The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.39% 2.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 2.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £660 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire 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
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 293 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 91.34% 90.71% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 206 62
Average daily rate £350 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 11
Average hourly rate £14.55 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.36 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Derbyshire region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Derby - - - -
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix