The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 56 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 34 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.84% 2.87% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.07% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 6
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£500 £430 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £428 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £775 £604
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 - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1107 1171 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.48% 93.38% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 673 410
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 73
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Buckinghamshire region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Milton Keynes +18 28 £458 -28.23% 2
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 25 (38.46%) Middleware
2 21 (32.31%) SOA
3 17 (26.15%) Web Services
4 16 (24.62%) UML
4 16 (24.62%) EAI
4 16 (24.62%) TOGAF
5 15 (23.08%) Finance
6 14 (21.54%) Retail
6 14 (21.54%) Oracle
7 11 (16.92%) SOAP
7 11 (16.92%) Firewall
7 11 (16.92%) Data Management
8 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
8 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.31%) Windows
9 8 (12.31%) Cisco
9 8 (12.31%) Brocade
9 8 (12.31%) Degree
9 8 (12.31%) Automotive
9 8 (12.31%) Workflow
9 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 8 (12.31%) VMware
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (10.77%) REST
10 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (10.77%) Intranet

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (12.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (9.23%) Documentum
3 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.15%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.08%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (10.77%) Intranet
3 7 (10.77%) Internet
3 7 (10.77%) Extranet
4 5 (7.69%) DWDM
5 4 (6.15%) LDAP
5 4 (6.15%) X.500
6 2 (3.08%) ADSL
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.08%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) WLAN
6 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) DMZ
6 2 (3.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Automotive
4 5 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Middleware
2 17 (26.15%) Web Services
3 11 (16.92%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) EJB
4 7 (10.77%) REST
5 4 (6.15%) SAML
6 3 (4.62%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.08%) jBPM
8 1 (1.54%) Java EE
8 1 (1.54%) JSP
8 1 (1.54%) .NET
8 1 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) GIS
5 3 (4.62%) Blog
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.54%) DataPower
7 1 (1.54%) PMI
7 1 (1.54%) IVR
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
1 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) SOA
2 16 (24.62%) EAI
2 16 (24.62%) UML
2 16 (24.62%) TOGAF
3 11 (16.92%) Data Management
4 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.31%) Workflow
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
6 6 (9.23%) RUP
6 6 (9.23%) DSDM
6 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.23%) Asset Management
6 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.69%) Process Management
8 4 (6.15%) Logistics
8 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.54%) APMP
4 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco
2 8 (12.31%) VMware
2 8 (12.31%) Brocade
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) JDA
6 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
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