The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheltenham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.42% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£463 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 89.74% 92.59% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 35 56
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.25 £14.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.07% -62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 29 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) Documentum
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) 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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
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 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects