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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 44 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 107 53 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.75% 1.91% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 2.12% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 26 20
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£538 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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
2526 2500 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.54% 90.03% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1293 904
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 93 151
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +17 42 £525 +7.69% 2
Bracknell +6 11 £500 +24.53% 3
Maidenhead - 8 £475 - 1
Newbury -2 7 £400 -15.11%
Slough -2 4 £750 +66.66% 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Windsor 0 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (22.17%) Telecoms
2 36 (17.73%) TOGAF
3 35 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (13.30%) Oracle
5 26 (12.81%) Java
6 25 (12.32%) Finance
7 24 (11.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (11.33%) ITIL
9 21 (10.34%) Retail
10 20 (9.85%) Migration
10 20 (9.85%) Security Cleared
11 19 (9.36%) Billing
11 19 (9.36%) SOA
11 19 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (7.39%) Microsoft
12 15 (7.39%) CRM
13 14 (6.90%) SAP
13 14 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
13 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (6.40%) Windows
14 13 (6.40%) C#
15 12 (5.91%) MS Excel
15 12 (5.91%) Use Case
16 11 (5.42%) Middleware
17 10 (4.93%) ERP
17 10 (4.93%) Degree
18 9 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
18 9 (4.43%) Cisco

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (3.45%) Lync
2 5 (2.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.97%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.97%) JCAPS
3 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.99%) SAS
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.49%) Liferay
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
5 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) SPSS
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.48%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.99%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.46%) SaaS
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) Broadband
2 8 (3.94%) Internet
2 8 (3.94%) MVNO
3 7 (3.45%) 3G
4 5 (2.46%) VoLTE
5 4 (1.97%) Firewall
6 3 (1.48%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.48%) NAS
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) 4G
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.49%) ATM
8 1 (0.49%) LAN
8 1 (0.49%) SDH
8 1 (0.49%) WAN
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) DWDM
8 1 (0.49%) OSPF
8 1 (0.49%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.49%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.99%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.99%) DB2
4 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.99%) Big Data
4 2 (0.99%) HBase
4 2 (0.99%) Triplestore
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.99%) Mahout
4 2 (0.99%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.49%) Hudson
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Maven
2 1 (0.49%) Toad
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.49%) JDeveloper
General
1 45 (22.17%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.32%) Finance
3 21 (10.34%) Retail
4 19 (9.36%) Billing
5 6 (2.96%) Banking
6 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.42%) Middleware
2 8 (3.94%) HTML
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (3.45%) Web Services
4 6 (2.96%) .NET
4 6 (2.96%) REST
5 5 (2.46%) JSON
5 5 (2.46%) HTML5
6 4 (1.97%) SOAP
7 3 (1.48%) XML
8 2 (0.99%) jQuery
8 2 (0.99%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.49%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (0.49%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.49%) XMPP
9 1 (0.49%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.46%) Social Media
4 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.48%) Frameworx
5 3 (1.48%) Life Science
5 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.49%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.40%) Windows
2 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.46%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.48%) Linux
4 3 (1.48%) UNIX
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.73%) TOGAF
2 35 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (11.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (11.33%) ITIL
5 20 (9.85%) Migration
6 19 (9.36%) SOA
7 15 (7.39%) CRM
8 14 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.91%) Use Case
10 10 (4.93%) ERP
11 9 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (4.43%) Project Management
12 8 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (2.96%) ETL
14 6 (2.96%) UML
14 6 (2.96%) Waterfall
14 6 (2.96%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.81%) Java
2 13 (6.40%) C#
3 7 (3.45%) SQL
4 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.48%) VBScript
6 2 (0.99%) VB
6 2 (0.99%) ABAP
6 2 (0.99%) C
6 2 (0.99%) C++
6 2 (0.99%) R
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.49%) COBOL
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.93%) Degree
4 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) XenServer
4 2 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) SCCM
2 4 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (13.30%) Oracle
2 19 (9.36%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (7.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.90%) SAP
5 9 (4.43%) Cisco
6 8 (3.94%) VMware
7 6 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (1.97%) EMC
8 4 (1.97%) Citrix
8 4 (1.97%) Symantec
8 4 (1.97%) RedDot
8 4 (1.97%) OpenText
9 3 (1.48%) Becrypt
9 3 (1.48%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.48%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.48%) HP
10 2 (0.99%) Dell
10 2 (0.99%) SunGard
10 2 (0.99%) Juniper
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