The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 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.

Solution Architect
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 44 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.45% 2.04% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.16% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 31
Median daily rate £500 £463 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £420 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £538 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year +27.77% -24.36%  

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 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hook -1 11 £443 -4.32% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £432 -
Southampton - 5 £590 - 1
Eastleigh - 3 £588 -
Havant -2 2 £650 +20.93%
Fareham - 1 £650 -
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) TOGAF
3 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.04%) Service Management
5 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 16 (15.09%) Retail
6 14 (13.21%) Billing
6 14 (13.21%) ITIL
7 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (12.26%) Windows
7 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
8 12 (11.32%) Network Design
8 12 (11.32%) ITIL V3
8 12 (11.32%) Analytics
9 11 (10.38%) Private Cloud
9 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
9 11 (10.38%) DV Cleared
9 11 (10.38%) WAN
9 11 (10.38%) CRM
10 10 (9.43%) LAN
10 10 (9.43%) MVNO
11 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.49%) Use Case
12 8 (7.55%) SOA
12 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
12 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
12 8 (7.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 7 (6.60%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills

Solutions 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 (1.89%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.94%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) IaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Force.com
3 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) WAN
2 10 (9.43%) LAN
2 10 (9.43%) MVNO
3 4 (3.77%) Firewall
3 4 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.94%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.94%) Broadband
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) LDAP
5 1 (0.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) SMTP
5 1 (0.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.94%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (15.09%) Retail
2 14 (13.21%) Billing
3 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Finance
4 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 2 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Middleware
2 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) REST
3 2 (1.89%) SOAP
3 2 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) Mason
4 1 (0.94%) OAuth
4 1 (0.94%) SAML
4 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Private Cloud
2 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) EPoS
5 2 (1.89%) PKI
5 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) TOGAF
2 17 (16.04%) Service Management
3 14 (13.21%) ITIL
4 12 (11.32%) Analytics
4 12 (11.32%) ITIL V3
4 12 (11.32%) Network Design
5 11 (10.38%) CRM
5 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
6 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.49%) Use Case
7 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.55%) SOA
7 8 (7.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (6.60%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (6.60%) Telematics
9 6 (5.66%) Software Distribution
9 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.72%) Data Management
10 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.94%) Java
2 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.94%) SOQL
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.66%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) GDPR
2 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.89%) XenServer
3 1 (0.94%) vCloud
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) SAP
3 6 (5.66%) ComArch
3 6 (5.66%) ESRI
3 6 (5.66%) Gemalto
4 5 (4.72%) Citrix
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.94%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.94%) EMC
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) Huawei
8 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
RP International
Rate: £DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nakama
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago