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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.25% 3.39% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.77% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £490 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £478 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £578 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
82 106 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.13% 89.83% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware