The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £524 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South East / Hampshire
Rank 51 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.30% 1.84% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.93% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 35
Median daily rate £524 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £403 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

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 1694 2070 1952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.18% 95.17% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1382 1101
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 £255 £250 £230
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 153 87 128
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 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Southampton +18 15 £519 - 1
Basingstoke +15 11 £460 -13.20%
Fleet - 9 - -
Fareham -4 7 £750 +81.81%
Havant - 3 £523 -
Portsmouth -10 2 £625 -
Eastleigh - 1 £588 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 24 (18.75%) Service Management
2 22 (17.19%) Analytics
3 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
4 20 (15.63%) CRM
4 20 (15.63%) Billing
5 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
6 18 (14.06%) Retail
6 18 (14.06%) ITIL
7 17 (13.28%) ITIL V3
8 16 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 13 (10.16%) MVNO
9 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
10 12 (9.38%) IT Strategy
11 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (7.03%) Use Case
12 9 (7.03%) SAP
12 9 (7.03%) Cisco
12 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.25%) Windows
13 8 (6.25%) IVR
13 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (5.47%) Telematics
14 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (5.47%) Huawei
14 7 (5.47%) Finance
14 7 (5.47%) Migration
14 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.47%) Web Services
14 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Anypoint
2 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.78%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP Retail
2 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.34%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Force.com
5 1 (0.78%) G Suite
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) MVNO
2 4 (3.13%) Firewall
3 3 (2.34%) Broadband
3 3 (2.34%) LDAP
3 3 (2.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.34%) VPN
3 3 (2.34%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.78%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.56%) Big Data
3 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (15.63%) Billing
2 18 (14.06%) Retail
3 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.47%) Finance
5 2 (1.56%) Back Office
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) Web Services
2 5 (3.91%) Java EE
3 4 (3.13%) Middleware
3 4 (3.13%) OAuth
4 2 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.56%) REST
4 2 (1.56%) SAML
4 2 (1.56%) SOAP
4 2 (1.56%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) HTML
5 1 (0.78%) Mason
5 1 (0.78%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) IVR
2 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) EPoS
4 4 (3.13%) Handset
5 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Robotics
7 1 (0.78%) STB
7 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Service Management
2 22 (17.19%) Analytics
3 20 (15.63%) CRM
4 18 (14.06%) ITIL
5 17 (13.28%) ITIL V3
6 16 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.38%) IT Strategy
8 9 (7.03%) Use Case
9 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
10 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.47%) Telematics
11 6 (4.69%) Software Distribution
12 5 (3.91%) Microservices
12 5 (3.91%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (3.13%) ETL
13 4 (3.13%) Scrum
13 4 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.69%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.78%) SOQL
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) COBIT
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) XenServer
4 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
1 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Cisco
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (7.03%) SAP
2 7 (5.47%) Huawei
3 6 (4.69%) ComArch
3 6 (4.69%) ESRI
3 6 (4.69%) Gemalto
4 5 (3.91%) ATG
5 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (2.34%) Avaya
6 3 (2.34%) Citrix
6 3 (2.34%) Dell
6 3 (2.34%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (2.34%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle
7 2 (1.56%) hybris
7 2 (1.56%) MapR
7 2 (1.56%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £480 - £500 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago