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 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 7 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 45 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.16% 5.01% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.72% 5.34% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -9.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £66.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +83.33%
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 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
328 337 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.91% 93.87% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 250 179
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% +97.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2015, 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 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Intel
3 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (29.73%) MCSE
3 22 (29.73%) ITIL
3 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
5 17 (22.97%) Java
6 14 (18.92%) Finance
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.86%) Java EE
9 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.16%) 3D Modelling
9 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
10 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (9.46%) Games
11 7 (9.46%) Docker
11 7 (9.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (8.11%) Microservices
12 6 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (8.11%) Software Architecture
12 6 (8.11%) Physics
12 6 (8.11%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
1 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (28.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Simulink
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) ADSL
1 1 (1.35%) LAN
1 1 (1.35%) WAN
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) MPLS
1 1 (1.35%) OSPF
1 1 (1.35%) BGP
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
1 1 (1.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.35%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) ERwin
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Games
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) Java EE
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) Flash
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.35%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Physics
2 4 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) GIS
3 3 (4.05%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) SCADA
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.16%) 3D Modelling
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.11%) Software Architecture
5 6 (8.11%) Microservices
6 5 (6.76%) Open Source
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.41%) Data Management
7 4 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.41%) Migration
7 4 (5.41%) ETL
7 4 (5.41%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.05%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.05%) SOA
8 3 (4.05%) UML
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VB
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) MCSE
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Intel
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
4 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.70%) ESRI
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Juniper
5 1 (1.35%) Ariba
5 1 (1.35%) FatWire
5 1 (1.35%) Retek
5 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Pega
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) Lumension
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