The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 119 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £600 £550 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £548 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.45% +28.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 1 £675 +22.72%
Bracknell - 1 £525 -
Lead Solutions Architect
South East

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case