Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 198 155 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.14% 5.77% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 6.08% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 99 93
Surrey median daily rate £600 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £478 £425 £413
90th Percentile £710 £645 £600
South East median daily rate £569 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.00
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £62.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +18.29% +19.23% +9.47%

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 3,045 2,551 2,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.01% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,139 1,799 1,476
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £209
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 109
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +15.30%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.79 £12.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +8 47 £575 - 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 26 £688 +22.77% 1
Guildford -3 20 £613 +16.67% 7
Reigate -3 14 £588 +6.82% 4
Redhill +10 8 £650 +11.59% 4
Leatherhead +2 8 £600 +20.00%
Woking +13 7 £397 - 1
Epsom +6 3 £525 - 2
Chertsey +5 2 - - 3
Dorking - 2 £613 -
Weybridge - 2 £506 - 1
Egham +2 1 - -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (19.19%) TOGAF
4 35 (17.68%) Finance
5 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.13%) GDPR
7 25 (12.63%) Scrum
8 22 (11.11%) Java
8 22 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (10.10%) UML
10 19 (9.60%) Active Directory
10 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (9.09%) Security Architecture
12 17 (8.59%) SaaS
12 17 (8.59%) Kanban
13 16 (8.08%) SAP
13 16 (8.08%) Oracle
13 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (7.58%) Office 365
15 14 (7.07%) Docker
15 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
15 14 (7.07%) Windows
15 14 (7.07%) IBM
15 14 (7.07%) Data Modelling
15 14 (7.07%) Migration
15 14 (7.07%) Information Security
16 13 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (6.06%) Citrix
17 12 (6.06%) CISSP
17 12 (6.06%) Firewall

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 8 (4.04%) SAS
2 7 (3.54%) IIS
3 6 (3.03%) Anypoint
3 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.53%) Mule
5 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.52%) FileNet
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.01%) CMS
6 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.53%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.02%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.51%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.59%) SaaS
4 15 (7.58%) Office 365
5 12 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (5.05%) Serverless
7 6 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.02%) Apigee
8 4 (2.02%) Azure Functions
8 4 (2.02%) IaaS
9 3 (1.52%) PaaS
10 2 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.01%) Heroku
10 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.01%) Route 53
10 2 (1.01%) Veeva
11 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) Firewall
2 10 (5.05%) Network Security
3 9 (4.55%) WAN
4 7 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (2.53%) LAN
5 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.02%) IPsec
6 4 (2.02%) MPLS
6 4 (2.02%) VPN
6 4 (2.02%) Wireless
7 3 (1.52%) BGP
7 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.52%) FlexRay
7 3 (1.52%) Internet
7 3 (1.52%) OSPF
8 2 (1.01%) DNS
8 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.01%) NAS
9 1 (0.51%) ATM
9 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) DataStage
2 6 (3.03%) QualityStage
3 4 (2.02%) Big Data
3 4 (2.02%) DTS
3 4 (2.02%) Power BI
3 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.52%) Adabas
4 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) Redis
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.52%) Rational Team Concert
1 3 (1.52%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (17.68%) Finance
2 3 (1.52%) Legal
2 3 (1.52%) Local Government
2 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
4 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) Middleware
2 10 (5.05%) .NET
2 10 (5.05%) JSON
2 10 (5.05%) REST
2 10 (5.05%) SOAP
3 9 (4.55%) OAuth
3 9 (4.55%) XML
4 7 (3.54%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.54%) J2EE
4 7 (3.54%) Spring
4 7 (3.54%) Spring Boot
4 7 (3.54%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (2.53%) COM
5 5 (2.53%) OAuth2
6 4 (2.02%) Java EE
6 4 (2.02%) RESTful
6 4 (2.02%) WCF
6 4 (2.02%) Web Services
7 2 (1.01%) OpenID
7 2 (1.01%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.54%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.53%) PKI
6 5 (2.53%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.52%) PMI
7 3 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.01%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.01%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.07%) Windows
2 11 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 7 (3.54%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.19%) TOGAF
3 25 (12.63%) Scrum
4 20 (10.10%) UML
5 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 17 (8.59%) Kanban
8 14 (7.07%) Data Modelling
8 14 (7.07%) Information Security
8 14 (7.07%) Migration
9 12 (6.06%) OWASP
10 11 (5.56%) CRM
10 11 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 11 (5.56%) ETL
10 11 (5.56%) Project Management
10 11 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.05%) Microservices
12 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.11%) Java
2 8 (4.04%) Perl
2 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.54%) VBA
4 5 (2.53%) C#
4 5 (2.53%) Python
5 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.52%) Natural
6 3 (1.52%) SQL
7 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) Cypher
8 1 (0.51%) Java 8
8 1 (0.51%) R
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) CISSP
2 11 (5.56%) CISA
2 11 (5.56%) CISM
2 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.55%) Degree
3 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.03%) CCNA
4 6 (3.03%) CCNP
4 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.02%) CCIE
6 3 (1.52%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.52%) IISP
6 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.01%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) CCSE
8 1 (0.51%) GIAC
8 1 (0.51%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.51%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.51%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.13%) GDPR
2 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.55%) NIST 800
4 4 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (1.52%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.52%) ISO 26262
5 3 (1.52%) ISO 31000
5 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.01%) QA
7 1 (0.51%) COBIT
7 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) Docker
3 2 (1.01%) NFS
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.04%) SCCM
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.52%) Ansible
4 3 (1.52%) Nessus
4 3 (1.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (1.01%) CASB
5 2 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.01%) Terraform
5 2 (1.01%) vRealize
6 1 (0.51%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle
2 16 (8.08%) SAP
3 14 (7.07%) IBM
4 13 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (6.06%) Citrix
6 9 (4.55%) Cisco
7 5 (2.53%) VMware
8 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (1.52%) Casewise
9 3 (1.52%) Imperva
9 3 (1.52%) Juniper
9 3 (1.52%) McAfee
9 3 (1.52%) Qualys
9 3 (1.52%) Sun
9 3 (1.52%) Symantec
9 3 (1.52%) Trend Micro
9 3 (1.52%) Tripwire