Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Architect
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.31% 10.85% 10.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 11.42% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 19
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £513 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +0.29% +13.56%
10th Percentile £243 £418 £403
90th Percentile £588 £1,000 £625
Hampshire median daily rate £519 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +1.22% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £25.75
Hampshire median hourly rate - £30.50 £54.37
% change year-on-year - -43.90% +81.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 312 324 227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.42% 95.01% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 178 117
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +1.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £234 £211 £263
90th Percentile £520 £521 £521
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 45
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +50.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.05 £15.74 £13.10
90th Percentile £50.93 £49.76 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +14.29%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Portsmouth

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Portsmouth

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Portsmouth

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) FNZ
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) DRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Conversion
4 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (15.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) CRUD
4 3 (15.00%) IFS
4 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) iPaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) DMZ
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) CRUD
2 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
2 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
2 3 (15.00%) DRM
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) UAG
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) FNZ
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) IFS
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com