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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 43 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.64% 1.10% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 1.17% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £835 £600 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+26.59% -36.27%
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
773 771 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.70% 94.37% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 449 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £39.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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 +8 18 £538 +7.50% 4
Peterborough - 3 - - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (56.41%) SAP
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Sitecore
4 8 (20.51%) SAP HANA
4 8 (20.51%) .NET
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) SOA
5 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Content Management
5 7 (17.95%) hybris
5 7 (17.95%) Analytics
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) SAS
6 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (12.82%) CMS
8 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (10.26%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
8 4 (10.26%) Validation
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) Ant

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) SAS
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (12.82%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.13%) NetWeaver
4 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SAP HANA
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Ant
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) SAP PI
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (7.69%) Social Media
1 3 (7.69%) iPad
1 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) SCADA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) SOA
2 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.95%) Content Management
2 7 (17.95%) Analytics
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) UML
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Validation
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) B2B
6 3 (7.69%) B2C
6 3 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) SAP
2 10 (25.64%) Sitecore
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) hybris
5 3 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 3 (7.69%) Guidewire
5 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
5 3 (7.69%) Pega
5 3 (7.69%) FatWire
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Endeca
7 1 (2.56%) ATG
7 1 (2.56%) IBM