Period
to 3 June 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 186 318 400
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.38% 9.20% 10.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.99% 9.71% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 207 179
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £425 £404
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £57.66 - £80.73
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £81.25 £80.73
% change year-on-year -50.77% +0.64% +169.82%

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 1,692 3,276 3,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 94.82% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,000 2,052 2,046
Median daily rate £450 £434 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £280 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 226 192
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.15 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.55% +20.67% -
10th Percentile £12.86 £11.00 £10.72
90th Percentile £55.25 £55.00 £48.66
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.11
% change year-on-year -13.33% +24.24% +3.49%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in Hampshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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
Southampton +12 39 £575 -4.17% 1
Basingstoke +1 21 £508 -12.50% 6
Havant 0 17 £543 -3.51%
Portsmouth +14 13 £475 -11.63% 3
Fareham +9 13 £450 -25.00%
Farnborough +7 10 £513 +2.50% 4
Gosport +1 10 £546 -1.35%
Winchester +10 9 £544 +16.92% 2
Hook +3 6 £563 +2.27% 1
Aldershot 0 3 £605 +18.63% 2
Bordon - 2 - -
Eastleigh +14 1 - -
Andover - 1 £475 - 1
Lymington - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £350 - 2
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 58 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 49 (26.34%) Azure
3 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
4 39 (20.97%) Migration
5 38 (20.43%) SC Cleared
6 30 (16.13%) AWS
7 28 (15.05%) Office 365
8 26 (13.98%) Technical Leadership
9 25 (13.44%) PowerShell
10 24 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.37%) VMware
11 23 (12.37%) Oracle
11 23 (12.37%) Windows
12 22 (11.83%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (10.75%) IaaS
14 19 (10.22%) DevOps
14 19 (10.22%) PaaS
15 18 (9.68%) TOGAF
16 17 (9.14%) Network Design
16 17 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (9.14%) Public Cloud
17 16 (8.60%) Finance
17 16 (8.60%) Middleware
17 16 (8.60%) SQL
17 16 (8.60%) Data Modelling
18 15 (8.06%) SAP
18 15 (8.06%) CRM
18 15 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (7.53%) G Suite

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 14 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.69%) CMS
3 4 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.61%) JBoss
4 3 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.15%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.69%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.34%) Azure
2 30 (16.13%) AWS
3 28 (15.05%) Office 365
4 20 (10.75%) IaaS
5 19 (10.22%) PaaS
6 14 (7.53%) G Suite
7 12 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (4.84%) SaaS
9 8 (4.30%) Power Platform
10 7 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (3.76%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (2.69%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 5 (2.69%) Power Automate
11 5 (2.69%) PowerApps
12 4 (2.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.08%) Azure Functions
13 2 (1.08%) Serverless
14 1 (0.54%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.91%) WAN
2 9 (4.84%) LAN
3 8 (4.30%) Firewall
4 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.15%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.61%) VSAN
7 2 (1.08%) 5G
7 2 (1.08%) CTI
7 2 (1.08%) DNS
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) SAN
7 2 (1.08%) Skype
7 2 (1.08%) Wireless
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.54%) DMZ
8 1 (0.54%) Internet
8 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.30%) Power BI
3 6 (3.23%) Big Data
3 6 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.69%) Data Lake
4 5 (2.69%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) ERwin
2 1 (0.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.15%) Marketing
5 3 (1.61%) Military
5 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.60%) Middleware
2 13 (6.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (3.76%) Web Services
4 6 (3.23%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) .NET
5 4 (2.15%) OAuth
5 4 (2.15%) OpenID
5 4 (2.15%) SAML
6 3 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.61%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.61%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.61%) WSDL
6 3 (1.61%) XSD
6 3 (1.61%) XSLT
7 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.08%) JSON
7 2 (1.08%) WCF
7 2 (1.08%) WinForms
7 2 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Public Cloud
2 12 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.38%) Cloud Native
4 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.69%) User Experience
7 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.61%) Life Science
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.08%) Smart City
9 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.37%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) Linux
3 7 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.61%) AIX
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) VMS
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.97%) Migration
2 26 (13.98%) Technical Leadership
3 24 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (10.22%) DevOps
6 18 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 17 (9.14%) Network Design
7 17 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.60%) Data Modelling
9 15 (8.06%) CRM
9 15 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (7.53%) ERP
10 14 (7.53%) ITIL
11 13 (6.99%) Data Architecture
12 12 (6.45%) Decision-Making
13 10 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.38%) Capacity Management
13 10 (5.38%) IT Strategy
13 10 (5.38%) SOA
13 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.44%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.60%) SQL
3 5 (2.69%) Python
4 4 (2.15%) Java
4 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.61%) XQuery
6 2 (1.08%) C#
6 2 (1.08%) C++
6 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (31.18%) Security Cleared
2 38 (20.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.99%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.45%) Degree
5 11 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.30%) CCIE
6 8 (4.30%) MCSE
6 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.69%) CCDP
7 5 (2.69%) LPIC
7 5 (2.69%) OSCP
8 4 (2.15%) CCNP
9 3 (1.61%) CCDA
9 3 (1.61%) CISM
9 3 (1.61%) CISSP
9 3 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.08%) CCNA
10 2 (1.08%) CISA
10 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) NCSC
3 2 (1.08%) NIST
3 2 (1.08%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.15%) Docker
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.15%) XenApp
5 3 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Ansible
2 9 (4.84%) Terraform
3 4 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.61%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.54%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) Nessus
5 1 (0.54%) Netcool
5 1 (0.54%) SCCM
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.54%) vRealize
5 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.37%) Oracle
2 23 (12.37%) VMware
3 15 (8.06%) SAP
4 11 (5.91%) Cisco
4 11 (5.91%) IronPort
4 11 (5.91%) Proofpoint
5 8 (4.30%) IBM
6 6 (3.23%) CyberArk
7 5 (2.69%) Citrix
8 4 (2.15%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.15%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.15%) Sparx
9 3 (1.61%) Centrify
9 3 (1.61%) Databricks
9 3 (1.61%) Juniper
9 3 (1.61%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.61%) Okta
9 3 (1.61%) Workday
10 2 (1.08%) Red Hat