The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.33% 10.92% 9.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 11.93% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£490 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 8
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 109 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.50% 91.60% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 46
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.88 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
2 5 (55.56%) E-business
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) SABSA
3 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) VMS
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Financial Institution
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
1 5 (55.56%) E-business
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
1 5 (55.56%) SABSA
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware