Period
to 20 January 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 120 217 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.89% 7.13% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.40% 7.54% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 134 136
Surrey median daily rate £590 £581 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +5.68% +10.00%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £438
90th Percentile £725 £688 £638
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South East median hourly rate £75.00 £73.34 £80.73
% change year-on-year +2.26% -9.15% +65.60%

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 1,622 2,877 2,594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 94.48% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 2,043 1,823
Surrey median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £606 £585
South East median daily rate £438 £433 £420
% change year-on-year +1.16% +2.98% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 64 73
Surrey median hourly rate £17.45 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.12% +35.29% -19.05%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.65 £11.79
90th Percentile £53.88 £51.00 £48.57
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £20.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.23% +13.19% +2.86%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +20 46 £590 +31.11% 3
Guildford +3 15 £525 -12.50% 4
Woking 0 5 £613 +58.68% 1
Epsom 0 4 £625 +16.28% 1
Staines -7 4 £600 +2.13% 2
Egham -4 3 £520 -9.57%
Weybridge -4 1 £575 +17.95%
Leatherhead -6 1 - - 3
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 34 (28.33%) Azure
2 24 (20.00%) AWS
3 20 (16.67%) Firewall
4 18 (15.00%) Finance
4 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (14.17%) Migration
6 15 (12.50%) Office 365
7 14 (11.67%) TOGAF
7 14 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.83%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) Analytics
8 13 (10.83%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (10.00%) IaaS
9 12 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.00%) SAP
9 12 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (9.17%) CCNA
10 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
10 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.17%) Network Security
10 11 (9.17%) Microservices
10 11 (9.17%) PaaS
11 10 (8.33%) Data Governance
11 10 (8.33%) Ansible
11 10 (8.33%) CCNP

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 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.83%) Mule
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) SAP MDG
1 8 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (5.00%) SAP MDM
3 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.83%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.33%) Azure
2 24 (20.00%) AWS
3 15 (12.50%) Office 365
4 12 (10.00%) IaaS
5 11 (9.17%) PaaS
6 9 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (7.50%) SaaS
7 6 (5.00%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.17%) GCP
9 4 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (3.33%) GitHub
9 4 (3.33%) Serverless
10 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.67%) Slack
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) Firewall
2 11 (9.17%) Network Security
3 9 (7.50%) HTTP
3 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.50%) VoIP
4 4 (3.33%) VPN
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.67%) LAN
6 2 (1.67%) VLAN
6 2 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) BGP
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.83%) IPsec
7 1 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) Big Data
2 5 (4.17%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.67%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.33%) Concordion
2 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.33%) EasyMock
2 4 (3.33%) Gradle
2 4 (3.33%) Maven
2 4 (3.33%) Mockito
2 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Hudson
4 1 (0.83%) MagicDraw
4 1 (0.83%) Postman
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Marketing
3 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.67%) Automotive
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Web Services
2 5 (4.17%) OAuth
2 5 (4.17%) OpenID
3 4 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.50%) .NET
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) RESTful
5 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.00%) Digital Signage
2 4 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Acoustics
5 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (14.17%) Migration
3 14 (11.67%) TOGAF
4 13 (10.83%) Analytics
4 13 (10.83%) Data Modelling
4 13 (10.83%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (9.17%) Microservices
6 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 10 (8.33%) Project Delivery
8 9 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (7.50%) Data Architecture
9 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.67%) Information Architecture
9 8 (6.67%) People Management
9 8 (6.67%) Scrum
9 8 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) Java
1 6 (5.00%) Python
2 4 (3.33%) Scala
3 3 (2.50%) ABAP
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.17%) CCNA
4 10 (8.33%) CCNP
5 9 (7.50%) CCIE
6 8 (6.67%) CISSP
6 8 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (2.50%) SLA
4 2 (1.67%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.83%) NCSC
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Ansible
1 10 (8.33%) Terraform
2 8 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.17%) RSA Archer
4 4 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.00%) SAP
4 7 (5.83%) Informatica
5 6 (5.00%) Google
6 5 (4.17%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.50%) Ariba
8 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle
8 3 (2.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (1.67%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.67%) Cognos
9 2 (1.67%) Demandware
9 2 (1.67%) F5
9 2 (1.67%) Jitterbit
9 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds