The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.07% 95.92% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 89
Median daily rate £370 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) MODAF
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) MODAF
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com