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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 59 50 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 48 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.85% 3.38% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.50% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 7
Median daily rate £550 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £377 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £550 £535
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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
1613 1484 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.84% 96.36% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 908 848
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 80 107
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £8.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £20.00 £23.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -20 12 £353 -25.78%
Derbyshire 0 10 £425 +0.59%
Northamptonshire -9 10 £550 +4.76% 4
Leicestershire +2 6 £650 +13.04%
Lincolnshire -3 2 £500 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 35 (33.02%) SAP
2 26 (24.53%) TOGAF
3 24 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.75%) Java
5 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.98%) Retail
7 16 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (15.09%) Finance
7 16 (15.09%) Oracle
8 15 (14.15%) SharePoint
8 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
9 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
9 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.32%) SOA
10 12 (11.32%) .NET
11 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
11 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.38%) Migration
11 11 (10.38%) Degree
12 10 (9.43%) Marketing
12 10 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (9.43%) Banking
12 10 (9.43%) SQL
12 10 (9.43%) Analytics
13 9 (8.49%) Data Integration
13 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
14 8 (7.55%) RUP

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 (14.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) CMS
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.66%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.72%) JBoss
4 5 (4.72%) NetWeaver
5 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.94%) Mule
8 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.83%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.89%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.89%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) Boomi
3 5 (4.72%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) DHCP
1 4 (3.77%) DNS
1 4 (3.77%) Skype
2 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.89%) VoIP
3 1 (0.94%) NAS
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.66%) Power BI
4 6 (5.66%) SAP HANA
5 5 (4.72%) DB2
5 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.83%) Redis
8 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (16.98%) Retail
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 10 (9.43%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) Web Services
3 5 (4.72%) SOAP
4 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.83%) CSS
4 3 (2.83%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (2.83%) Java EE
4 3 (2.83%) JBoss Seam
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 3 (2.83%) JSF
4 3 (2.83%) RESTful
4 3 (2.83%) Spring
4 3 (2.83%) Struts
4 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.89%) Middleware
5 2 (1.89%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.89%) WCF
5 2 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Data Integration
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 2 (1.89%) Solaris
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) TOGAF
2 24 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.32%) SOA
7 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.38%) Migration
8 10 (9.43%) Analytics
8 10 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (7.55%) ERP
9 8 (7.55%) Microservices
9 8 (7.55%) RUP
9 8 (7.55%) Scrum
10 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.60%) Order to Cash
10 7 (6.60%) Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (5.66%) DevOps
11 6 (5.66%) DSDM
11 6 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) Java
2 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.43%) SQL
4 3 (2.83%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) ABAP
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) SAP
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 6 (5.66%) Dell
5 6 (5.66%) IBM
5 6 (5.66%) webMethods
6 4 (3.77%) Software AG
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Siemens
8 2 (1.89%) Apigee
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) HP
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