The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 46 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.08% 1.51% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.62% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £403 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 616 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.19% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 398 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Birmingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.88%) Office 365
3 6 (18.75%) Application Rationalisation
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.25%) Windows
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.25%) SAP GTS
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (6.25%) Order to Cash
8 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
8 1 (3.13%) Redis
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) SAP GTS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) PSTN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) POJO
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Application Rationalisation
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Order to Cash
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) EAI
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.13%) MODAF
5 1 (3.13%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.13%) Use Case
5 1 (3.13%) WFM
5 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCIE
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
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