The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Coventry 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 20 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.26% 1.77% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 1.92% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £545 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +21.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 208 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.31% 92.04% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 57 106
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £102 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (47.06%) EAI
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (47.06%) GIS
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) SSADM
4 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (35.29%) Casewise
4 6 (35.29%) Casewise Modeler
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (23.53%) SAP CO
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) SAP FI
5 4 (23.53%) VMS
5 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
6 3 (17.65%) RUP
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP SD
1 4 (23.53%) SAP FI
1 4 (23.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (23.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (47.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) DataStage
3 1 (5.88%) QualityStage
3 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) GIS
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) EAI
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) SSADM
4 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) RUP
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Casewise
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) KANA
3 1 (5.88%) Netezza