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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 61 71 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 39 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.35% 1.61% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.78% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 46
Median daily rate £525 £523 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
1808 2185 2383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.39% 90.44% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1124 1233
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 118 51
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +13 18 £500 -6.97% 2
Bracknell +4 4 £525 -
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 18 (14.88%) Finance
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
1 18 (14.88%) SOA
2 14 (11.57%) TOGAF
3 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Maximo
4 12 (9.92%) SAP
5 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 11 (9.09%) Retail
5 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.26%) Java
6 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.61%) UML
7 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.79%) Cisco
8 7 (5.79%) WAN
8 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (4.96%) Network Security
9 6 (4.96%) VMware
9 6 (4.96%) LAN
9 6 (4.96%) Middleware
9 6 (4.96%) HTML
9 6 (4.96%) CSS
10 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.13%) ERP
10 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
10 5 (4.13%) VoIP
10 5 (4.13%) Migration
10 5 (4.13%) 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 6 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Maximo
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (3.31%) SAP PS
3 3 (2.48%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.48%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.65%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) WAN
2 6 (4.96%) LAN
2 6 (4.96%) Network Security
3 5 (4.13%) Firewall
3 5 (4.13%) VoIP
4 4 (3.31%) 3G
5 3 (2.48%) MPLS
5 3 (2.48%) SAN
6 2 (1.65%) 4G
6 2 (1.65%) DNS
6 2 (1.65%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.83%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.83%) VLAN
7 1 (0.83%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.83%) VPLS
7 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.31%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) LSMW
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Retail
2 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) CSS
1 6 (4.96%) HTML
1 6 (4.96%) Middleware
2 5 (4.13%) Java EE
2 5 (4.13%) Spring
3 4 (3.31%) .NET
4 3 (2.48%) Web Services
5 2 (1.65%) J2EE
5 2 (1.65%) SAML
6 1 (0.83%) Ajax
6 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.83%) CORBA
6 1 (0.83%) EJB
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) JMS
6 1 (0.83%) jQuery
6 1 (0.83%) OAuth
6 1 (0.83%) VXML
6 1 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.65%) Life Science
3 2 (1.65%) LIMS
3 2 (1.65%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.83%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Unix
1 3 (2.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) SOA
2 14 (11.57%) TOGAF
3 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.61%) UML
6 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (4.13%) ERP
7 5 (4.13%) Migration
7 5 (4.13%) Network Design
7 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.13%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (3.31%) BPEL
8 4 (3.31%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.31%) eTOM
8 4 (3.31%) Front End Development
8 4 (3.31%) Logistics
8 4 (3.31%) MODAF
8 4 (3.31%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) Java
2 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.48%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) CCDP
3 1 (0.83%) CCIE
3 1 (0.83%) CCIP
3 1 (0.83%) CCNA
3 1 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) MCSD
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.48%) vSphere
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.83%) Kibana
1 1 (0.83%) logstash
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) SAP
3 7 (5.79%) Cisco
4 6 (4.96%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Ariba
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.48%) HP
6 3 (2.48%) IBM
6 3 (2.48%) JDA
7 2 (1.65%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) EMC
8 1 (0.83%) F5
8 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Juniper
8 1 (0.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) Sencha
8 1 (0.83%) Tandberg