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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 66 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 60 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.37% 2.36% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.56% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 41
Median daily rate £513 £525 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £431 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £629 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
2210 2340 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.04% 91.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1226 1066
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 106 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -14 12 £475 -13.63%
Wokingham - 8 £413 - 1
Reading -5 7 £475 -11.62% 6
Maidenhead - 5 £575 -
Newbury -3 4 - -
Slough - 1 £450 - 1
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.89%) Migration
4 19 (13.19%) Retail
5 18 (12.50%) Project Management
6 16 (11.11%) SOA
7 15 (10.42%) 3G
7 15 (10.42%) TOGAF
8 14 (9.72%) Presales
9 13 (9.03%) Degree
9 13 (9.03%) Cisco
9 13 (9.03%) Oracle
10 12 (8.33%) .NET
10 12 (8.33%) CRM
10 12 (8.33%) VoIP
10 12 (8.33%) Finance
10 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.64%) Billing
11 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.64%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (7.64%) VPN
11 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.64%) SAP
12 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
12 10 (6.94%) ITIL
12 10 (6.94%) B2B
12 10 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (6.25%) ERP
13 9 (6.25%) Internet
13 9 (6.25%) MPLS

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 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.39%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.08%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.08%) Force.com
2 3 (2.08%) PaaS
2 3 (2.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.39%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) 3G
2 12 (8.33%) VoIP
3 11 (7.64%) VPN
4 9 (6.25%) Internet
4 9 (6.25%) MPLS
5 7 (4.86%) WAN
6 6 (4.17%) 4G
6 6 (4.17%) LAN
7 5 (3.47%) Firewall
7 5 (3.47%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (2.78%) Broadband
8 4 (2.78%) LTE
8 4 (2.78%) PBX
8 4 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.78%) WLAN
9 3 (2.08%) PSTN
10 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.39%) Junos
10 2 (1.39%) MRTG
10 2 (1.39%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.39%) MSTest
3 2 (1.39%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 42 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.19%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Finance
4 11 (7.64%) Billing
5 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 7 (4.86%) Web Services
3 6 (4.17%) HTML
4 5 (3.47%) CSS
5 4 (2.78%) HTML5
5 4 (2.78%) jQuery
5 4 (2.78%) Middleware
5 4 (2.78%) REST
5 4 (2.78%) SOAP
5 4 (2.78%) XML
6 3 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.08%) Java EE
7 2 (1.39%) JSON
7 2 (1.39%) RESTful
7 2 (1.39%) YAML
8 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.69%) Spring
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.69%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) FMCG
4 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.08%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.08%) Replication
6 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.39%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.39%) IPTV
6 2 (1.39%) IVR
6 2 (1.39%) NGOSS
6 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) SCADA
7 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Unix
2 5 (3.47%) Linux
3 4 (2.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.89%) Migration
2 18 (12.50%) Project Management
3 16 (11.11%) SOA
4 15 (10.42%) TOGAF
5 14 (9.72%) Presales
6 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.33%) CRM
7 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (6.94%) B2B
8 10 (6.94%) ITIL
8 10 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (6.25%) ERP
9 9 (6.25%) Service Design
9 9 (6.25%) Service Management
9 9 (6.25%) Workflow
10 8 (5.56%) Logistics
11 7 (4.86%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.86%) eTOM
11 7 (4.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.17%) C#
2 6 (4.17%) Java
2 6 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.39%) PHP
3 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) CCNP
4 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.39%) CCDP
5 2 (1.39%) CCIE
5 2 (1.39%) CCIP
5 2 (1.39%) CCNA
5 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.86%) Puppet
2 4 (2.78%) Ansible
3 3 (2.08%) SCCM
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.39%) MOM
4 2 (1.39%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.69%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.69%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.03%) Cisco
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (7.64%) SAP
4 6 (4.17%) IBM
4 6 (4.17%) Juniper
4 6 (4.17%) VMware
5 5 (3.47%) HP
6 3 (2.08%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.08%) Capita
7 2 (1.39%) CA
7 2 (1.39%) Citrix
7 2 (1.39%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.69%) Aruba
8 1 (0.69%) Marketo
8 1 (0.69%) Pega
8 1 (0.69%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) Sencha
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
Wokingham
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago