The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 33 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.04% 1.45% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.56% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£400 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.30% 93.45% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 92 146
Average daily rate £325 £285 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 25
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (48.00%) SAP
2 10 (40.00%) VMS
3 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
5 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (24.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) ABAP
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
6 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
6 5 (20.00%) SAP FI
6 5 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (20.00%) SAP CO
6 5 (20.00%) Logistics
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) Product Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (12.00%) EAI
8 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) SSADM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (4.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP SD
1 5 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 5 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (20.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) DataStage
5 1 (4.00%) QualityStage
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) Spring.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) EDI
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) GIS
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) VMS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (16.00%) Product Management
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) SSADM
6 3 (12.00%) EAI
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) RUP
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) ABAP
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) Pascal
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Casewise
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Netezza
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
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