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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 65 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 3.34% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 3.61% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 13
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£476 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £390 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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
1078 943 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.56% 92.54% 92.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 495 289
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £22.50
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 20 £488 +8.38% 5
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 9 (22.50%) EAI
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) UNIX
7 7 (17.50%) UML
7 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) Middleware
7 7 (17.50%) Retail
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Legal
8 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.00%) MPLS
8 6 (15.00%) Service Management
8 6 (15.00%) Intranet
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
8 6 (15.00%) Extranet
8 6 (15.00%) WLAN
8 6 (15.00%) WAN
8 6 (15.00%) EJB
9 5 (12.50%) RUP
9 5 (12.50%) DSDM
9 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) Documentum

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (12.50%) Documentum
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) MPLS
3 6 (15.00%) Intranet
3 6 (15.00%) Internet
3 6 (15.00%) Extranet
3 6 (15.00%) WLAN
3 6 (15.00%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (12.50%) ADSL
4 5 (12.50%) DMZ
5 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.50%) HSRP
6 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (17.50%) Middleware
3 6 (15.00%) EJB
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.50%) Worklight
5 1 (2.50%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (22.50%) EAI
3 7 (17.50%) UML
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) RUP
5 5 (12.50%) DSDM
5 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 5 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Process Management
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
7 3 (7.50%) Logistics
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCIE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) CCIP
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CCDP
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) F5
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