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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Solution Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% 0.079% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £475 £638
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1881 2319 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.21% 92.13% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1235 1294
Median daily rate £417 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 1 - -
Microsoft Solutions Architect
South East

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft