Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 336 344 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 9.50% 9.44% 9.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.10% 10.23% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 192 285
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £524 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.01% +4.75% +0.50%
10th Percentile £364 £425 £392
90th Percentile £625 £750 £688
South East median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £80.73 £62.50 £54.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% +14.96% +67.28%
South East median hourly rate £80.73 £42.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +89.95% -19.05% +40.00%

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 3,326 3,363 4,056
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 92.31% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,944 2,081 2,514
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £238 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 239 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +3.45% +30.08%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.57 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.88%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -2 104 £488 +5.98% 23
Southampton -6 44 £550 +4.76% 1
Portsmouth +21 27 £345 -34.91% 5
Winchester +13 18 £600 +15.94% 2
Hook +4 12 £475 +5.56%
Farnborough +3 10 £450 -14.29% 7
Fareham -18 6 £538 -20.37% 2
Havant -6 5 £550 +5.26% 1
Eastleigh 0 3 £588 - 1
Aldershot -2 3 £450 -18.18%
Andover +9 2 £420 -42.07%
Fleet 0 1 £350 -30.00%
Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 127 (37.80%) Security Cleared
2 93 (27.68%) SC Cleared
3 69 (20.54%) TOGAF
4 60 (17.86%) Migration
4 60 (17.86%) Cisco
5 58 (17.26%) WAN
6 47 (13.99%) Firewall
7 46 (13.69%) Windows
8 43 (12.80%) IT Strategy
9 39 (11.61%) LAN
10 38 (11.31%) Juniper
11 37 (11.01%) Active Directory
12 36 (10.71%) PowerShell
13 34 (10.12%) VMware
13 34 (10.12%) Oracle
13 34 (10.12%) DV Cleared
14 33 (9.82%) DNS
14 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
15 32 (9.52%) SQL
16 31 (9.23%) Citrix
17 30 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (8.04%) System Testing
18 27 (8.04%) NetScaler
18 27 (8.04%) GDPR
19 26 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (7.74%) Data Architecture
20 25 (7.44%) Data Centre
20 25 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (7.44%) Linux
21 24 (7.14%) Validation

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.98%) Apache
2 10 (2.98%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.79%) IIS
5 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.89%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.17%) SaaS
3 13 (3.87%) IaaS
4 12 (3.57%) PaaS
5 11 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.79%) Office 365
7 4 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.19%) GitHub
8 3 (0.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.60%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.30%) Force.com
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (17.26%) WAN
2 47 (13.99%) Firewall
3 39 (11.61%) LAN
4 33 (9.82%) DNS
5 27 (8.04%) NetScaler
6 23 (6.85%) VPN
7 16 (4.76%) BGP
7 16 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (4.76%) OSPF
7 16 (4.76%) Wireless
8 13 (3.87%) DAB
9 11 (3.27%) Network Security
10 7 (2.08%) DHCP
10 7 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (2.08%) VLAN
11 6 (1.79%) DMZ
12 5 (1.49%) MVNO
12 5 (1.49%) SMS
13 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.79%) Big Data
3 6 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.19%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.19%) Power BI
4 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.89%) HBase
5 3 (0.89%) HDInsight
5 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.89%) Parquet
5 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.49%) NUnit
3 5 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.89%) Gradle
5 2 (0.60%) Ant
5 2 (0.60%) MSI
5 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.30%) ERwin
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Maven
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.30%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (5.36%) Finance
2 17 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.17%) Retail
4 12 (3.57%) Marketing
5 8 (2.38%) Local Government
6 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.89%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.95%) Middleware
2 19 (5.65%) XML
3 17 (5.06%) HTML
4 9 (2.68%) REST
5 8 (2.38%) .NET
5 8 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.38%) JSON
5 8 (2.38%) WSDL
6 6 (1.79%) CSS
6 6 (1.79%) CSS3
6 6 (1.79%) HTML5
6 6 (1.79%) Web Services
7 5 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.49%) jQuery
7 5 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.49%) React
8 3 (0.89%) JDBC
8 3 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.68%) User Experience
5 7 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.19%) CMDB
7 4 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.89%) Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.60%) Replication
9 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.69%) Windows
2 25 (7.44%) Linux
3 21 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.79%) Unix
6 4 (1.19%) AIX
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.54%) TOGAF
2 60 (17.86%) Migration
3 43 (12.80%) IT Strategy
4 30 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.04%) System Testing
6 26 (7.74%) Data Architecture
7 25 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 24 (7.14%) Validation
9 23 (6.85%) ITIL
10 21 (6.25%) Boundary Protection
11 19 (5.65%) Project Management
12 18 (5.36%) Information Security
13 16 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.46%) Server Building
14 15 (4.46%) Service Management
15 14 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (3.87%) Data Governance
16 13 (3.87%) Data Management
16 13 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 32 (9.52%) SQL
3 17 (5.06%) Java
4 16 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.98%) C#
6 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.49%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.19%) C++
7 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.89%) Python
8 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.60%) R
9 2 (0.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) SOQL
10 1 (0.30%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 127 (37.80%) Security Cleared
2 93 (27.68%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.12%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.57%) Degree
5 11 (3.27%) CCNP
6 8 (2.38%) CCDP
6 8 (2.38%) JNCIS
7 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.49%) CISSP
9 3 (0.89%) CCIE
9 3 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.89%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.60%) CCNA
10 2 (0.60%) ISEB
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CCDE
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.04%) GDPR
2 23 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.38%) QA
4 7 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.68%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.68%) XenServer
6 7 (2.08%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.79%) UAG
8 4 (1.19%) XenApp
9 3 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.89%) HDFS
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.30%) Firmware
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.30%) RHEV
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.06%) SCCM
2 16 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 15 (4.46%) SCOM
4 3 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.89%) Netcool
5 2 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.60%) WMI
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) Cisco
2 38 (11.31%) Juniper
3 34 (10.12%) Oracle
3 34 (10.12%) VMware
4 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
5 31 (9.23%) Citrix
6 20 (5.95%) Forcepoint
6 20 (5.95%) Remedy
7 18 (5.36%) HP
8 12 (3.57%) Fujitsu
9 10 (2.98%) SAP
10 9 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.08%) Brocade
12 6 (1.79%) Adobe
12 6 (1.79%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.49%) EMC
14 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (1.19%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.19%) Talend