The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 76 34 60
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 50 110 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.92% 4.53% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 4.97% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 19
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£488 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Reading -19 15 £550 -4.34% 2
Bracknell -2 10 £544 - 2
Newbury -12 3 £458 -8.50% 1
Slough -6 1 £365 -25.51%
Wokingham - 1 £413 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 36 (25.35%) Telecoms
2 31 (21.83%) Oracle
3 23 (16.20%) Retail
3 23 (16.20%) TOGAF
4 18 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (11.27%) SOA
5 16 (11.27%) Finance
6 14 (9.86%) Project Management
6 14 (9.86%) ITIL
6 14 (9.86%) Marketing
6 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.86%) VoLTE
7 13 (9.15%) Java
8 12 (8.45%) CRM
8 12 (8.45%) Cisco
9 11 (7.75%) HP
9 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.75%) 4G
9 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
10 10 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (7.04%) Middleware
10 10 (7.04%) 3G
10 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (6.34%) OpenView
11 9 (6.34%) HP NNM
11 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
11 9 (6.34%) SevOne
12 8 (5.63%) User Experience

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) SAS
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.70%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.41%) SPSS
3 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.41%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) SaaS
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.86%) VoLTE
2 11 (7.75%) 4G
3 10 (7.04%) 3G
4 9 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.52%) CTI
7 3 (2.11%) VPN
7 3 (2.11%) MPLS
7 3 (2.11%) VoIP
7 3 (2.11%) WAN
7 3 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.41%) DWDM
8 2 (1.41%) VLAN
8 2 (1.41%) Broadband
8 2 (1.41%) LAN
8 2 (1.41%) SDH
9 1 (0.70%) GPRS
9 1 (0.70%) GSM
9 1 (0.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.41%) DB2
2 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.41%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.41%) HBase
2 2 (1.41%) Mahout
2 2 (1.41%) Big Data
2 2 (1.41%) Sqoop
2 2 (1.41%) Triplestore
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.41%) Maven
2 2 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) Ant
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.70%) Toad
3 1 (0.70%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 36 (25.35%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.20%) Retail
3 16 (11.27%) Finance
4 14 (9.86%) Marketing
5 5 (3.52%) Billing
5 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) Middleware
2 6 (4.23%) Web Services
2 6 (4.23%) WebCenter
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.41%) XMPP
4 2 (1.41%) MLlib
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.70%) JSON
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.70%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (0.70%) Spring
5 1 (0.70%) XHTML
5 1 (0.70%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.63%) User Experience
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Frameworx
4 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.11%) Social Media
5 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.41%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) DTV
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) UNIX
2 5 (3.52%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) AIX
3 1 (0.70%) HPUX
3 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) TOGAF
2 18 (12.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (11.27%) SOA
4 14 (9.86%) Project Management
4 14 (9.86%) ITIL
4 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.45%) CRM
6 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (5.63%) ERP
8 8 (5.63%) Migration
9 7 (4.93%) ETL
9 7 (4.93%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (4.23%) Campaign Management
10 6 (4.23%) UML
10 6 (4.23%) Data Management
11 5 (3.52%) Open Source
11 5 (3.52%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.15%) Java
2 6 (4.23%) SQL
2 6 (4.23%) C#
3 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.41%) ABAP
4 2 (1.41%) Groovy
4 2 (1.41%) R
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) COBOL
5 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.70%) Perl
5 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) CCIE
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.41%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.70%) NFS
3 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) OpenView
1 9 (6.34%) HP NNM
2 7 (4.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.70%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.70%) Netcool
4 1 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.70%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) Oracle
2 12 (8.45%) Cisco
3 11 (7.75%) HP
4 10 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (6.34%) SevOne
6 8 (5.63%) IBM
6 8 (5.63%) SAP
7 7 (4.93%) VMware
8 6 (4.23%) Sitecore
8 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.23%) Adobe
8 6 (4.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.52%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.11%) webMethods
11 2 (1.41%) Symantec
11 2 (1.41%) Teradata
11 2 (1.41%) Google
11 2 (1.41%) Netezza
11 2 (1.41%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.41%) Pega