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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 26 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.78% 2.17% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 2.27% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Median daily rate £413 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
Solutions Architect
Cambridgeshire

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
343 440 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.35% 95.44% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 312 263
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +60.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Cambridge region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 36 (83.72%) SaaS
2 26 (60.47%) IaaS
3 18 (41.86%) PaaS
4 15 (34.88%) Information Security
5 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
6 11 (25.58%) Patch Management
6 11 (25.58%) Firewall
6 11 (25.58%) LAN
6 11 (25.58%) WAN
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (16.28%) CRM
7 7 (16.28%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) Linux
7 7 (16.28%) SOA
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Oracle
8 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.30%) SDLC
10 4 (9.30%) XML
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) UML
10 4 (9.30%) Java
10 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
10 4 (9.30%) TOGAF

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 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) BigMachines
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (83.72%) SaaS
2 26 (60.47%) IaaS
3 18 (41.86%) PaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
1 11 (25.58%) LAN
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Java EE
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Contactless
2 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.33%) EMV
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
3 11 (25.58%) Patch Management
3 11 (25.58%) Security Operations
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) SOA
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.30%) UML
6 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) Microservices
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) ArchiMate
9 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Ariba
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) SAP