The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 61 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 59 91 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.43% 3.69% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 4.07% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 16
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£538 £456 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% -15.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
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
2156 2234 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 90.52% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1059 952
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 52 92
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 -3 18 £550 -4.34% 4
Bracknell +10 15 £550 -8.33% 1
Newbury +1 6 £550 - 1
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 45 (25.28%) Telecoms
2 33 (18.54%) TOGAF
3 26 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (12.92%) Oracle
6 21 (11.80%) ITIL
7 20 (11.24%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (10.67%) Retail
9 18 (10.11%) Finance
9 18 (10.11%) Java
10 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
11 14 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.87%) SOA
11 14 (7.87%) Cisco
11 14 (7.87%) VoLTE
12 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
12 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
12 13 (7.30%) CRM
12 13 (7.30%) Migration
13 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
13 12 (6.74%) 3G
13 12 (6.74%) HP
14 11 (6.18%) 4G
14 11 (6.18%) C#
14 11 (6.18%) Marketing
15 10 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (5.62%) Billing
15 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (5.06%) OpenView
16 9 (5.06%) Windows

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.12%) SAS
1 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.12%) JCAPS
1 2 (1.12%) Lync
1 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.56%) Liferay
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.56%) Drupal
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (1.12%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) SaaS
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) VoLTE
2 12 (6.74%) 3G
3 11 (6.18%) 4G
4 8 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.49%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.81%) CTI
6 4 (2.25%) Internet
6 4 (2.25%) Broadband
6 4 (2.25%) VPN
6 4 (2.25%) Firewall
7 3 (1.69%) NAS
7 3 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) SDH
7 3 (1.69%) DWDM
8 2 (1.12%) MVNO
9 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) DB2
2 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.12%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.12%) Sqoop
2 2 (1.12%) Triplestore
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.12%) HBase
2 2 (1.12%) Mahout
2 2 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) Toad
2 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Hudson
2 1 (0.56%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 45 (25.28%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.67%) Retail
3 18 (10.11%) Finance
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
5 10 (5.62%) Billing
6 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.25%) Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) Middleware
2 7 (3.93%) Web Services
3 5 (2.81%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) .NET
4 3 (1.69%) XML
4 3 (1.69%) XMPP
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.69%) REST
5 2 (1.12%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.12%) HTML5
5 2 (1.12%) SOAP
5 2 (1.12%) MLlib
5 2 (1.12%) JSON
5 2 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.56%) XHTML
6 1 (0.56%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Frameworx
2 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.25%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.06%) Windows
2 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.81%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.25%) UNIX
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.56%) HPUX
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) TOGAF
2 26 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (11.80%) ITIL
5 14 (7.87%) SOA
5 14 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.30%) Migration
6 13 (7.30%) CRM
7 10 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (4.49%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.49%) UML
8 8 (4.49%) ERP
8 8 (4.49%) Project Management
9 7 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.37%) Data Management
10 6 (3.37%) User Stories
10 6 (3.37%) Campaign Management
10 6 (3.37%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.81%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) Java
2 11 (6.18%) C#
3 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.25%) SQL
4 3 (1.69%) VBScript
4 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.12%) C
5 2 (1.12%) R
5 2 (1.12%) VB
5 2 (1.12%) ABAP
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) C++
6 1 (0.56%) COBOL
6 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.12%) CCIE
5 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.12%) XenServer
4 1 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) OpenView
1 9 (5.06%) HP NNM
2 8 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (2.81%) SCCM
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (12.92%) Oracle
2 20 (11.24%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (7.87%) Cisco
4 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.74%) HP
6 9 (5.06%) SevOne
7 8 (4.49%) VMware
8 7 (3.93%) IBM
9 6 (3.37%) SAP
9 6 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.25%) Symantec
11 3 (1.69%) Citrix
11 3 (1.69%) Becrypt
12 2 (1.12%) Varonis
12 2 (1.12%) Dell
12 2 (1.12%) EMC
12 2 (1.12%) Greenplum
12 2 (1.12%) Veeam
12 2 (1.12%) RedPrairie
12 2 (1.12%) 3PAR
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