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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £600
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -20.83%
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
2063 2380 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.49% 92.64% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1343 1166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Microsoft Solutions 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 Berkshire region featuring Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) BPR
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft