Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 300 359 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.43% 9.22% 10.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.86% 9.97% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 217 374
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £396 £418 £356
90th Percentile £641 £650 £675
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +7.45% +0.55% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Hampshire median hourly rate - £30.50 £54.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.90% +81.22%
South East median hourly rate - £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +29.03%

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 3385 3599 4256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 92.45% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2232 2617
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 279
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 96 £463 -7.40% 5
Southampton +2 41 £550 +4.76% 1
Hook +7 27 £448 -3.76%
Portsmouth -9 21 £498 +1.02% 2
Winchester +17 14 £550 +10.00% 2
Farnborough +2 7 £400 -19.19% 1
Fareham -11 5 £638 +21.43% 2
Havant -11 5 £625 +16.28% 3
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 106 (35.33%) Security Cleared
2 82 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 52 (17.33%) Cisco
4 50 (16.67%) Windows
5 46 (15.33%) TOGAF
6 45 (15.00%) WAN
7 43 (14.33%) Migration
8 39 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (12.33%) Firewall
9 37 (12.33%) Microsoft
10 35 (11.67%) Citrix
11 34 (11.33%) LAN
12 27 (9.00%) DNS
12 27 (9.00%) ITIL
12 27 (9.00%) Linux
13 26 (8.67%) VMware
13 26 (8.67%) Finance
13 26 (8.67%) Data Centre
13 26 (8.67%) IT Strategy
14 25 (8.33%) Telecoms
14 25 (8.33%) Juniper
15 23 (7.67%) System Testing
15 23 (7.67%) Data Architecture
15 23 (7.67%) NetScaler
16 22 (7.33%) PowerShell
16 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (7.33%) SAP
17 21 (7.00%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 20 (6.67%) Retail

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 (3.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.67%) IIS
5 2 (0.67%) JBoss
5 2 (0.67%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.33%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle BRM
4 3 (1.00%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.67%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.00%) IaaS
1 18 (6.00%) PaaS
2 11 (3.67%) SaaS
3 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.67%) Force.com
4 2 (0.67%) iPaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) CloudSense
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.00%) WAN
2 37 (12.33%) Firewall
3 34 (11.33%) LAN
4 27 (9.00%) DNS
5 23 (7.67%) NetScaler
6 13 (4.33%) Wireless
7 11 (3.67%) MVNO
7 11 (3.67%) Network Security
7 11 (3.67%) VPN
8 8 (2.67%) DAB
9 6 (2.00%) BGP
9 6 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.00%) OSPF
10 5 (1.67%) SMS
11 4 (1.33%) MPLS
11 4 (1.33%) VSAN
11 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.00%) Internet
12 3 (1.00%) SAN
12 3 (1.00%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.00%) Big Data
2 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.00%) QlikView
4 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.67%) DB2
5 2 (0.67%) Kalido
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.33%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.33%) Ant
2 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.33%) ERwin
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (8.67%) Finance
2 25 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.67%) Retail
4 17 (5.67%) Marketing
5 8 (2.67%) Local Government
6 4 (1.33%) Military
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) Middleware
2 8 (2.67%) HTML
2 8 (2.67%) XML
3 6 (2.00%) Web Services
4 5 (1.67%) .NET
5 4 (1.33%) REST
6 3 (1.00%) JDBC
6 3 (1.00%) SOAP
7 2 (0.67%) CSS
7 2 (0.67%) JMS
7 2 (0.67%) JSP
7 2 (0.67%) Servlets
7 2 (0.67%) Spring
7 2 (0.67%) Struts
7 2 (0.67%) WSDL
8 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.33%) Ajax
8 1 (0.33%) JSON
8 1 (0.33%) RAML
8 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.67%) CMDB
3 13 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.67%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.00%) Clustering
8 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.67%) Frameworx
9 2 (0.67%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.67%) Windows
2 27 (9.00%) Linux
3 17 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.67%) Unix
6 5 (1.67%) AIX
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.33%) TOGAF
2 43 (14.33%) Migration
3 39 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (9.00%) ITIL
5 26 (8.67%) IT Strategy
6 23 (7.67%) Data Architecture
6 23 (7.67%) System Testing
7 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (6.67%) Service Management
10 19 (6.33%) Project Management
11 17 (5.67%) Boundary Protection
12 16 (5.33%) SDLC
13 15 (5.00%) Data Management
13 15 (5.00%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
14 14 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (4.33%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (4.00%) DevOps
16 12 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.00%) SQL
3 10 (3.33%) Python
4 8 (2.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.00%) Java
6 4 (1.33%) C
7 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.67%) R
8 2 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.33%) SOQL
9 1 (0.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 106 (35.33%) Security Cleared
2 82 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.00%) Degree
5 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.33%) CCNP
6 4 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.00%) CCIE
7 3 (1.00%) CISSP
7 3 (1.00%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.67%) CCDP
8 2 (0.67%) CCNA
8 2 (0.67%) ISEB
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCDE
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.00%) GDPR
3 5 (1.67%) SLA
4 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.33%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.33%) QA
4 4 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 19 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.67%) XenDesktop
4 8 (2.67%) XenServer
5 6 (2.00%) vSphere
6 5 (1.67%) Docker
7 3 (1.00%) Firmware
7 3 (1.00%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.00%) XenApp
8 2 (0.67%) UAG
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.00%) Ansible
2 8 (2.67%) Netcool
3 7 (2.33%) Puppet
4 5 (1.67%) SCCM
4 5 (1.67%) SCOM
4 5 (1.67%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.67%) vRealize
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (17.33%) Cisco
2 37 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 35 (11.67%) Citrix
4 26 (8.67%) VMware
5 25 (8.33%) Juniper
6 22 (7.33%) SAP
7 20 (6.67%) Oracle
8 19 (6.33%) Forcepoint
9 17 (5.67%) Remedy
10 13 (4.33%) BMC
11 10 (3.33%) Adobe
11 10 (3.33%) HP
12 9 (3.00%) Cloudera
12 9 (3.00%) Fujitsu
13 6 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.00%) FNZ
13 6 (2.00%) hybris
13 6 (2.00%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.67%) EMC
14 5 (1.67%) IBM