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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.61% 2.40% 10.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 2.75% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
Architect
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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
105 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.59% 87.20% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £70.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (25.00%) E-business
5 4 (25.00%) Military
5 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) CEH
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) E-business
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Security
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware