The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 130 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.039% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+20.09% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
2508 2534 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.00% 89.95% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1303 799
Average daily rate £398 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 108 133
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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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
Hungerford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Senior Solutions Architect
South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos