The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.02% 1.00% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 1.02% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £525 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £479
% change year-on-year
- +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+8.71% +10.92%
Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
125 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 93.98% 98.00% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 44
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
6 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (20.69%) AIX
6 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) SIEM
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) HPUX
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) CEH
8 4 (13.79%) Military
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (13.79%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) JDBC
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Struts
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) AIX
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) HPUX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) SIEM
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) E-business
6 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) CISSP
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) CEH
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) BMC
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Trillium