The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 48 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.17% 2.71% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.84% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 14
Median daily rate £450 £525 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +24.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
557 776 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.14% 95.57% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 454 428
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 69 76
Median hourly rate £39.50 £20.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.68% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 10 £481 -8.33% 1
Peterborough - 3 £450 - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 33 (68.75%) SaaS
2 28 (58.33%) IaaS
3 20 (41.67%) PaaS
4 17 (35.42%) Information Security
5 14 (29.17%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (27.08%) SOA
7 11 (22.92%) LAN
7 11 (22.92%) WAN
7 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Firewall
7 11 (22.92%) Security Operations
7 11 (22.92%) Patch Management
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
8 10 (20.83%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) VMware
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (16.67%) Java EE
10 8 (16.67%) UML
10 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
11 7 (14.58%) CRM
12 6 (12.50%) Finance
12 6 (12.50%) RESTful
13 5 (10.42%) SAP HANA
13 5 (10.42%) Marketing

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) BigMachines
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (68.75%) SaaS
2 28 (58.33%) IaaS
3 20 (41.67%) PaaS
4 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
1 11 (22.92%) LAN
1 11 (22.92%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) Java EE
2 8 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Contactless
2 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.08%) EMV
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Identity Access Management
3 13 (27.08%) SOA
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Patch Management
4 11 (22.92%) Security Operations
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 8 (16.67%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 7 (14.58%) CRM
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.42%) ERP
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Order to Cash
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.25%) Service Design
10 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) Ariba