The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Lead Architect
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 115 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £585 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +24.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.54% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1697 1882 2030
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.39% 94.48% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1180 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 104 150
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Hampshire

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Architect in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Hampshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 4 £463 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Infor CRM
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Aprimo
5 1 (11.11%) Unica
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) ESRI
5 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe

Lead 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Infor CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GPG13
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Aprimo
3 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
3 1 (11.11%) Epiphany
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Infor
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Pega
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Software AG
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) webMethods