The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 81 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 11 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.80% 0.82% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.89% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £355 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £566 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
Technical Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1279 1351 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.43% 92.60% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 756 576
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 85
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.60 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Surrey region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Surrey region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +15 7 £505 +1.00%
Guildford +3 2 £450 -26.22% 1
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (25.00%) MCITP
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) CRM

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) HSRP
4 2 (10.00%) VPLS
4 2 (10.00%) xDSL
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) TACACS
4 2 (10.00%) VRRP
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCITP
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Tufin
5 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle