Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 217 193 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.53% 6.85% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 7.23% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 131 74
Surrey median daily rate £600 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £475 £435 £406
90th Percentile £706 £638 £588
South East median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £80.73 £53.50
% change year-on-year -9.15% +50.90% +12.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,127 2,671 2,106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 94.75% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,218 1,892 1,372
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.34%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £185
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 113
Surrey median hourly rate £24.25 £17.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.65% -19.05% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.62 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.63 £43.90
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Surrey

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -6 34 £575 +2.22% 4
Guildford +6 29 £594 +13.10% 8
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 23 £688 +25.00%
Leatherhead +6 15 £600 +12.94% 1
Reigate 0 15 £588 -2.08% 8
Woking - 11 £386 - 4
Redhill +8 4 £650 +11.59%
Epsom +5 4 £538 - 1
Chertsey +2 2 - - 2
Weybridge -3 2 £506 +1.25%
Dorking - 2 £613 -
Egham -1 1 - - 1
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 48 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (19.35%) Finance
4 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (12.44%) TOGAF
6 26 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (10.60%) GDPR
9 22 (10.14%) Technical Leadership
10 21 (9.68%) Migration
10 21 (9.68%) Scrum
10 21 (9.68%) Oracle
11 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (9.22%) SaaS
12 19 (8.76%) Java
13 18 (8.29%) Active Directory
13 18 (8.29%) Security Cleared
13 18 (8.29%) DevOps
13 18 (8.29%) Microservices
14 17 (7.83%) SC Cleared
15 16 (7.37%) SQL Server
15 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
16 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
16 15 (6.91%) Citrix
16 15 (6.91%) Information Management
16 15 (6.91%) Docker
16 15 (6.91%) Office 365
17 14 (6.45%) Data Protection
17 14 (6.45%) Kanban
17 14 (6.45%) Technical Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.23%) SAS
3 5 (2.30%) Anypoint
3 5 (2.30%) Apache
3 5 (2.30%) Mule
4 4 (1.84%) IIS
4 4 (1.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.38%) FileNet
5 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.92%) CMS
6 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.92%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (9.22%) SaaS
4 15 (6.91%) Office 365
5 12 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.07%) Serverless
7 7 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.23%) PaaS
8 5 (2.30%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.84%) Apigee
9 4 (1.84%) Azure Functions
9 4 (1.84%) Route 53
10 2 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.92%) Heroku
10 2 (0.92%) IaaS
10 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) Firewall
2 8 (3.69%) Network Security
2 8 (3.69%) WAN
3 7 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (2.30%) MPLS
4 5 (2.30%) Wireless
5 4 (1.84%) Internet
5 4 (1.84%) Skype
5 4 (1.84%) VPN
6 3 (1.38%) BGP
6 3 (1.38%) DNS
6 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.38%) FlexRay
6 3 (1.38%) LAN
6 3 (1.38%) NAS
6 3 (1.38%) OSPF
6 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.92%) FTP
7 2 (0.92%) IPsec
7 2 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.23%) Big Data
4 6 (2.76%) DataStage
4 6 (2.76%) QualityStage
5 5 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.84%) DTS
6 4 (1.84%) NewSQL
6 4 (1.84%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.38%) Adabas
7 3 (1.38%) MySQL
7 3 (1.38%) Power BI
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.92%) Redis
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.38%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (0.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) GitLab
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (19.35%) Finance
2 6 (2.76%) Billing
2 6 (2.76%) Marketing
3 4 (1.84%) Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Legal
4 3 (1.38%) Local Government
4 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.99%) .NET
2 11 (5.07%) Middleware
3 10 (4.61%) JSON
3 10 (4.61%) SOAP
4 9 (4.15%) REST
5 8 (3.69%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.69%) XML
6 7 (3.23%) J2EE
7 5 (2.30%) COM
7 5 (2.30%) OAuth
7 5 (2.30%) Spring
7 5 (2.30%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.84%) RESTful
8 4 (1.84%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) WCF
9 3 (1.38%) Java EE
9 3 (1.38%) OAuth2
10 2 (0.92%) Ember.js
10 2 (0.92%) Kafka
10 2 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (3.69%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.84%) Fintech
6 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) PKI
7 3 (1.38%) PMI
7 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.92%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.92%) Replication
8 2 (0.92%) SCADA
9 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.46%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.45%) Windows
2 10 (4.61%) Linux
3 8 (3.69%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.84%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.38%) AIX
6 2 (0.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) SUSE
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.44%) TOGAF
3 25 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.14%) Technical Leadership
5 21 (9.68%) Migration
5 21 (9.68%) Scrum
6 18 (8.29%) DevOps
6 18 (8.29%) Microservices
7 16 (7.37%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.91%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.91%) Information Management
9 14 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 14 (6.45%) Kanban
9 14 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (5.53%) Security Architecture
11 11 (5.07%) ETL
11 11 (5.07%) IT Strategy
11 11 (5.07%) Service Design
11 11 (5.07%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (4.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.76%) Java
2 11 (5.07%) C
3 10 (4.61%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.23%) Perl
4 7 (3.23%) VBA
5 6 (2.76%) C#
5 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.76%) SQL
6 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.84%) Python
7 3 (1.38%) Natural
8 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.46%) ABAP
9 1 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) Cypher
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) Scala
9 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.69%) CISSP
4 6 (2.76%) CISA
4 6 (2.76%) CISM
4 6 (2.76%) Degree
5 5 (2.30%) CCIE
5 5 (2.30%) CCNA
5 5 (2.30%) CCNP
5 5 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.92%) CCDA
7 2 (0.92%) CCDP
7 2 (0.92%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (0.92%) CCSA
7 2 (0.92%) CCSE
7 2 (0.92%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.92%) JNCIE
7 2 (0.92%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.60%) GDPR
2 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.69%) NIST 800
3 3 (1.38%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.91%) Docker
3 5 (2.30%) NFS
3 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.38%) Samba
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.92%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.76%) Ansible
2 6 (2.76%) SCCM
2 6 (2.76%) Terraform
3 4 (1.84%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.92%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.92%) CASB
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.92%) SCOM
4 2 (0.92%) vRealize
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.68%) Oracle
3 15 (6.91%) Citrix
4 14 (6.45%) SAP
5 12 (5.53%) IBM
5 12 (5.53%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (5.07%) VMware
7 8 (3.69%) hybris
8 5 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.30%) Cisco
9 4 (1.84%) Juniper
9 4 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.38%) CA
10 3 (1.38%) Casewise
11 2 (0.92%) Avaya
11 2 (0.92%) Dell
11 2 (0.92%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.92%) F5
11 2 (0.92%) HP
11 2 (0.92%) Symantec