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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 49 76 40
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 59 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.93% 1.99% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.16% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 44
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £565 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
1881 2320 2580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.40% 92.14% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 1237 1281
Median daily rate £418 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +10 19 £500 -10.71% 1
Bracknell +3 10 £419 -23.86% 1
Slough +7 3 £450 -5.75%
Newbury +4 2 £538 - 1
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 1
Thatcham - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (16.81%) Finance
2 16 (14.16%) TOGAF
3 14 (12.39%) Retail
4 13 (11.50%) SOA
5 12 (10.62%) Oracle
5 12 (10.62%) Maximo
6 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
7 9 (7.96%) SAP
8 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.19%) Cisco
9 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.42%) Network Security
10 5 (4.42%) WFM
10 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.42%) Migration
10 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.42%) WAN
10 5 (4.42%) 3G
11 4 (3.54%) LAN
11 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
11 4 (3.54%) UML
11 4 (3.54%) Java
11 4 (3.54%) .NET
11 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.54%) Project Management
11 4 (3.54%) VMware
11 4 (3.54%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (3.54%) Network Design

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 4 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Maximo
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (2.65%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.77%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) PaaS
2 3 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) 3G
1 5 (4.42%) Network Security
1 5 (4.42%) WAN
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
3 3 (2.65%) 4G
3 3 (2.65%) BGP
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
3 3 (2.65%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) VoIP
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) DSL
5 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) MPLS
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.77%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.88%) Redis
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) LSMW
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Retail
3 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Billing
4 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) Middleware
3 2 (1.77%) SAML
4 1 (0.88%) Ajax
4 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.88%) CORBA
4 1 (0.88%) CSS3
4 1 (0.88%) HTML5
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) Java EE
4 1 (0.88%) jQuery
4 1 (0.88%) Kafka
4 1 (0.88%) OAuth
4 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.88%) VXML
4 1 (0.88%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.77%) iSeries
3 2 (1.77%) Life Science
3 2 (1.77%) LIMS
3 2 (1.77%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Unix
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Solaris
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.16%) TOGAF
2 13 (11.50%) SOA
3 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
4 5 (4.42%) Migration
4 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (4.42%) WFM
5 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.54%) MODAF
5 4 (3.54%) Network Design
5 4 (3.54%) Presales
5 4 (3.54%) Project Management
5 4 (3.54%) UML
5 4 (3.54%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (2.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (2.65%) EAI
7 2 (1.77%) CRM
7 2 (1.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.54%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.88%) CCDP
2 1 (0.88%) CCIE
2 1 (0.88%) CCIP
2 1 (0.88%) CCNA
2 1 (0.88%) CCNP
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) MCSD
2 1 (0.88%) MCSE
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) GDPR
1 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.88%) Kibana
1 1 (0.88%) logstash
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle
2 9 (7.96%) SAP
3 7 (6.19%) Cisco
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.77%) Genesys
5 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.77%) JDA
6 1 (0.88%) Ariba
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.88%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) OpenText
6 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) Siebel
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