The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 67 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.25% 0.48% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.51% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Average daily rate
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£429 £415 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £402 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1175 1171 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.16% 92.94% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 638 670
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 83 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 - 8 £520 -
Woking - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £525 - 2
Camberley - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 8 (28.57%) Python
5 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Hive
5 8 (28.57%) HBase
5 8 (28.57%) Big Data
5 8 (28.57%) Analytics
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Pig
5 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) OOP
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) Sybase
6 7 (25.00%) DB2
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Couchbase
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) UNIX
7 6 (21.43%) Perl
7 6 (21.43%) Project Planning

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (28.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Network Security
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) xDSL
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Frame Relay
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) ATM
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) SDH
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) DWDM
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 8 (28.57%) Apache Hive
2 8 (28.57%) HBase
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 7 (25.00%) DB2
3 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (21.43%) Couchbase
4 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (21.43%) RapidMiner
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) YourKit
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
1 6 (21.43%) MapReduce
2 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Lucene
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Struts
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
3 8 (28.57%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
4 7 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Data Security
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) SOA
9 2 (7.14%) UML
9 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.14%) Use Case
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (21.43%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) R
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) CCIE
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) Cloudera
3 6 (21.43%) Tableau
4 3 (10.71%) CommVault
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) RightFax
6 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec