Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 278 286 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.61% 8.23% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 8.62% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 159 222
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £450 £396 £418
90th Percentile £675 £628 £680
South East median daily rate £569 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £77.42 - £29.00
10th Percentile £48.72 - £12.60
90th Percentile £83.00 - £50.60
South East median hourly rate £73.34 £62.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year +18.29% +19.23% +9.47%

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 3,431 3,316 3,578
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 95.48% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,040 1,986 2,227
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £275 £221 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 163 247
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.90 £47.34 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor 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 21 October 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 +4 61 £564 +25.28% 11
Southampton -22 34 £588 +6.82% 5
Portsmouth -6 26 £538 -6.52% 7
Farnborough +1 19 £450 - 4
Winchester -4 15 £525 -
Fareham +9 14 £550 -18.52% 2
Havant -1 11 £606 -3.00% 1
Hook -14 7 £494 +17.91% 1
Gosport - 4 £525 -
Eastleigh +3 3 £594 +2.15% 2
Fleet -20 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £425 - 1
Andover - 1 £600 - 1
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 99 (35.61%) Security Cleared
2 76 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 60 (21.58%) Oracle
4 55 (19.78%) Windows
5 54 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 53 (19.06%) VMware
7 52 (18.71%) Migration
8 49 (17.63%) SQL
9 48 (17.27%) Microsoft
10 46 (16.55%) Windows Server
11 44 (15.83%) TOGAF
12 41 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (14.75%) Hyper-V
13 39 (14.03%) Middleware
14 38 (13.67%) Network Design
15 37 (13.31%) Citrix
16 36 (12.95%) Linux
17 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (11.87%) Service Management
19 31 (11.15%) ITIL
19 31 (11.15%) Microsoft App-V
19 31 (11.15%) XenApp
20 30 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
21 27 (9.71%) SaaS
22 26 (9.35%) DevOps
23 25 (8.99%) Data Centre
23 25 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 25 (8.99%) Firewall
24 24 (8.63%) Windows 10
25 22 (7.91%) PaaS

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 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.32%) Apache
3 11 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.60%) Jupyter
5 8 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.72%) CICS
8 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) SAP BPC
1 3 (1.08%) SAP GTS
1 3 (1.08%) SAP IBP
1 3 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.71%) SaaS
3 22 (7.91%) PaaS
4 21 (7.55%) IaaS
5 10 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (2.88%) Office 365
7 5 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.80%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (1.80%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (1.44%) Boomi
9 3 (1.08%) Apigee
9 3 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.72%) SAP Leonardo
11 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.99%) Firewall
2 20 (7.19%) NetScaler
3 18 (6.47%) SAN
4 16 (5.76%) DNS
4 16 (5.76%) LAN
5 13 (4.68%) WAN
6 12 (4.32%) DAB
6 12 (4.32%) DHCP
7 10 (3.60%) Internet
8 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.80%) VPN
9 4 (1.44%) ATM
9 4 (1.44%) BGP
9 4 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.44%) NAS
9 4 (1.44%) OSPF
9 4 (1.44%) VLAN
10 3 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.08%) VoWiFi
10 3 (1.08%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.40%) Hadoop
2 13 (4.68%) Data Lake
3 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.88%) Power BI
5 7 (2.52%) Big Data
6 6 (2.16%) MySQL
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.80%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.44%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) LSMW
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 13 (4.68%) Retail
2 10 (3.60%) Finance
2 10 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.44%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.44%) Billing
5 2 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.03%) Middleware
2 12 (4.32%) REST
3 10 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (3.60%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (3.60%) TensorFlow
4 9 (3.24%) LDAP
5 7 (2.52%) .NET
5 7 (2.52%) JSON
6 6 (2.16%) XML
7 4 (1.44%) HTML
7 4 (1.44%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.08%) OAuth
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.08%) React
8 3 (1.08%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (1.08%) SOAP
8 3 (1.08%) Web Services
9 2 (0.72%) CSS
9 2 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.32%) PKI
4 10 (3.60%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.52%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.80%) User Experience
7 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.44%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.44%) TM Forum
8 3 (1.08%) CCTV
8 3 (1.08%) EPoS
8 3 (1.08%) IPTV
8 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.08%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.78%) Windows
2 46 (16.55%) Windows Server
3 36 (12.95%) Linux
4 25 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (8.63%) Windows 10
6 22 (7.91%) AIX
7 17 (6.12%) Unix
8 15 (5.40%) Windows XP
9 14 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.88%) CentOS
10 8 (2.88%) SUSE
10 8 (2.88%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.72%) Android
12 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.71%) Migration
2 44 (15.83%) TOGAF
3 38 (13.67%) Network Design
4 33 (11.87%) Service Management
5 31 (11.15%) ITIL
6 30 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (9.35%) DevOps
8 21 (7.55%) Analytics
9 20 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (5.40%) CRM
12 14 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (5.04%) Storage Virtualisation
13 13 (4.68%) IT Strategy
13 13 (4.68%) Presales
13 13 (4.68%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (4.68%) Validation
14 12 (4.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.63%) SQL
2 13 (4.68%) Python
3 10 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.16%) Java
5 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.72%) C#
6 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.72%) Scala
7 1 (0.36%) Ada
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) Java 8
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (35.61%) Security Cleared
2 76 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.83%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.24%) Degree
5 7 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.16%) CCNP
7 4 (1.44%) CCDP
7 4 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.44%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.08%) CCIE
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.36%) CISA
10 1 (0.36%) CISM
10 1 (0.36%) CISSP
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.36%) MCSE
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) GDPR
2 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 41 (14.75%) Hyper-V
1 41 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (11.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (11.15%) XenApp
3 20 (7.19%) Active Directory
4 19 (6.83%) XenDesktop
5 14 (5.04%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (3.24%) Docker
7 8 (2.88%) iptables
7 8 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.44%) XenServer
10 3 (1.08%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.72%) vSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (5.04%) Data Guard
2 12 (4.32%) Puppet
3 10 (3.60%) Kibana
3 10 (3.60%) logstash
3 10 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.24%) Ansible
5 8 (2.88%) SELinux
6 7 (2.52%) SCCM
6 7 (2.52%) SCOM
6 7 (2.52%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.52%) yum
7 4 (1.44%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.72%) SCSM
8 2 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.72%) Terraform
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (21.58%) Oracle
2 53 (19.06%) VMware
3 48 (17.27%) Microsoft
4 37 (13.31%) Citrix
5 21 (7.55%) Cisco
6 20 (7.19%) ServiceNow
7 18 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 16 (5.76%) HP
8 16 (5.76%) IBM
8 16 (5.76%) Remedy
9 14 (5.04%) 3PAR
10 13 (4.68%) Adobe
10 13 (4.68%) Juniper
11 12 (4.32%) SAP
12 7 (2.52%) hybris
13 6 (2.16%) Google
13 6 (2.16%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.80%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.44%) ForgeRock
15 4 (1.44%) Sitecore