The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 62 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 1.90% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.99% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £520 £450 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £511
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
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
772 1154 1202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.90% 95.45% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 531 641
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 £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 108
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.39 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 6 £520 +15.55% 1
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) Middleware
4 9 (26.47%) IBM
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) SOAP
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) SOA
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) EAI
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.65%) Service Design
7 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.65%) UML
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) ETL
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
8 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
9 4 (11.76%) DataPower
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (11.76%) Primavera
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 3 (8.82%) MS Office

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Primavera
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ADSL
1 2 (5.88%) DMZ
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) NAS
1 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) VoIP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) WLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Middleware
2 8 (23.53%) SOAP
3 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) EDI
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) DataPower
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (20.59%) EAI
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) SOA
2 6 (17.65%) Service Design
2 6 (17.65%) UML
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) B2B
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) IBM
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.88%) Altiris
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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