The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 51 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 44 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.52% 1.13% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.21% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
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£511 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £383 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £587 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
Solutions Architect
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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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1648 1493 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.55% 94.02% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 735 568
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 147 131
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +9 24 £541 +12.70% 2
Leicestershire +14 6 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 3 - -
Derbyshire +2 2 £435 -26.71% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (32.05%) Banking
2 24 (30.77%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) Finance
4 8 (10.26%) J2EE
5 6 (7.69%) CRM
5 6 (7.69%) Middleware
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) IBM
6 5 (6.41%) SOA
6 5 (6.41%) ETL
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) SAP
6 5 (6.41%) UNIX
7 4 (5.13%) Windows
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.13%) SAML
7 4 (5.13%) Ab Initio
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.13%) REST
8 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.85%) Use Case

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP EWM
1 1 (1.28%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.28%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) NFC
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) VLAN
3 1 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) DWDM
3 1 (1.28%) RFID
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) DMZ
3 1 (1.28%) SDH
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) RequisitePro
General
1 25 (32.05%) Banking
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) J2EE
2 6 (7.69%) Middleware
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (5.13%) SAML
3 4 (5.13%) REST
4 3 (3.85%) .NET
5 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.28%) HTML5
6 1 (1.28%) CSS3
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.28%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.28%) Drools
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) SOAP
6 1 (1.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.28%) DataPower
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) SUSE
4 1 (1.28%) HPUX
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.69%) CRM
1 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 5 (6.41%) SOA
2 5 (6.41%) ETL
3 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.85%) Use Case
4 3 (3.85%) Migration
4 3 (3.85%) Project Management
4 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 3 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.85%) ERP
4 3 (3.85%) UML
5 2 (2.56%) B2B
5 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (2.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) IBM
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
1 5 (6.41%) SAP
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Ab Initio
3 3 (3.85%) Informatica
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.56%) VMware
4 2 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (1.28%) TSYS
5 1 (1.28%) Syclo
5 1 (1.28%) Kony
5 1 (1.28%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (1.28%) ATG
5 1 (1.28%) OpenText
5 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.28%) Casewise
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Intel
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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