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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 45 53 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.64% 2.22% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 2.30% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £519 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +20.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £444 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
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
1485 1394 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.77% 96.54% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 760 775
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £223 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 116
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.44 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +8 26 £500 +12.35% 2
Derbyshire +4 18 £388 -26.19% 1
Northamptonshire -3 4 £475 -12.03% 1
Leicestershire -12 2 £588 +30.55%
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 41 (35.65%) Retail
2 38 (33.04%) TOGAF
3 34 (29.57%) Windows
4 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.96%) Red Hat
5 30 (26.09%) VMware
6 28 (24.35%) Java
7 25 (21.74%) Unix
7 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 21 (18.26%) ArchiMate
10 20 (17.39%) Oracle
11 19 (16.52%) Web Services
11 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
12 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
12 18 (15.65%) Windows XP
12 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (15.65%) VMware ESX
12 18 (15.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
15 15 (13.04%) Change Management
15 15 (13.04%) SAP
15 15 (13.04%) Coaching
16 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
16 14 (12.17%) SOA
16 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (11.30%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.61%) JBoss
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.87%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) SPSS
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.74%) Unica
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) SaaS
2 5 (4.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Converged Networks
1 3 (2.61%) Network Security
1 3 (2.61%) SAN
2 2 (1.74%) LAN
2 2 (1.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) Big Data
3 7 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.35%) DB2
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.48%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.61%) MySQL
7 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.87%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.48%) Ant
General
1 41 (35.65%) Retail
2 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) Web Services
2 8 (6.96%) .NET
3 6 (5.22%) HTML
3 6 (5.22%) Middleware
4 5 (4.35%) Ajax
4 5 (4.35%) CSS
4 5 (4.35%) DHTML
4 5 (4.35%) REST
4 5 (4.35%) SOAP
4 5 (4.35%) Visualforce
4 5 (4.35%) XML
5 4 (3.48%) J2EE
5 4 (3.48%) Spring
6 1 (0.87%) EDI
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.87%) WCF
6 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.74%) CESG
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 25 (21.74%) Unix
3 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.65%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.70%) Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) TOGAF
2 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 21 (18.26%) ArchiMate
4 18 (15.65%) Requirements Analysis
5 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (13.04%) Change Management
6 15 (13.04%) Coaching
7 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.17%) SOA
8 13 (11.30%) CRM
9 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.57%) ETL
10 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (8.70%) OO
11 10 (8.70%) UML
12 9 (7.83%) Migration
13 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) Java
2 10 (8.70%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.61%) C
6 1 (0.87%) C#
6 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (2.61%) CCNA
4 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) COBIT
1 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.65%) VMware ESX
3 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) SCCM
1 1 (0.87%) SCOM
1 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
1 31 (26.96%) Red Hat
2 30 (26.09%) VMware
3 20 (17.39%) Oracle
4 15 (13.04%) SAP
5 13 (11.30%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (8.70%) HP
7 8 (6.96%) hybris
8 6 (5.22%) IBM
9 5 (4.35%) Informatica
10 4 (3.48%) Casewise
11 3 (2.61%) ATG
11 3 (2.61%) Citrix
12 2 (1.74%) Cognos
13 1 (0.87%) Genesys
13 1 (0.87%) JDA
13 1 (0.87%) RedPrairie
13 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.87%) webMethods
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miracle Partners Ltd
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