The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 60 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 1.65% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.76% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
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£506 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
727 681 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.81% 93.42% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 339 230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 76
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Cambridge -2 5 £500 +2.56% 3
Peterborough +3 1 - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (55.56%) SAP
2 14 (38.89%) Web Services
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) J2EE
6 9 (25.00%) Documentum
7 8 (22.22%) XML
8 7 (19.44%) C#
9 6 (16.67%) XML Schema
10 5 (13.89%) UML
10 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
10 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (13.89%) Workflow
10 5 (13.89%) Validation
10 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
11 4 (11.11%) Kindle
11 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
11 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
11 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
11 4 (11.11%) HTML5
11 4 (11.11%) SDLC
11 4 (11.11%) Middleware
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.11%) HTML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DSL
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Extranet
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Broadband
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) J2EE
4 8 (22.22%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
6 4 (11.11%) HTML5
6 4 (11.11%) Middleware
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.78%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (2.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Kindle
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) UML
2 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.89%) Workflow
2 5 (13.89%) Validation
2 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 4 (11.11%) SDLC
3 4 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) SAP
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Talend
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Endeca
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) webMethods
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) BEA