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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 89 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 1.15% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.25% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£444 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £336 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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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
1284 1196 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.98% 91.93% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 713 687
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 67
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) SAP