The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Derbyshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 31 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.40% 5.71% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 6.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £500 £394 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
260 266 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 98.11% 95.00% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 78
Median daily rate £325 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £199 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £17.50 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Derbyshire region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 9 £500 +26.98%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
5 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) Skype
6 3 (20.00%) Server Building
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Siemens
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Server Building
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Cutover Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Source to Pay
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Siemens
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) VMware