The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 37 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 95 89 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.85% 3.67% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.03% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 31
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£478 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.92% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2208 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.72% 91.01% 88.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 951 1035
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 84 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Solutions Architect
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +9 26 £575 +15.00% 12
Slough -1 7 £490 +3.15% 1
Bracknell +7 5 £544 -
Newbury +2 4 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 4
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 55 (37.16%) Telecoms
2 42 (28.38%) TOGAF
3 37 (25.00%) .NET
3 37 (25.00%) CRM
4 27 (18.24%) Billing
5 26 (17.57%) Degree
6 25 (16.89%) Project Management
7 23 (15.54%) SOA
8 20 (13.51%) Finance
9 19 (12.84%) 3G
10 18 (12.16%) Oracle
11 16 (10.81%) LTE
11 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (10.14%) Use Case
13 14 (9.46%) Java
13 14 (9.46%) Internet
14 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
15 11 (7.43%) B2B
16 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.76%) Workflow
16 10 (6.76%) Migration
16 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
17 9 (6.08%) B2C
17 9 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (6.08%) J2EE
18 8 (5.41%) Siebel
18 8 (5.41%) SOAP
18 8 (5.41%) Banking
18 8 (5.41%) 4G
19 7 (4.73%) REST

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (2.03%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.35%) Drupal
2 2 (1.35%) Liferay
2 2 (1.35%) Lync
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.35%) Cordys
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Force.com
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.84%) 3G
2 16 (10.81%) LTE
3 14 (9.46%) Internet
4 8 (5.41%) 4G
5 7 (4.73%) Broadband
6 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.35%) VoLTE
6 2 (1.35%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.35%) VoIP
7 1 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
7 1 (0.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.68%) MVNO
7 1 (0.68%) LAN
7 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.03%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.03%) Big Data
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.68%) IDOL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (37.16%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.24%) Billing
3 20 (13.51%) Finance
4 8 (5.41%) Banking
5 7 (4.73%) Retail
6 6 (4.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (6.08%) J2EE
3 8 (5.41%) SOAP
4 7 (4.73%) Web Services
4 7 (4.73%) REST
5 6 (4.05%) HTML
5 6 (4.05%) XML
5 6 (4.05%) Middleware
6 5 (3.38%) jQuery
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.35%) RESTful
7 2 (1.35%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.68%) Spring
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.68%) Java EE
8 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.38%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.03%) Replication
5 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.35%) GIS
5 2 (1.35%) Open Source
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) TOGAF
2 37 (25.00%) CRM
3 25 (16.89%) Project Management
4 23 (15.54%) SOA
5 15 (10.14%) Use Case
6 11 (7.43%) B2B
7 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.76%) Workflow
7 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 9 (6.08%) B2C
9 7 (4.73%) ERP
9 7 (4.73%) Validation
9 7 (4.73%) MVC
9 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.73%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (4.73%) Analytics
10 6 (4.05%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.05%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.05%) E-business
10 6 (4.05%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Java
2 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.38%) C#
3 5 (3.38%) C++
4 3 (2.03%) SQL
5 2 (1.35%) C
5 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.68%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Degree
2 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Oracle
2 9 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.41%) Siebel
4 6 (4.05%) SAP
5 5 (3.38%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.38%) Metastorm
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix
7 3 (2.03%) Becrypt
7 3 (2.03%) Amdocs
7 3 (2.03%) AppSense
8 2 (1.35%) Teradata
8 2 (1.35%) Aveksa
8 2 (1.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) ATG
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