The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.55% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
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 £47.00 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-36.27% +28.26%
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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
102 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.73% 94.44% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +31.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £30.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Informatica
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) ReportNet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Informatica
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com