Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 October 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 > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 19 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 34 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.76% 7.01% 11.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 7.39% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 82
Southampton median daily rate £550 £519 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +13.39% +1.67%
10th Percentile £450 £419 £356
90th Percentile £625 £700 £700
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £29.00 £54.37
% change year-on-year - -46.66% +117.46%

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 443 460 664
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 94.85% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 317 455
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £252
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 64
Southampton median hourly rate £21.31 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.21% +3.70% -32.50%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.31 £10.79
90th Percentile £48.09 £25.50 £44.85
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year - +29.87% -8.33%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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 Southampton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (24.39%) Retail
1 10 (24.39%) Big Data
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) SaaS
4 6 (14.63%) IaaS
4 6 (14.63%) PaaS
4 6 (14.63%) SAP
5 5 (12.20%) Windows
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Management
5 5 (12.20%) Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (12.20%) IT Strategy
6 4 (9.76%) Cloudera
6 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 3 (7.32%) JDBC
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.32%) EAI

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 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) SaaS
2 6 (14.63%) IaaS
2 6 (14.63%) PaaS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) MPLS
2 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) DLNA
4 1 (2.44%) DOCSIS
4 1 (2.44%) DVB
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) Kalido
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) JDBC
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) POSIX
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Sensu
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) CMDB
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) STB
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.44%) MPEG
3 1 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Analytics
1 5 (12.20%) Data Management
1 5 (12.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 5 (12.20%) ETL
1 5 (12.20%) IT Strategy
1 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
2 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
2 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (7.32%) EAI
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (7.32%) Information Security
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCIE
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Cloudera
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) MapR
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Aruba
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.44%) Intel
6 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard