The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 56 77 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 66 50 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.90% 1.92% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.07% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 58
Median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £45.49
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.80%
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
2080 2416 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.55% 92.67% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1371 1132
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 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 109 74
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 £11.48 £10.50
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%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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 Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 12 £500 -8.04% 1
Reading +9 11 £563 +2.27% 1
Wokingham -5 5 £300 -27.27%
Newbury -3 4 £475 +3.82%
Maidenhead - 4 £575 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 30 (21.90%) Telecoms
2 24 (17.52%) SOA
3 17 (12.41%) Finance
4 16 (11.68%) Migration
4 16 (11.68%) Retail
5 14 (10.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (10.22%) Oracle
6 13 (9.49%) SAP
6 13 (9.49%) VoIP
6 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.49%) Project Management
6 13 (9.49%) TOGAF
7 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.76%) ERP
8 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (7.30%) Java
10 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.57%) WAN
10 9 (6.57%) IBM
10 9 (6.57%) MPLS
10 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity
10 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
11 8 (5.84%) Degree
11 8 (5.84%) Logistics
11 8 (5.84%) Service Management
11 8 (5.84%) Cisco
11 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.84%) B2B
11 8 (5.84%) VPN

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 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.19%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.46%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.73%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.73%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.73%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) PaaS
2 2 (1.46%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.73%) Force.com
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) VoIP
2 9 (6.57%) MPLS
2 9 (6.57%) WAN
3 8 (5.84%) LAN
3 8 (5.84%) VPN
4 7 (5.11%) Firewall
5 6 (4.38%) 3G
5 6 (4.38%) Internet
6 4 (2.92%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.92%) WLAN
7 3 (2.19%) 4G
7 3 (2.19%) Network Security
7 3 (2.19%) PBX
7 3 (2.19%) PSTN
7 3 (2.19%) SAN
8 2 (1.46%) DNS
8 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.46%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.46%) IPsec
8 2 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.73%) DB2
5 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.46%) MSTest
3 2 (1.46%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 30 (21.90%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.41%) Finance
3 16 (11.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) French Language
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) .NET
1 7 (5.11%) Middleware
1 7 (5.11%) Web Services
2 6 (4.38%) Java EE
3 5 (3.65%) CSS
3 5 (3.65%) HTML
3 5 (3.65%) Spring
4 2 (1.46%) JSON
4 2 (1.46%) REST
4 2 (1.46%) RESTful
4 2 (1.46%) SOAP
4 2 (1.46%) YAML
5 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.73%) EJB
5 1 (0.73%) J2EE
5 1 (0.73%) JMS
5 1 (0.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.92%) FMCG
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.46%) IPTV
5 2 (1.46%) IVR
5 2 (1.46%) NGOSS
5 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.73%) CMDB
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) SCADA
6 1 (0.73%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.38%) Unix
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
2 4 (2.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.73%) Solaris
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) SOA
2 16 (11.68%) Migration
3 14 (10.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (9.49%) Project Management
4 13 (9.49%) TOGAF
5 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.76%) ERP
6 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.57%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.84%) B2B
7 8 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.84%) Logistics
7 8 (5.84%) Service Management
8 7 (5.11%) eTOM
8 7 (5.11%) ITIL
8 7 (5.11%) Presales
8 7 (5.11%) Project Governance
8 7 (5.11%) UML
9 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) Java
2 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.11%) SQL
4 2 (1.46%) C#
4 2 (1.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) CCNP
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCDP
5 2 (1.46%) CCIE
5 2 (1.46%) CCIP
5 2 (1.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.46%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (5.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.92%) Ansible
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.46%) MOM
3 2 (1.46%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.73%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.49%) SAP
3 9 (6.57%) IBM
4 8 (5.84%) Cisco
5 7 (5.11%) HP
6 6 (4.38%) VMware
7 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.92%) Juniper
9 3 (2.19%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.19%) Ariba
9 3 (2.19%) JDA
10 2 (1.46%) CA
10 2 (1.46%) Capita
10 2 (1.46%) Splunk
10 2 (1.46%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.73%) CommVault
11 1 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.73%) Remedy
11 1 (0.73%) webMethods
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago