The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Microsoft Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft 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
1856 2338 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.89% 91.90% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1214 1303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 148 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire