The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 30 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.19% 6.46% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 6.93% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Average daily rate £550 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £548 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 332 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.22% 93.26% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 207 181
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) CRM
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) MCSE
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) Intel
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) SOA
7 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) Retail
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (10.64%) SaaS
8 5 (10.64%) Information Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) MPLS
1 1 (2.13%) Multicast
1 1 (2.13%) NAS
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.51%) SCADA
2 4 (8.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
1 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
1 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) CRM
2 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 7 (14.89%) SOA
5 6 (12.77%) Data Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Information Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) Communications Security
7 4 (8.51%) Content Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) Data Security
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C#
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) MCSE
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Intel
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 5 (10.64%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) Adobe
5 4 (8.51%) FatWire
5 4 (8.51%) Guidewire
5 4 (8.51%) hybris
5 4 (8.51%) MuleSoft
5 4 (8.51%) Pega
5 4 (8.51%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.13%) VMware