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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 58 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.20% 1.32% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.40% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£425 £515 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £402 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £529 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
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
778 712 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.73% 94.30% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 307 329
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 138
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -34.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £50.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -9 6 £425 -17.47% 1
Peterborough - - - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 8 (38.10%) Solaris
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
3 8 (38.10%) J2SE
3 8 (38.10%) Sun
3 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (33.33%) SaaS
4 7 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (33.33%) CRM
4 7 (33.33%) UML
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 6 (28.57%) Middleware
5 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) J2EE
2 8 (38.10%) J2SE
3 7 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) Middleware
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) CGI
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) WCF
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Solaris
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) UML
2 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Sun
3 7 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) webMethods
5 4 (19.05%) Sybase
5 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) Siebel
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