Period
to 23 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 317 286 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.05% 7.76% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.64% 8.26% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 149 159
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £560 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% +2.44%
10th Percentile £425 £450 £396
90th Percentile £638 £675 £628
South East median daily rate £550 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £51.13 £77.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.96% - -
South East median hourly rate £78.75 £73.34 £62.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% +18.29% +15.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,287 3,461 3,344
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 93.95% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,001 2,062 2,002
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £221
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 202 165
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +8.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.09 £47.18
South East median hourly rate £23.25 £20.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.82% +11.53% -5.26%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 63 £538 -16.02% 19
Portsmouth +14 37 £563 +4.65% 5
Southampton +11 35 £538 -8.51% 13
Winchester +14 31 £550 +4.76% 2
Fareham +5 25 £550 - 5
Hook +5 14 £500 +1.27%
Havant +8 9 £563 -7.22% 1
Aldershot -4 8 £600 +41.18% 2
Farnborough -23 8 £538 -0.46% 4
Gosport +2 7 £574 +9.29%
Eastleigh +3 5 £600 +2.13% 1
Romsey - 3 £500 -
Fleet +17 2 - -
Andover +4 2 £538 -10.42%
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 83 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 78 (24.61%) Azure
3 74 (23.34%) Microsoft
4 58 (18.30%) Windows
5 57 (17.98%) Oracle
6 49 (15.46%) VMware
7 46 (14.51%) Active Directory
8 43 (13.56%) TOGAF
9 40 (12.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 39 (12.30%) SC Cleared
11 38 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (11.67%) SQL
13 36 (11.36%) Migration
14 35 (11.04%) Linux
15 34 (10.73%) Web Services
15 34 (10.73%) Office 365
16 32 (10.09%) PaaS
17 30 (9.46%) AWS
18 29 (9.15%) DevOps
18 29 (9.15%) Technical Leadership
19 27 (8.52%) Citrix
19 27 (8.52%) Finance
20 26 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 24 (7.57%) CRM
21 24 (7.57%) Cisco
22 23 (7.26%) Telecoms
22 23 (7.26%) Public Cloud
23 22 (6.94%) SaaS
23 22 (6.94%) ITIL

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.84%) Apache Spark
1 9 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.21%) Jupyter
2 7 (2.21%) SAS
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.26%) CMS
4 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.95%) IIS
5 3 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.52%) SAP ERP
4 7 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (24.61%) Azure
2 34 (10.73%) Office 365
3 32 (10.09%) PaaS
4 30 (9.46%) AWS
5 22 (6.94%) SaaS
6 20 (6.31%) IaaS
7 19 (5.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (2.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 7 (2.21%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.63%) Boomi
12 2 (0.63%) GitHub
12 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.63%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.32%) Force.com
13 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.32%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) DNS
2 16 (5.05%) Firewall
3 12 (3.79%) DHCP
4 11 (3.47%) WAN
5 10 (3.15%) LAN
6 9 (2.84%) NetScaler
7 7 (2.21%) SAN
8 6 (1.89%) VLAN
9 5 (1.58%) 3GPP
9 5 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.58%) Wireless
10 4 (1.26%) BGP
10 4 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (1.26%) OSPF
10 4 (1.26%) VPN
10 4 (1.26%) WLAN
11 3 (0.95%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (0.95%) DAB
11 3 (0.95%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.36%) Big Data
3 15 (4.73%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.15%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.21%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.21%) Apache Zeppelin
8 7 (2.21%) HBase
8 7 (2.21%) Impala
9 6 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (1.89%) Power BI
10 5 (1.58%) DB2
10 5 (1.58%) Ingres
10 5 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.26%) MySQL
12 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) ERwin
1 2 (0.63%) MSI
1 2 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.32%) ER Studio
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.32%) PowerDesigner
General
1 27 (8.52%) Finance
2 23 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.36%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.47%) Retail
5 6 (1.89%) Billing
6 5 (1.58%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.26%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.73%) Web Services
2 21 (6.62%) Kafka
3 18 (5.68%) Middleware
4 16 (5.05%) XML
5 15 (4.73%) OAuth
6 12 (3.79%) SAML
7 9 (2.84%) JSON
7 9 (2.84%) OpenID
7 9 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (2.52%) SOAP
9 7 (2.21%) Apache NiFi
9 7 (2.21%) REST
10 6 (1.89%) .NET
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (1.58%) XSD
12 4 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (0.95%) LDAP
13 3 (0.95%) React
13 3 (0.95%) Swagger
13 3 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.26%) Public Cloud
2 19 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.42%) PKI
5 10 (3.15%) Frameworx
5 10 (3.15%) TM Forum
5 10 (3.15%) User Experience
6 9 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (1.58%) CMDB
7 5 (1.58%) Digital Signage
8 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.30%) Windows
2 35 (11.04%) Linux
3 21 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 18 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.52%) AIX
6 7 (2.21%) CentOS
7 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.26%) VMS
10 2 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.56%) TOGAF
2 40 (12.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 38 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (11.36%) Migration
6 29 (9.15%) DevOps
6 29 (9.15%) Technical Leadership
7 24 (7.57%) CRM
8 22 (6.94%) ITIL
9 20 (6.31%) Analytics
9 20 (6.31%) Presales
9 20 (6.31%) Project Delivery
9 20 (6.31%) SOA
10 18 (5.68%) Information Security
11 17 (5.36%) Data Analytics
12 16 (5.05%) Data Management
12 16 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.05%) Service Design
13 15 (4.73%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (4.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.67%) SQL
2 10 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.89%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.58%) Java
5 3 (0.95%) C
6 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.63%) Python
6 2 (0.63%) XQuery
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.99%) Degree
4 15 (4.73%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.84%) CCNP
6 9 (2.84%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.89%) CCIE
8 6 (1.89%) HND
9 5 (1.58%) CCDP
9 5 (1.58%) MCP
9 5 (1.58%) MCSE
9 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.26%) CCNA
11 3 (0.95%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.63%) CISSP
13 1 (0.32%) LPIC
13 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.73%) QA
2 9 (2.84%) GDPR
3 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) NCSC
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (14.51%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.84%) Docker
6 7 (2.21%) HDFS
6 7 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.89%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.89%) vSphere
8 5 (1.58%) vCloud
9 4 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.95%) NFS
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (5.68%) SCCM
2 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.21%) Oozie
4 6 (1.89%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.58%) Terraform
5 5 (1.58%) vRealize
6 4 (1.26%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.26%) Kibana
6 4 (1.26%) logstash
6 4 (1.26%) SCOM
7 3 (0.95%) Ansible
7 3 (0.95%) TIBCO Hawk
7 3 (0.95%) WSUS
8 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 74 (23.34%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.98%) Oracle
3 49 (15.46%) VMware
4 27 (8.52%) Citrix
5 24 (7.57%) Cisco
6 10 (3.15%) SAP
7 9 (2.84%) IBM
7 9 (2.84%) Workday
8 8 (2.52%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.52%) Dell
8 8 (2.52%) EMC
8 8 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.21%) F5
9 7 (2.21%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.21%) Juniper
9 7 (2.21%) NetApp
9 7 (2.21%) StreamSets
10 5 (1.58%) CyberArk
10 5 (1.58%) Veritas