The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 79 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.84% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Average daily rate £475 £450 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £384 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £625 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Solutions Architect
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £475 - 2
Northamptonshire -13 3 £480 -23.20% 2
Derbyshire -15 3 £594 - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) SAP
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) Middleware
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) JDBC
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) SOAP
2 4 (12.90%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) JDBC
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) EJB
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.23%) OLE
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) XSD
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) AIX
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.13%) UML
2 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Use Case
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) User Stories
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.45%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.23%) Intel
7 1 (3.23%) Software AG
7 1 (3.23%) Siemens
7 1 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Capita
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) ATG
7 1 (3.23%) hybris
7 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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