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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 32 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 125 107 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.14% 6.25% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 6.79% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 34
Average daily rate
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£500 £458 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £383 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £606 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £44.63 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.17% -0.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
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
1830 1576 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.88% 92.00% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 834 595
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 98 173
Average hourly rate £12.75 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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
Basingstoke +24 39 £500 +11.11% 2
Southampton 0 21 £513 -19.60% 17
Havant -6 6 - -
Fareham -1 5 £550 +29.41% 2
Farnborough -13 5 £425 -10.99% 2
Hook -20 3 £430 -0.07% 3
Portsmouth -8 2 - - 1
Winchester -8 2 £638 +49.12%
Aldershot - 1 £400 - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 131 (49.25%) Security Cleared
2 100 (37.59%) SC Cleared
3 56 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (20.30%) DV Cleared
5 48 (18.05%) Oracle
5 48 (18.05%) SOA
6 47 (17.67%) VMware
7 44 (16.54%) Apache
8 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
9 39 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (13.16%) Linux
10 35 (13.16%) J2EE
11 34 (12.78%) Open Source
12 33 (12.41%) UNIX
13 30 (11.28%) Web Services
14 29 (10.90%) Telecoms
14 29 (10.90%) TOGAF
15 27 (10.15%) Java
15 27 (10.15%) Internet
16 25 (9.40%) Maven
16 25 (9.40%) Firewall
16 25 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (9.02%) Scrum
17 24 (9.02%) Windows
17 24 (9.02%) Eclipse
18 23 (8.65%) Middleware
19 22 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
20 21 (7.89%) Red Hat
21 20 (7.52%) WebLogic
22 19 (7.14%) Security Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 44 (16.54%) Apache
2 20 (7.52%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.38%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.50%) IIS
7 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) Documentum
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.38%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.75%) HFM
4 2 (0.75%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.15%) Internet
2 25 (9.40%) Firewall
3 13 (4.89%) SAN
4 7 (2.63%) BGP
5 6 (2.26%) NAS
5 6 (2.26%) Multicast
6 5 (1.88%) ATM
6 5 (1.88%) MVNO
7 3 (1.13%) DNS
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.75%) X.400
8 2 (0.75%) X.500
8 2 (0.75%) DWDM
8 2 (0.75%) LDAP
8 2 (0.75%) SMTP
8 2 (0.75%) FTP
8 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.64%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.26%) MySQL
4 8 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.50%) Big Data
8 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.75%) Essbase
10 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.38%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (9.40%) Maven
2 24 (9.02%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.89%) JIRA
4 12 (4.51%) FitNesse
4 12 (4.51%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.38%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Gradle
5 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
General
1 29 (10.90%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.51%) Finance
3 6 (2.26%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.26%) Military
4 5 (1.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.16%) J2EE
2 30 (11.28%) Web Services
3 23 (8.65%) Middleware
4 19 (7.14%) PostGIS
5 16 (6.02%) Java EE
6 12 (4.51%) RESTful
7 9 (3.38%) .NET
7 9 (3.38%) SOAP
8 6 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.26%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.88%) Ajax
9 5 (1.88%) WCF
10 4 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.13%) HTML
11 3 (1.13%) SAML
11 3 (1.13%) OpenID
11 3 (1.13%) OAuth
12 2 (0.75%) REST
12 2 (0.75%) WebCenter
12 2 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.78%) Open Source
2 12 (4.51%) PKI
3 8 (3.01%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.26%) CESG
5 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.50%) e-Health
8 3 (1.13%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.13%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) RMADS
9 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) EPoS
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.16%) Linux
2 33 (12.41%) UNIX
3 24 (9.02%) Windows
4 12 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.13%) AIX
6 3 (1.13%) Solaris
6 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.75%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.05%) SOA
3 29 (10.90%) TOGAF
4 24 (9.02%) Scrum
5 19 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 15 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (5.64%) ITIL
7 13 (4.89%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (4.89%) Use Case
8 12 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.51%) Network Planning
8 12 (4.51%) Content Management
9 11 (4.14%) CRM
9 11 (4.14%) Network Architecture
9 11 (4.14%) Data Architecture
10 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (3.76%) Service Management
11 8 (3.01%) Analytics
11 8 (3.01%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.15%) Java
2 12 (4.51%) PHP
3 10 (3.76%) SQL
4 7 (2.63%) C#
5 6 (2.26%) Ruby
6 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.13%) C
8 2 (0.75%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.38%) Python
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (49.25%) Security Cleared
2 100 (37.59%) SC Cleared
3 54 (20.30%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.14%) Degree
5 7 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.26%) CCNP
7 5 (1.88%) CCIE
8 3 (1.13%) CCNA
8 3 (1.13%) CISSP
8 3 (1.13%) CISM
9 2 (0.75%) VTSP
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 25 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (4.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.63%) vSphere
5 4 (1.50%) XenServer
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) Puppet
2 9 (3.38%) Tivoli
2 9 (3.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (1.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.75%) MIIS
4 2 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 48 (18.05%) Oracle
2 47 (17.67%) VMware
3 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.77%) IBM
6 12 (4.51%) NetApp
7 11 (4.14%) HP
7 11 (4.14%) Cisco
8 7 (2.63%) Informatica
9 6 (2.26%) CA
10 5 (1.88%) Citrix
11 4 (1.50%) Juniper
11 4 (1.50%) Apple
11 4 (1.50%) EMC
12 3 (1.13%) SAP
12 3 (1.13%) Sun
12 3 (1.13%) BMC
12 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.13%) Remedy
12 3 (1.13%) McAfee
Hampshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Hook
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 4 days ago