The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 45 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.58% 2.01% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.09% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 11
Median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £45.49
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.80%
Solutions Architect
England

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
1524 1533 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.85% 96.23% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 915 742
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 98 107
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Nottinghamshire +15 30 £570 +26.66%
Northamptonshire +4 16 £550 -
Leicestershire +15 5 £525 +31.25%
Derbyshire -2 2 £650 +30.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £440 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 East Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 28 (27.45%) TOGAF
2 25 (24.51%) Retail
3 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.57%) SAP
5 17 (16.67%) SOA
6 16 (15.69%) Java
7 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.75%) webMethods
9 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
10 11 (10.78%) VMware
10 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.78%) .NET
11 10 (9.80%) Web Services
11 10 (9.80%) Windows
11 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
11 10 (9.80%) Migration
12 9 (8.82%) Unified Process
12 9 (8.82%) Banking
12 9 (8.82%) Middleware
12 9 (8.82%) Finance
12 9 (8.82%) Oracle
13 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (7.84%) Marketing

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.90%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) Mule
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.98%) BASE24
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Boomi
2 5 (4.90%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) VoIP
1 2 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (0.98%) IPsec
2 1 (0.98%) LAN
2 1 (0.98%) WAN
2 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.88%) Power BI
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) DB2
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (24.51%) Retail
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
2 9 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Marketing
4 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) .NET
2 10 (9.80%) Web Services
3 9 (8.82%) Middleware
4 8 (7.84%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (5.88%) SOAP
6 4 (3.92%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) XML
8 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.98%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.84%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) TOGAF
2 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.67%) SOA
4 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (9.80%) Migration
7 9 (8.82%) Unified Process
8 8 (7.84%) ArchiMate
8 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) Order to Cash
9 7 (6.86%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (5.88%) DevOps
10 6 (5.88%) ERP
10 6 (5.88%) ETL
10 6 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.90%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) Java
2 6 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) C#
3 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) ABAP
4 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.92%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Ansible
1 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) SAP
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.75%) webMethods
4 11 (10.78%) VMware
5 9 (8.82%) Oracle
6 8 (7.84%) Apigee
6 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.88%) Dell
7 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.90%) IBM
8 5 (4.90%) Software AG
9 4 (3.92%) Genesys
10 2 (1.96%) HP
11 1 (0.98%) Cisco
11 1 (0.98%) Google
11 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
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