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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 55 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 36 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.62% 1.93% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.07% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 14
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£475 £538 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +20.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £445 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £678 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £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 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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
1291 1110 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.10% 92.96% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 625 511
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 68
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Milton Keynes +7 26 £475 +2.15% 5
High Wycombe - 1 £475 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (29.41%) SOA
2 17 (25.00%) Middleware
3 13 (19.12%) Retail
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) UML
4 12 (17.65%) Finance
5 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
5 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.24%) SOAP
5 9 (13.24%) Web Services
5 9 (13.24%) Cisco
6 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 8 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
7 7 (10.29%) Project Planning
7 7 (10.29%) Degree
7 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.29%) Java
7 7 (10.29%) Windows
7 7 (10.29%) EAI
8 6 (8.82%) SAP
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Automotive
8 6 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.35%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.35%) EMC VPLEX

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.88%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Documentum
3 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (2.94%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.88%) DWDM
3 3 (4.41%) X.500
3 3 (4.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) SMS
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) OSPF
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.47%) WAAS
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.47%) FWSM
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (19.12%) Retail
2 12 (17.65%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Automotive
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) Middleware
2 9 (13.24%) SOAP
2 9 (13.24%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) REST
4 3 (4.41%) SAML
4 3 (4.41%) XML
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) jBPM
6 1 (1.47%) Java EE
6 1 (1.47%) EJB
6 1 (1.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) JSP
6 1 (1.47%) XSD
6 1 (1.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.88%) GIS
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) SCADA
4 3 (4.41%) Blog
5 2 (2.94%) Social Media
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) SOA
2 13 (19.12%) UML
3 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
3 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.29%) Project Planning
5 7 (10.29%) EAI
5 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) Test Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) APMP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco
3 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 5 (7.35%) Brocade
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 3 (4.41%) JDA
6 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.94%) FatWire
7 2 (2.94%) Pega
7 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.94%) hybris
7 2 (2.94%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.47%) Wonderware
8 1 (1.47%) F5
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fox IT SM ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago