Period
to 24 March 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 March 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 343 394 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.98% 10.67% 9.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.51% 11.36% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 163 191
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £438 £390 £425
90th Percentile £675 £638 £738
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - £80.73 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.17% -22.58%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £80.73 £29.92
% change year-on-year -50.45% +169.82% -44.40%

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 3,605 3,469 3,454
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 93.91% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,299 1,977 2,093
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £243 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 176 263
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.71 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -20.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.14
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -8.42%

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 24 March 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
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 24 March 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 -11 61 £613 +28.95% 13
Southampton -7 38 £594 +7.95% 15
Farnborough +13 35 £500 +8.11% 13
Fareham +20 32 £575 +6.98% 1
Gosport -3 21 £535 -6.14%
Portsmouth -21 20 £550 +54.93% 11
Hook +5 17 £525 +6.33% 1
Aldershot +2 16 £523 +16.11% 1
Havant +10 15 £600 +20.00% 1
Winchester -15 7 £475 -20.83% 1
Eastleigh -6 4 £588 - 2
Fleet -14 2 £310 -34.74%
Romsey - 1 £600 - 2
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 140 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 125 (36.44%) SC Cleared
3 85 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (22.45%) TOGAF
5 67 (19.53%) Oracle
6 53 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (14.87%) Migration
8 50 (14.58%) VMware
9 49 (14.29%) ITIL
10 48 (13.99%) Microsoft
11 46 (13.41%) Windows
12 44 (12.83%) Active Directory
13 42 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (12.24%) DevOps
14 41 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (11.37%) Enterprise Architecture
16 38 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (10.79%) Linux
18 35 (10.20%) Technical Leadership
19 34 (9.91%) PaaS
20 31 (9.04%) SQL
21 30 (8.75%) Telecoms
22 28 (8.16%) Data Modelling
22 28 (8.16%) Analytics
22 28 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
23 27 (7.87%) IT Strategy
23 27 (7.87%) Oracle Database
23 27 (7.87%) Middleware
23 27 (7.87%) Service Management

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 18 (5.25%) Apache
1 18 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.66%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.04%) nginx
4 7 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.04%) Traefik
5 6 (1.75%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.87%) CMS
7 3 (0.87%) JBoss
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.58%) IIS
8 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.58%) SAP GTS
1 2 (0.58%) SAP IBP
1 2 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 85 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (9.91%) PaaS
4 25 (7.29%) IaaS
5 22 (6.41%) SaaS
6 17 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (3.79%) Office 365
9 7 (2.04%) GitHub
10 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 2 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.41%) Firewall
2 9 (2.62%) DAB
3 8 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 7 (2.04%) VSAN
5 6 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.46%) Internet
7 3 (0.87%) Broadband
7 3 (0.87%) DHCP
7 3 (0.87%) DNS
7 3 (0.87%) LAN
7 3 (0.87%) WAN
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) ATM
9 1 (0.29%) BGP
9 1 (0.29%) DOCSIS
9 1 (0.29%) DWDM
9 1 (0.29%) MPLS
9 1 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.54%) Data Lake
3 18 (5.25%) Big Data
3 18 (5.25%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.66%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
6 8 (2.33%) MySQL
7 7 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.75%) GIS
9 5 (1.46%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.46%) Power BI
10 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.17%) HBase
10 4 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
11 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Subversion
2 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.87%) JIRA
4 2 (0.58%) ERwin
4 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 30 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.12%) Finance
3 19 (5.54%) Retail
4 16 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.08%) Marketing
6 9 (2.62%) Electronics
6 9 (2.62%) Military
7 6 (1.75%) Billing
8 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.17%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.87%) Middleware
2 20 (5.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (3.50%) AngularJS
3 12 (3.50%) Web Services
4 11 (3.21%) XML
5 10 (2.92%) JSON
5 10 (2.92%) LDAP
6 9 (2.62%) Kafka
6 9 (2.62%) REST
7 8 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (2.33%) SAML
8 7 (2.04%) .NET
8 7 (2.04%) Apache NiFi
9 6 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (1.75%) OAuth
9 6 (1.75%) OpenID
9 6 (1.75%) TensorFlow
10 5 (1.46%) EDIFACT
10 5 (1.46%) JSON Schema
10 5 (1.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.29%) Cloud Native
3 22 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.50%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.21%) CESG
6 11 (3.21%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.04%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.46%) Life Science
10 4 (1.17%) EPoS
10 4 (1.17%) PKI
11 3 (0.87%) Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.87%) User Experience
12 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.41%) Windows
2 37 (10.79%) Linux
3 16 (4.66%) AIX
4 10 (2.92%) Unix
5 7 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.17%) Android
8 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.45%) TOGAF
2 53 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (14.87%) Migration
4 49 (14.29%) ITIL
5 42 (12.24%) DevOps
5 42 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (11.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (10.20%) Technical Leadership
8 28 (8.16%) Analytics
8 28 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 28 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (7.87%) IT Strategy
9 27 (7.87%) Service Management
10 26 (7.58%) Data Management
10 26 (7.58%) SOA
11 25 (7.29%) Project Management
12 24 (7.00%) Microservices
13 22 (6.41%) Data Architecture
13 22 (6.41%) Information Security
14 21 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.04%) SQL
2 18 (5.25%) Python
3 12 (3.50%) Java
4 8 (2.33%) C#
4 8 (2.33%) PHP
5 7 (2.04%) PHP 7
6 5 (1.46%) C
6 5 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 140 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 125 (36.44%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.00%) Degree
4 22 (6.41%) TOGAF Certification
5 19 (5.54%) MCSE
5 19 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (5.25%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 14 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.33%) CISSP
9 7 (2.04%) CCNA
10 5 (1.46%) CCIE
10 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.46%) OSCP
11 3 (0.87%) CCNP
11 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.87%) OSCE
11 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.58%) CCDP
12 2 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) QA
2 14 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.21%) GDPR
4 7 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.46%) COBIT
6 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.87%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.58%) RMADS
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.29%) PMO
9 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.92%) Docker
4 9 (2.62%) vSphere
5 8 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.04%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.46%) XenApp
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.58%) vCloud
9 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.33%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.04%) Ansible
2 7 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.75%) Kibana
3 6 (1.75%) logstash
4 4 (1.17%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.17%) Oozie
4 4 (1.17%) Puppet
4 4 (1.17%) SCCM
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 2 (0.58%) vRealize
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.29%) SELinux
6 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.29%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 67 (19.53%) Oracle
2 50 (14.58%) VMware
3 48 (13.99%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.12%) Citrix
5 16 (4.66%) Google
6 15 (4.37%) Cisco
7 10 (2.92%) SAP
8 9 (2.62%) IBM
8 9 (2.62%) Juniper
9 8 (2.33%) EMC
10 5 (1.46%) ESRI
10 5 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.87%) Adobe
11 3 (0.87%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.87%) Informatica
11 3 (0.87%) Okta
11 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.87%) Tableau
12 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint