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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 60 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.10% 3.05% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.30% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
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
1170 1213 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.58% 92.38% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 690 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 78
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 19 £450 -8.16% 3
High Wycombe - 1 £475 - 1
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (34.78%) SOA
2 20 (28.99%) Middleware
3 16 (23.19%) UML
4 14 (20.29%) Retail
5 13 (18.84%) Finance
6 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 12 (17.39%) Oracle
7 11 (15.94%) SOAP
8 10 (14.49%) SQL
9 9 (13.04%) Java
9 9 (13.04%) Web Services
9 9 (13.04%) EAI
9 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.04%) Cisco
9 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (13.04%) Degree
10 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
10 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
10 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.59%) VMware
10 8 (11.59%) Automotive
10 8 (11.59%) Migration
10 8 (11.59%) Windows
10 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (11.59%) Brocade
10 8 (11.59%) EMC VPLEX
11 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (10.14%) REST
11 7 (10.14%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.35%) Documentum
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.90%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (7.25%) DWDM
3 4 (5.80%) X.500
3 4 (5.80%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) SMS
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Extranet
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) MPLS
5 1 (1.45%) OSPF
5 1 (1.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (20.29%) Retail
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Automotive
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Middleware
2 11 (15.94%) SOAP
3 9 (13.04%) Web Services
4 7 (10.14%) REST
5 4 (5.80%) SAML
6 3 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.90%) jBPM
7 2 (2.90%) J2EE
8 1 (1.45%) EJB
8 1 (1.45%) JSP
8 1 (1.45%) Java EE
8 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) GIS
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Blog
3 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) IVR
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
1 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) SOA
2 16 (23.19%) UML
3 12 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.04%) EAI
5 8 (11.59%) Migration
5 8 (11.59%) Project Planning
5 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.70%) Data Management
6 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (4.35%) Logistics
8 3 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Cisco
3 8 (11.59%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) Brocade
4 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.35%) JDA
7 2 (2.90%) Adobe
7 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) Avaya
8 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.45%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
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