Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 356 294 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.50% 8.27% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.05% 8.70% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 173 272
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +8.51%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £415
90th Percentile £675 £624 £636
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £29.00
South East median hourly rate £28.97 £29.92 £52.00
% change year-on-year -3.19% -42.46% +40.54%

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 3,542 3,381 3,953
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 95.13% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,070 2,017 2,536
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £242 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 207 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.19 £46.00 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.62
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.42% +12.10%

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 16 August 2018.

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
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 16 August 2018. 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 +9 58 £450 -2.86% 16
Southampton -12 46 £550 - 3
Winchester +6 23 £525 +7.69% 1
Portsmouth +1 20 £525 -8.70% 6
Havant +9 17 £575 +3.37% 1
Farnborough -10 15 £500 +11.11% 3
Hook -8 14 £488 +14.71%
Fareham +7 9 £550 -15.38% 2
Gosport - 7 £570 -
Fleet -14 2 £600 +17.07%
Eastleigh -7 1 - - 2
Andover -8 1 - - 2
Aldershot - 1 £425 - 1
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 110 (30.90%) Security Cleared
2 76 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 68 (19.10%) Oracle
4 66 (18.54%) Microsoft
4 66 (18.54%) Migration
5 65 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 63 (17.70%) Windows
7 58 (16.29%) SQL
8 56 (15.73%) VMware
9 55 (15.45%) Cisco
10 48 (13.48%) Middleware
10 48 (13.48%) Windows Server
11 46 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (12.64%) Hyper-V
13 43 (12.08%) Firewall
14 41 (11.52%) Citrix
15 39 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (10.11%) Linux
17 35 (9.83%) XML
18 34 (9.55%) Active Directory
18 34 (9.55%) SaaS
19 33 (9.27%) TOGAF
19 33 (9.27%) Network Design
20 31 (8.71%) Data Modelling
21 30 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (8.15%) Service Management
22 29 (8.15%) AIX
23 28 (7.87%) Telecoms
23 28 (7.87%) PaaS
23 28 (7.87%) DV Cleared

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 8 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (2.25%) Apache
2 6 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.12%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.84%) IIS
5 3 (0.84%) JBoss
5 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.56%) CICS
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.84%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (9.55%) SaaS
3 28 (7.87%) PaaS
4 25 (7.02%) IaaS
5 21 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (2.81%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (2.53%) Office 365
8 6 (1.69%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 5 (1.40%) Azure Machine Learning
9 5 (1.40%) Data Lake Analytics
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.84%) Boomi
11 2 (0.56%) BlueKai
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.08%) Firewall
2 22 (6.18%) SAN
3 20 (5.62%) DNS
4 18 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (4.78%) VPN
6 16 (4.49%) DHCP
6 16 (4.49%) LAN
7 15 (4.21%) WAN
8 14 (3.93%) BGP
8 14 (3.93%) OSPF
9 12 (3.37%) NetScaler
9 12 (3.37%) VLAN
10 11 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (3.09%) Wireless
11 10 (2.81%) DAB
12 9 (2.53%) Internet
13 6 (1.69%) Cisco Firepower
13 6 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (1.69%) SNMP
14 5 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.93%) Data Lake
4 13 (3.65%) Power BI
5 12 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.69%) Big Data
10 6 (1.69%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.84%) HDInsight
13 3 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (1.69%) JIRA
3 4 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.12%) XMLSpy
4 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.84%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.84%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.84%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (7.87%) Telecoms
2 14 (3.93%) Finance
3 11 (3.09%) Billing
4 10 (2.81%) Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Military
6 4 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.48%) Middleware
2 35 (9.83%) XML
3 14 (3.93%) .NET
3 14 (3.93%) RESTful
4 13 (3.65%) JSON
5 11 (3.09%) XSD
6 9 (2.53%) REST
6 9 (2.53%) Web Services
7 8 (2.25%) LDAP
8 7 (1.97%) HTML
8 7 (1.97%) SOAP
9 6 (1.69%) WSDL
10 4 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.12%) CSS
10 4 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.12%) SailPoint
10 4 (1.12%) Spring
10 4 (1.12%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.34%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.37%) CMDB
4 11 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.09%) PKI
5 10 (2.81%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.97%) BYOD
7 7 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.97%) User Experience
8 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.84%) CCTV
9 3 (0.84%) IPTV
9 3 (0.84%) TM Forum
9 3 (0.84%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.70%) Windows
2 48 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 36 (10.11%) Linux
4 29 (8.15%) AIX
5 26 (7.30%) Windows 10
6 25 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (6.46%) Unix
8 15 (4.21%) Windows XP
9 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.97%) CentOS
10 7 (1.97%) SUSE
10 7 (1.97%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.40%) Android
11 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.54%) Migration
2 33 (9.27%) Network Design
2 33 (9.27%) TOGAF
3 31 (8.71%) Data Modelling
4 30 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (8.15%) Service Management
6 26 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (7.02%) Analytics
7 25 (7.02%) ITIL
8 19 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (4.49%) DevOps
10 15 (4.21%) CRM
11 14 (3.93%) Decision-Making
11 14 (3.93%) ITSM
11 14 (3.93%) Service Design
11 14 (3.93%) UML
12 13 (3.65%) Data Architecture
12 13 (3.65%) SOA
13 12 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.29%) SQL
2 14 (3.93%) Java
3 12 (3.37%) C
3 12 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.69%) Python
5 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.12%) C#
7 2 (0.56%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) Perl
7 2 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.28%) Ada
8 1 (0.28%) Java 8
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) R
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (30.90%) Security Cleared
2 76 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.87%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.65%) CCDP
6 12 (3.37%) CCNP
6 12 (3.37%) JNCIS
7 8 (2.25%) CCIE
8 6 (1.69%) Degree
9 5 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.56%) MCSE
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.28%) CCDE
12 1 (0.28%) LPIC
12 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.21%) GDPR
2 8 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.40%) QA
6 3 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) GCP
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 46 (12.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (12.64%) Hyper-V
3 34 (9.55%) Active Directory
4 24 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (6.46%) XenApp
6 14 (3.93%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (3.37%) vSphere
8 11 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.25%) Docker
9 8 (2.25%) VMware NSX
10 7 (1.97%) iptables
10 7 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.12%) XenServer
12 3 (0.84%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (3.93%) Data Guard
1 14 (3.93%) Puppet
2 10 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (2.25%) Ansible
5 7 (1.97%) SELinux
6 6 (1.69%) SCCM
6 6 (1.69%) SCOM
6 6 (1.69%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.69%) yum
7 4 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.12%) Kibana
7 4 (1.12%) logstash
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.84%) Netcool
8 3 (0.84%) Terraform
8 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.56%) MaaS360
9 2 (0.56%) Nessus
9 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (19.10%) Oracle
2 66 (18.54%) Microsoft
3 56 (15.73%) VMware
4 55 (15.45%) Cisco
5 41 (11.52%) Citrix
6 27 (7.58%) IBM
7 22 (6.18%) Juniper
8 21 (5.90%) HP
9 19 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 14 (3.93%) 3PAR
10 14 (3.93%) Palo Alto
10 14 (3.93%) SAP
11 11 (3.09%) NetApp
12 10 (2.81%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.53%) Adobe
13 9 (2.53%) Remedy
13 9 (2.53%) Sitecore
13 9 (2.53%) Splunk
14 8 (2.25%) Brocade
15 7 (1.97%) EMC