Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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.

Architect
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 26 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 81 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.96% 6.49% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 6.61% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £563 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £438 £500 £448
90th Percentile £623 £738 £700
South East median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 - -
South East median hourly rate £82.50 £80.73 £29.92
% change year-on-year +2.19% +169.82% -43.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 780 1,225 1,127
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.98% 98.16% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 869 794
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £151 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.71 £10.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.75 £48.15
South East median hourly rate £20.86 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.86% +2.86% -7.28%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Oxford -4 14 £575 - 15
Kidlington +4 4 £575 - 3
Architect
South East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (36.17%) Migration
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
7 11 (23.40%) SCCM
7 11 (23.40%) IaaS
7 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
8 10 (21.28%) Office 365
9 9 (19.15%) PaaS
9 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) Oracle
10 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.89%) SaaS
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (14.89%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) Citrix
12 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
13 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (10.64%) Scrum
13 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (23.40%) IaaS
4 10 (21.28%) Office 365
5 9 (19.15%) PaaS
6 7 (14.89%) SaaS
7 5 (10.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (8.51%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (8.51%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
9 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) 4G
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) HTML5
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows 10
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
4 5 (10.64%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Information Management
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Master Data Management
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) User Stories
5 4 (8.51%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.26%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Meraki
5 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk