The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 135 79 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.41% 4.90% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 5.22% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 86
Average daily rate
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£455 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £675 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.25 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -27.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1915 1514 1824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.89% 93.86% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 900 963
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 123 167
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Hampshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Southampton +6 26 £450 -30.76% 4
Basingstoke +21 24 £600 +14.28%
Farnborough -2 8 £415 -27.82% 1
Portsmouth -2 8 £450 -20.00% 2
Havant +4 6 £575 +15.28% 1
Fareham -3 4 £519 +6.41%
Hook -23 4 £473 +2.16%
Andover - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 139 (49.82%) Security Cleared
2 98 (35.13%) SC Cleared
3 63 (22.58%) Oracle
4 55 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.64%) Web Services
6 49 (17.56%) VMware
7 43 (15.41%) SOA
8 42 (15.05%) DV Cleared
9 40 (14.34%) Apache
9 40 (14.34%) J2EE
10 39 (13.98%) Internet
11 33 (11.83%) Maven
12 32 (11.47%) Technical Architecture
12 32 (11.47%) UNIX
13 31 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (10.75%) Eclipse
15 28 (10.04%) ITIL
16 25 (8.96%) Open Source
16 25 (8.96%) Jenkins
17 24 (8.60%) Puppet
17 24 (8.60%) Firewall
18 23 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (8.24%) Security Architecture
18 23 (8.24%) PostGIS
19 22 (7.89%) Scrum
19 22 (7.89%) Telecoms
20 21 (7.53%) Windows
20 21 (7.53%) Linux
20 21 (7.53%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.34%) Apache
2 13 (4.66%) Apache Solr
3 11 (3.94%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.08%) JBoss
7 3 (1.08%) SAS
7 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (1.08%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) Documentum
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.72%) HFM
5 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.17%) SaaS
3 5 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.98%) Internet
2 24 (8.60%) Firewall
3 12 (4.30%) LDAP
4 8 (2.87%) Network Security
5 7 (2.51%) HTTP
5 7 (2.51%) WAN
6 6 (2.15%) LAN
6 6 (2.15%) SAN
7 5 (1.79%) X.400
7 5 (1.79%) X.500
7 5 (1.79%) DNS
8 4 (1.43%) S/MIME
8 4 (1.43%) BGP
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.72%) VLAN
10 2 (0.72%) OSPF
10 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.36%) NAS
11 1 (0.36%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (4.66%) MySQL
2 13 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.30%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.58%) Big Data
5 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.08%) DB2
10 2 (0.72%) Essbase
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 33 (11.83%) Maven
2 30 (10.75%) Eclipse
3 25 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.17%) FitNesse
4 20 (7.17%) Cucumber
4 20 (7.17%) JIRA
5 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.79%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.08%) Selenium
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.08%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.08%) Gradle
7 3 (1.08%) JUnit
7 3 (1.08%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.17%) Military
3 15 (5.38%) Finance
4 8 (2.87%) Retail
5 7 (2.51%) Marketing
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.64%) Web Services
2 40 (14.34%) J2EE
3 23 (8.24%) PostGIS
4 21 (7.53%) RESTful
5 17 (6.09%) SOAP
6 11 (3.94%) .NET
7 10 (3.58%) REST
8 8 (2.87%) JSP
8 8 (2.87%) Middleware
9 7 (2.51%) WebCenter
10 5 (1.79%) XML
11 4 (1.43%) Ajax
12 3 (1.08%) OAuth
12 3 (1.08%) OpenID
12 3 (1.08%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.08%) SAML
12 3 (1.08%) WSDL
12 3 (1.08%) JMS
12 3 (1.08%) XSD
12 3 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.96%) Open Source
2 14 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.58%) CESG
4 7 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.51%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.43%) PKI
8 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.08%) Social Media
8 3 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.72%) IVR
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) RMADS
9 2 (0.72%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.47%) UNIX
2 21 (7.53%) Windows
2 21 (7.53%) Linux
3 13 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.51%) Windows Vista
5 6 (2.15%) Android
6 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.43%) Solaris
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.41%) SOA
3 32 (11.47%) Technical Architecture
4 28 (10.04%) ITIL
5 23 (8.24%) Security Architecture
6 22 (7.89%) Scrum
7 21 (7.53%) Network Architecture
8 17 (6.09%) Migration
9 16 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.66%) Information Assurance
11 13 (4.66%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.30%) Network Planning
13 11 (3.94%) CRM
14 10 (3.58%) Information Security
14 10 (3.58%) Content Management
14 10 (3.58%) Use Case
14 10 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (3.23%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.45%) Java
2 17 (6.09%) SQL
3 10 (3.58%) C
3 10 (3.58%) PHP
4 5 (1.79%) Python
4 5 (1.79%) Perl
5 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.08%) C#
7 2 (0.72%) ABAP
7 2 (0.72%) VBA
8 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 139 (49.82%) Security Cleared
2 98 (35.13%) SC Cleared
3 42 (15.05%) DV Cleared
4 18 (6.45%) Degree
5 4 (1.43%) CISM
5 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.43%) CISSP
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CCIE
7 2 (0.72%) VTSP
8 1 (0.36%) VCAP
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCSE
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.23%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
5 2 (0.72%) XenServer
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (8.60%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.72%) MIIS
6 1 (0.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (22.58%) Oracle
2 49 (17.56%) VMware
3 21 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.30%) Cisco
5 7 (2.51%) Citrix
5 7 (2.51%) Informatica
6 6 (2.15%) HP
7 5 (1.79%) Lumension
7 5 (1.79%) McAfee
7 5 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.43%) Siebel
8 4 (1.43%) EMC
8 4 (1.43%) Software AG
8 4 (1.43%) Juniper
8 4 (1.43%) Sophos
9 3 (1.08%) webMethods
9 3 (1.08%) NetApp
9 3 (1.08%) CA
9 3 (1.08%) SAP
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Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago