Period
to 1 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £578 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 106 81
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 41 75 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.23% 2.14% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.25% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 55
Median daily rate £578 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.66%
10th Percentile £414 £425 £454
90th Percentile £674 £675 £628
South East median daily rate £500 £575 £553
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.07% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £80.73
South East median hourly rate - £48.97 £80.73
% change year-on-year - -39.35% -

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 1,737 3,327 3,602
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.87% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,032 2,081 2,056
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £280 £257
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 231 191
Median hourly rate £33.00 £26.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.13% +19.11% -
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.00 £10.72
90th Percentile £54.50 £55.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.45 £18.06
% change year-on-year -10.91% +24.34% +3.17%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
Southampton +16 18 £588 -2.08%
Portsmouth +16 3 £475 -9.52% 2
Basingstoke +25 2 £638 +2.00%
Farnborough +16 2 £450 -10.00% 1
Gosport +9 2 £556 -1.98%
Fareham +8 1 £625 +17.92%
Fleet - 1 £350 -
Aldershot - 1 £605 -
Havant - 1 £625 -
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 15 (36.59%) Azure
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) IaaS
4 10 (24.39%) Public Cloud
4 10 (24.39%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (21.95%) AWS
5 9 (21.95%) PaaS
5 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (14.63%) Office 365
7 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 5 (12.20%) Presales
7 5 (12.20%) CRM
7 5 (12.20%) Content Management
7 5 (12.20%) CMS
8 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 4 (9.76%) User Experience
8 4 (9.76%) Big Data
8 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) Chatbot
8 4 (9.76%) Conversational UI
9 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
9 3 (7.32%) Databricks
9 3 (7.32%) Service Design
9 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working

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 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Azure
2 10 (24.39%) IaaS
3 9 (21.95%) AWS
3 9 (21.95%) PaaS
4 6 (14.63%) Office 365
5 1 (2.44%) Apigee
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) 5G
1 1 (2.44%) DMZ
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.44%) Vue.js
2 1 (2.44%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) WinForms
2 1 (2.44%) WPF
2 1 (2.44%) WSDL
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSD
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Public Cloud
2 6 (14.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) VMS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Technical Leadership
3 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Content Management
5 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 5 (12.20%) Data Management
5 5 (12.20%) Presales
6 4 (9.76%) Conversational UI
6 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.32%) MODAF
7 3 (7.32%) Service Design
8 2 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
2 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CCDP
2 2 (4.88%) CCIE
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) LPIC
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) OSCP
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Databricks
3 2 (4.88%) Pega
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) WSO2