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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 80 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.93% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.02% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
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£463 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.43% -7.36%
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
1287 1175 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.59% 90.80% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 643 599
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 115
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -28.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Guildford -2 3 £463 - 1
Woking - 1 £300 -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Technical Architect
South East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
6 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
6 10 (47.62%) SCCM
6 10 (47.62%) SCOM
6 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
7 9 (42.86%) ISA Server
7 9 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (42.86%) UAG
7 9 (42.86%) F5
7 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) MCSE
11 4 (19.05%) CRM
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (14.29%) MCITP

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) VPLS
3 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) xDSL
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.52%) HSRP
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
3 2 (9.52%) TACACS
3 2 (9.52%) VRRP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) WLAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (42.86%) ISA Server
3 9 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (42.86%) UAG
4 7 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) XenApp
7 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
1 10 (47.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) SolarWinds
3 9 (42.86%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) CommVault
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.52%) Tufin