Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 397 315 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 10.41% 8.91% 9.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.08% 9.53% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 200 236
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £501 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -0.74% +6.16%
10th Percentile £405 £403 £413
90th Percentile £664 £713 £638
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £80.73 £62.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% +115.52% -18.88%
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £29.92 £52.56
% change year-on-year +169.82% -43.08% +40.17%

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 3,582 3,307 3,900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.97% 93.58% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,061 2,031 2,519
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £257 £256 £262
90th Percentile £560 £553 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 259 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -8.89% +29.50%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.40%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 86 £450 -2.17% 19
Southampton -2 53 £550 +4.76% 10
Portsmouth +14 25 £428 -12.31% 3
Winchester +7 18 £600 +14.29% 1
Farnborough -2 16 £550 -50.00% 7
Hook +6 12 £479 +17.99% 1
Havant +3 11 £525 +5.26% 2
Fareham -14 9 £575 -14.81% 3
Eastleigh -3 4 £588 - 2
Gosport -6 4 £570 -28.75%
Andover -1 3 £420 -42.07% 2
Aldershot -2 3 £425 -22.73%
Fleet -16 2 £475 -5.00%
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 146 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 97 (24.43%) SC Cleared
3 75 (18.89%) Cisco
4 70 (17.63%) Migration
5 57 (14.36%) Firewall
6 51 (12.85%) TOGAF
7 49 (12.34%) VMware
8 48 (12.09%) Active Directory
9 47 (11.84%) XML
10 46 (11.59%) Windows
10 46 (11.59%) SQL
10 46 (11.59%) Oracle
10 46 (11.59%) DV Cleared
11 44 (11.08%) Microsoft
12 43 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (9.57%) Juniper
14 38 (9.57%) Middleware
15 36 (9.07%) PowerShell
16 33 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (8.06%) WAN
18 31 (7.81%) Telecoms
19 30 (7.56%) Data Modelling
19 30 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
20 29 (7.30%) Hyper-V
20 29 (7.30%) ITIL
20 29 (7.30%) VPN
20 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (7.30%) Windows Server

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 16 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.02%) Apache
3 11 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.76%) IIS
5 5 (1.26%) JBoss
5 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.50%) CMS
8 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.76%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.78%) SaaS
4 14 (3.53%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (2.77%) PaaS
6 9 (2.27%) IaaS
6 9 (2.27%) Office 365
7 8 (2.02%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 4 (1.01%) GitHub
9 2 (0.50%) BlueKai
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.36%) Firewall
2 32 (8.06%) WAN
3 30 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (7.30%) VPN
5 27 (6.80%) LAN
6 26 (6.55%) BGP
6 26 (6.55%) OSPF
7 25 (6.30%) DNS
8 19 (4.79%) VLAN
9 17 (4.28%) DHCP
10 16 (4.03%) Wireless
11 12 (3.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (3.02%) DAB
12 9 (2.27%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (2.02%) SNMP
14 7 (1.76%) Network Security
15 6 (1.51%) Cisco Firepower
15 6 (1.51%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (1.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.02%) Power BI
6 10 (2.52%) Data Lake
7 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.51%) Big Data
8 6 (1.51%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.51%) HDInsight
8 6 (1.51%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.01%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.01%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.76%) HBase
10 3 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.26%) JIRA
4 5 (1.26%) NUnit
4 5 (1.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.01%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.76%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.76%) Gradle
6 3 (0.76%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (0.50%) MSI
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 31 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.78%) Finance
3 13 (3.27%) Retail
4 10 (2.52%) Billing
5 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.26%) Marketing
6 5 (1.26%) Military
7 3 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.84%) XML
2 38 (9.57%) Middleware
3 18 (4.53%) .NET
3 18 (4.53%) JSON
4 16 (4.03%) HTML
5 14 (3.53%) RESTful
6 13 (3.27%) REST
6 13 (3.27%) WSDL
7 11 (2.77%) Web Services
7 11 (2.77%) XSD
8 9 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.27%) CSS
9 8 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.51%) CSS3
10 6 (1.51%) HTML5
10 6 (1.51%) jQuery
10 6 (1.51%) React
11 5 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (1.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.78%) User Experience
4 14 (3.53%) CMDB
5 11 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.76%) BYOD
8 6 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.50%) IVR
11 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Replication
11 2 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.50%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.59%) Windows
2 29 (7.30%) Windows Server
3 22 (5.54%) Linux
4 13 (3.27%) Unix
5 11 (2.77%) AIX
6 10 (2.52%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.26%) Android
8 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.50%) SUSE
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.63%) Migration
2 51 (12.85%) TOGAF
3 43 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (7.56%) Data Modelling
6 29 (7.30%) ITIL
7 28 (7.05%) IT Strategy
8 27 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (6.30%) Service Management
10 23 (5.79%) Validation
11 22 (5.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (5.29%) Analytics
13 20 (5.04%) Data Architecture
14 19 (4.79%) Project Management
15 18 (4.53%) Network Management
16 17 (4.28%) CRM
16 17 (4.28%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (4.03%) Data Integration
17 16 (4.03%) Service Design
17 16 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.59%) SQL
2 36 (9.07%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.30%) Java
4 15 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.27%) C#
6 12 (3.02%) C
7 6 (1.51%) C++
8 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.26%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.76%) Perl
9 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) Ada
11 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.25%) R
11 1 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) Scala
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (36.78%) Security Cleared
2 97 (24.43%) SC Cleared
3 46 (11.59%) DV Cleared
4 27 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.04%) CCDP
5 20 (5.04%) CCNP
6 19 (4.79%) JNCIS
7 14 (3.53%) Degree
8 8 (2.02%) CCIE
9 5 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.50%) CISSP
12 1 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.25%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.25%) LPIC
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
12 1 (0.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.80%) GDPR
2 9 (2.27%) QA
3 7 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.78%) VMware NSX
5 11 (2.77%) vSphere
6 5 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.01%) UAG
7 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.01%) XenServer
8 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.76%) HDFS
8 3 (0.76%) Snort
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) iptables
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) RHEV
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.53%) SCCM
2 17 (4.28%) SCVMM
3 16 (4.03%) SCOM
4 9 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (1.76%) Puppet
6 5 (1.26%) Netcool
7 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.76%) Terraform
8 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.50%) Ansible
9 2 (0.50%) MaaS360
9 2 (0.50%) Nessus
9 2 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 2 (0.50%) WMI
10 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 75 (18.89%) Cisco
2 49 (12.34%) VMware
3 46 (11.59%) Oracle
4 44 (11.08%) Microsoft
5 38 (9.57%) Juniper
6 24 (6.05%) Citrix
7 22 (5.54%) Remedy
8 15 (3.78%) Brocade
8 15 (3.78%) HP
9 13 (3.27%) SAP
10 12 (3.02%) IBM
10 12 (3.02%) Splunk
11 11 (2.77%) NetApp
12 10 (2.52%) Palo Alto
13 9 (2.27%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.76%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.51%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.51%) Infoblox
15 6 (1.51%) Okta
15 6 (1.51%) Sitecore