The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 29 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.58% 2.99% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 3.16% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 13
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 316 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.85% 94.61% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 189 195
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 18
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) SOA
3 11 (52.38%) CRM
3 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) SaaS
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Billing
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (23.81%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
7 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
7 4 (19.05%) BigMachines
7 4 (19.05%) ERP
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (14.29%) Service Design
8 3 (14.29%) RESTful

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) Alfresco
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Documentum
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (19.05%) BigMachines
3 2 (9.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Billing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 2 (9.52%) OAuth
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) SOA
2 11 (52.38%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (9.52%) API Design
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com