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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 65 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 47 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.43% 2.59% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.81% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 55
Median daily rate £500 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
1798 2313 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.82% 92.04% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1205 1292
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 144 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £47.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Reading +1 19 £425 -30.61% 2
Bracknell 0 6 £525 - 1
Maidenhead +4 2 £625 +22.54%
Newbury +6 1 - - 2
Wokingham -4 1 £251 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 19 (16.24%) Oracle
2 18 (15.38%) SOA
3 16 (13.68%) Finance
4 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.11%) Retail
4 13 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
6 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (8.55%) Java
7 10 (8.55%) SAP
8 9 (7.69%) UML
8 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.84%) WAN
9 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.98%) Migration
10 7 (5.98%) Cisco
10 7 (5.98%) IBM
10 7 (5.98%) Middleware
10 7 (5.98%) ERP
10 7 (5.98%) LAN
11 6 (5.13%) VoIP
11 6 (5.13%) CSS
11 6 (5.13%) HTML
11 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (5.13%) PaaS
12 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.27%) Zachman Framework

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 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.56%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.56%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.71%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.71%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.85%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) PaaS
2 5 (4.27%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) WAN
2 7 (5.98%) LAN
3 6 (5.13%) VoIP
4 4 (3.42%) 3G
4 4 (3.42%) Firewall
4 4 (3.42%) MPLS
4 4 (3.42%) Network Security
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.71%) 4G
6 2 (1.71%) BGP
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
6 2 (1.71%) DSL
6 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.71%) IPsec
6 2 (1.71%) OSPF
6 2 (1.71%) SAN
6 2 (1.71%) VPLS
6 2 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.42%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.71%) Subversion
2 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Retail
3 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Billing
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Middleware
2 6 (5.13%) CSS
2 6 (5.13%) HTML
3 5 (4.27%) Java EE
3 5 (4.27%) Spring
4 4 (3.42%) .NET
5 3 (2.56%) Web Services
6 2 (1.71%) J2EE
6 2 (1.71%) SAML
7 1 (0.85%) Ajax
7 1 (0.85%) CORBA
7 1 (0.85%) EJB
7 1 (0.85%) HTML5
7 1 (0.85%) JMS
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) OAuth
7 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.85%) VXML
7 1 (0.85%) XML
7 1 (0.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.56%) Replication
4 2 (1.71%) Life Science
4 2 (1.71%) LIMS
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
4 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.85%) SCADA
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Unix
2 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) SOA
2 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (7.69%) UML
5 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.98%) ERP
6 7 (5.98%) Migration
7 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.27%) High Availability
8 5 (4.27%) Logistics
8 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.27%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (3.42%) BPEL
9 4 (3.42%) Front End Development
9 4 (3.42%) Network Design
9 4 (3.42%) Presales
9 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.42%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) Java
2 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) CCDP
2 2 (1.71%) CCIE
2 2 (1.71%) CCIP
2 2 (1.71%) CCNA
2 2 (1.71%) CCNP
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) MCSD
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.71%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) Ansible
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.85%) Kibana
3 1 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Oracle
2 10 (8.55%) SAP
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco
3 7 (5.98%) IBM
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.27%) HP
5 5 (4.27%) VMware
6 4 (3.42%) Ariba
7 3 (2.56%) JDA
8 2 (1.71%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.71%) CA
8 2 (1.71%) Splunk
8 2 (1.71%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.85%) ATG
9 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Sencha
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods
Berkshire
Thornton Gregory
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago