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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 20 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.65% 3.16% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 3.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £423 £627
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -32.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
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
178 237 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 92.71% 93.68% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 122 139
Median daily rate £388 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £270 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 35
Median hourly rate £9.82 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.64 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.30 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 7 £375 -11.11% 1
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 21 (84.00%) Unix
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (80.00%) VMware
3 19 (76.00%) VMware ESX
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (76.00%) Windows XP
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (68.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (56.00%) Manufacturing
7 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
10 9 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (28.00%) HP
13 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1 (4.00%) R
14 1 (4.00%) Degree
14 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
14 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
14 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (4.00%) Oracle
14 1 (4.00%) ITIL
14 1 (4.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (56.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Unix
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (76.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
1 17 (68.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) VMware ESX
2 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle