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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / East Midlands
Rank 57 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 35 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.44% 4.04% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 4.23% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 15
Median daily rate £525 £444 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £364 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £563 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
1374 1535 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.88% 95.52% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 889 815
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 96
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire +4 14 £488 +2.63%
Nottinghamshire -23 7 £500 +11.11% 2
Derbyshire -11 6 £550 +41.02% 1
Leicestershire +3 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire -2 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 24 (28.92%) SAP
2 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (24.10%) TOGAF
3 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) Retail
4 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (15.66%) Oracle
4 13 (15.66%) Java
5 12 (14.46%) Finance
5 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.84%) .NET
7 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
8 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
8 8 (9.64%) Analytics
9 7 (8.43%) Office 365
9 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.43%) Degree
9 7 (8.43%) Web Services
9 7 (8.43%) C#
9 7 (8.43%) Windows
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.23%) SQL
10 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Banking
10 6 (7.23%) WCF

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 6 (7.23%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
2 5 (6.02%) JBoss
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Mule
5 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.20%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.20%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) DHCP
1 4 (4.82%) DNS
1 4 (4.82%) Skype
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) MVNO
3 1 (1.20%) NAS
3 1 (1.20%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SAP HANA
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.61%) Redis
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.66%) Retail
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) WCF
4 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.61%) CSS
5 3 (3.61%) Java EE
5 3 (3.61%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (3.61%) jQuery
5 3 (3.61%) JSF
5 3 (3.61%) RESTful
5 3 (3.61%) SOAP
5 3 (3.61%) Spring
5 3 (3.61%) Struts
5 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) WPF
7 1 (1.20%) Drools
7 1 (1.20%) JPA
7 1 (1.20%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.61%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Life Science
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
1 20 (24.10%) TOGAF
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.64%) Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.23%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) DSDM
8 5 (6.02%) Microservices
8 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 5 (6.02%) MVC
8 5 (6.02%) RUP
8 5 (6.02%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.82%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.82%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Java
2 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.43%) C#
4 6 (7.23%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) SAP
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) Siemens
5 3 (3.61%) Software AG
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) webMethods
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) ComArch
7 1 (1.20%) EMC
7 1 (1.20%) Gemalto
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
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