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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 49 75 36
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 77 53 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.51% 2.11% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.27% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 60
Median daily rate £513 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
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 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
2004 2337 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.38% 92.92% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1330 1148
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 106 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +15 16 £575 -11.53% 1
Bracknell +1 11 £521 -
Wokingham -2 9 £450 +9.09%
Newbury +8 5 £475 +3.82%
Maidenhead - 3 £575 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 (18.94%) SOA
2 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
3 21 (15.91%) Finance
4 18 (13.64%) Retail
5 17 (12.88%) TOGAF
5 17 (12.88%) Oracle
6 15 (11.36%) Migration
7 12 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.09%) VoIP
8 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.33%) ERP
8 11 (8.33%) SAP
8 11 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (7.58%) Java
9 10 (7.58%) WAN
9 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (6.82%) LAN
10 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.82%) UML
10 9 (6.82%) Project Management
10 9 (6.82%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.06%) Service Management
11 8 (6.06%) MPLS
11 8 (6.06%) IBM
11 8 (6.06%) Logistics
11 8 (6.06%) eTOM
11 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
12 7 (5.30%) Technical Architecture

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 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.27%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.27%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.52%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.52%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.76%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.76%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.76%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) VoIP
2 10 (7.58%) WAN
3 9 (6.82%) LAN
4 8 (6.06%) MPLS
5 7 (5.30%) Firewall
6 6 (4.55%) VPN
7 4 (3.03%) Internet
8 3 (2.27%) 3G
8 3 (2.27%) 4G
8 3 (2.27%) Network Security
8 3 (2.27%) PSTN
8 3 (2.27%) SAN
8 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.27%) WLAN
9 2 (1.52%) DNS
9 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.52%) PBX
9 2 (1.52%) VPLS
9 2 (1.52%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.52%) Subversion
2 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) LSMW
3 1 (0.76%) Robot Framework
General
1 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.91%) Finance
3 18 (13.64%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Billing
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Middleware
2 6 (4.55%) .NET
3 5 (3.79%) CSS
3 5 (3.79%) HTML
3 5 (3.79%) Java EE
3 5 (3.79%) Spring
3 5 (3.79%) Web Services
4 2 (1.52%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) CORBA
5 1 (0.76%) EJB
5 1 (0.76%) JMS
5 1 (0.76%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) RESTful
5 1 (0.76%) SAML
5 1 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.03%) FMCG
4 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) IVR
5 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.76%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) NGOSS
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) SCADA
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Unix
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) SOA
2 17 (12.88%) TOGAF
3 15 (11.36%) Migration
4 12 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (8.33%) ERP
6 9 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.82%) Project Management
6 9 (6.82%) UML
7 8 (6.06%) eTOM
7 8 (6.06%) Logistics
7 8 (6.06%) Service Management
7 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.30%) ITIL
8 7 (5.30%) Project Governance
8 7 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (5.30%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.58%) Java
2 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.79%) SQL
4 2 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
1 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) CCNP
3 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.52%) CCDP
4 2 (1.52%) CCIE
4 2 (1.52%) CCIP
4 2 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.52%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.03%) Puppet
2 3 (2.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.52%) MOM
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.76%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) Oracle
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) SAP
3 8 (6.06%) IBM
4 7 (5.30%) HP
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
5 6 (4.55%) VMware
6 4 (3.03%) Ariba
7 3 (2.27%) JDA
7 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.52%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.52%) CA
8 2 (1.52%) Capita
8 2 (1.52%) Juniper
8 2 (1.52%) Splunk
8 2 (1.52%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.76%) Aruba
9 1 (0.76%) BMC
9 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.76%) Sencha
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