The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £725 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 121 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.18% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £725 £593 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.36% +12.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -12.14% -  
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 1748 2117 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.28% 95.49% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1415 1134
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 90 129
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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
Andover - 1 £725 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (23.08%) Docker
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) PKI
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) vRealize
6 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
6 1 (7.69%) GPG13
6 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Marketo

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 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Infor CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) DMZ
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Boundary Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GPG13
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Aprimo
4 1 (7.69%) Chordiant
4 1 (7.69%) Epiphany
4 1 (7.69%) ESRI
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Infor
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Pega
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) Software AG
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods