Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 July 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.70% 10.80% 11.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.98% 11.13% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 32
Southampton median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £449 £463 £439
90th Percentile £650 £650 £648
Hampshire median daily rate £545 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +10.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £80.73 £67.89
% change year-on-year - +18.91% +134.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 490 485 468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.00% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 326 286
Southampton median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £300 £206
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 23
Southampton median hourly rate £33.75 £18.13 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.21% +18.77% +1.73%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.23 £12.07
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £28.65
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +45.05% -9.00% -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Southampton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.27%) SAP
3 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 10 (22.73%) PaaS
6 9 (20.45%) Electronics
7 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 8 (18.18%) Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (15.91%) Information Security
8 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
8 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
8 7 (15.91%) CRM
9 6 (13.64%) CESG
9 6 (13.64%) Public Cloud
9 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
9 6 (13.64%) MODAF
9 6 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineering
10 5 (11.36%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (11.36%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (11.36%) Workday
10 5 (11.36%) SAP ERP
10 5 (11.36%) Information Assurance

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (11.36%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.73%) PaaS
3 5 (11.36%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (11.36%) IaaS
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 4 (9.09%) SaaS
5 2 (4.55%) GitHub
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) IKE
1 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) GPON
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (9.09%) Power BI
3 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.27%) HBase
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Electronics
3 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Kafka
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) CESG
1 6 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Digital Signage
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Smart City
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 7 (15.91%) CRM
3 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) Programme Management
4 6 (13.64%) MODAF
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (6.82%) Architecture Roadmap
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) Workday
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Databricks
6 1 (2.27%) ESRI
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper