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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / East Midlands
Rank 59 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 34 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.32% 3.91% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 4.09% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 9
Median daily rate £500 £425 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £364 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
1394 1444 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.28% 95.69% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 827 775
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 72 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -5 13 £450 -5.26% 1
Derbyshire -5 9 £500 +26.98%
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £353 -21.66% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 35 (37.63%) SAP
2 25 (26.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (23.66%) TOGAF
4 16 (17.20%) Finance
4 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.13%) Retail
5 15 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
6 13 (13.98%) Java
7 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.83%) SQL
8 11 (11.83%) Oracle
8 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.75%) SOA
9 10 (10.75%) Banking
9 10 (10.75%) Migration
10 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
10 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (9.68%) Analytics
11 8 (8.60%) Microservices
11 8 (8.60%) ERP
11 8 (8.60%) .NET
11 8 (8.60%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (7.53%) VMware
12 7 (7.53%) Scrum
12 7 (7.53%) Degree

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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.38%) NetWeaver
4 4 (4.30%) JBoss
5 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Mule
7 1 (1.08%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.23%) SAP MM
3 2 (2.15%) SAP MDM
3 2 (2.15%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.08%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.08%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.08%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) Boomi
2 5 (5.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) DHCP
1 4 (4.30%) DNS
1 4 (4.30%) Skype
2 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) NAS
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 5 (5.38%) Power BI
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Redis
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Retail
3 10 (10.75%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) Web Services
3 6 (6.45%) WCF
4 5 (5.38%) SOAP
5 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.23%) CSS
6 3 (3.23%) Java EE
6 3 (3.23%) JBoss Seam
6 3 (3.23%) jQuery
6 3 (3.23%) JSF
6 3 (3.23%) RESTful
6 3 (3.23%) Spring
6 3 (3.23%) Struts
6 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.15%) WPF
7 2 (2.15%) XML
8 1 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (23.66%) TOGAF
3 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.75%) Migration
6 10 (10.75%) SOA
7 9 (9.68%) Analytics
8 8 (8.60%) ERP
8 8 (8.60%) Microservices
8 8 (8.60%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (7.53%) Order to Cash
9 7 (7.53%) Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (7.53%) Scrum
10 6 (6.45%) DevOps
10 6 (6.45%) DSDM
10 6 (6.45%) RUP
11 5 (5.38%) CRM
11 5 (5.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) Java
2 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.83%) SQL
4 7 (7.53%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.08%) ABAP
6 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) SAP
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) VMware
5 5 (5.38%) Dell
6 4 (4.30%) webMethods
7 3 (3.23%) Siemens
7 3 (3.23%) Software AG
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 2 (2.15%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.08%) Apigee
9 1 (1.08%) IBM