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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 33 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 25 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.21% 1.77% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 1.85% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 16
Median daily rate £413 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.52%
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
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
559 755 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.11% 95.69% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 440 380
Median daily rate £400 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 85 61
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £39.50
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 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +24 17 £413 -21.42% 1
Peterborough - 3 £450 -
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 42 (71.19%) SaaS
2 28 (47.46%) IaaS
3 20 (33.90%) PaaS
4 17 (28.81%) Information Security
5 16 (27.12%) SOA
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.73%) Identity Access Management
8 13 (22.03%) CRM
9 11 (18.64%) LAN
9 11 (18.64%) WAN
9 11 (18.64%) Java
9 11 (18.64%) XML
9 11 (18.64%) Firewall
9 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
9 11 (18.64%) Patch Management
9 11 (18.64%) SDLC
10 10 (16.95%) Web Services
11 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) Linux
11 9 (15.25%) UML
11 9 (15.25%) VMware
11 9 (15.25%) Java EE
11 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (15.25%) Web Application Development
12 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle
13 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
14 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management

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 (3.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (8.47%) BigMachines
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (71.19%) SaaS
2 28 (47.46%) IaaS
3 20 (33.90%) PaaS
4 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Firewall
1 11 (18.64%) LAN
1 11 (18.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) XML
2 10 (16.95%) Web Services
3 9 (15.25%) Java EE
4 4 (6.78%) RESTful
5 3 (5.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Contactless
2 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.69%) EMV
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Information Security
2 16 (27.12%) SOA
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.73%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (22.03%) CRM
6 11 (18.64%) Patch Management
6 11 (18.64%) SDLC
6 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
7 9 (15.25%) UML
7 9 (15.25%) Web Application Development
8 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.08%) Microservices
12 3 (5.08%) Project Management
13 2 (3.39%) ERP
13 2 (3.39%) Migration
13 2 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.39%) Ariba