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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 44 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 54 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.31% 2.56% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 2.65% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 6
Median daily rate £450 £524 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% +9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £440 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £569 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
1572 1698 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.44% 96.53% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 960 731
Median daily rate £375 £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 94 163
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 May 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 May 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 +33 40 £475 - 3
Derbyshire +17 9 £390 -10.34%
Northamptonshire -11 3 £638 +17.83%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 39 (33.91%) Retail
2 33 (28.70%) TOGAF
2 33 (28.70%) Windows
3 30 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 30 (26.09%) VMware
4 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
6 26 (22.61%) Configuration Management
7 24 (20.87%) Unix
8 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
10 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (18.26%) Windows XP
10 21 (18.26%) Web Services
10 21 (18.26%) VMware ESX
11 19 (16.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (16.52%) SOA
12 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
12 18 (15.65%) Java
13 16 (13.91%) Middleware
13 16 (13.91%) webMethods
13 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
13 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
15 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
16 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (11.30%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (11.30%) Oracle

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 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.87%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
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%) BASE24
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) SaaS
2 5 (4.35%) Force.com
3 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) IPsec
1 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) Big Data
2 7 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.74%) DB2
3 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (33.91%) Retail
2 16 (13.91%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.48%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) Web Services
2 16 (13.91%) Middleware
3 9 (7.83%) .NET
3 9 (7.83%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (7.83%) SOAP
4 6 (5.22%) HTML
5 5 (4.35%) Ajax
5 5 (4.35%) CSS
5 5 (4.35%) DHTML
5 5 (4.35%) REST
5 5 (4.35%) Visualforce
5 5 (4.35%) XML
6 4 (3.48%) RESTful
7 1 (0.87%) EDI
7 1 (0.87%) J2EE
7 1 (0.87%) WCF
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Minimum Viable Product
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) EPoS
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.70%) Windows
2 24 (20.87%) Unix
3 23 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (18.26%) Windows XP
5 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.09%) Linux
6 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) TOGAF
2 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.61%) Configuration Management
4 19 (16.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 19 (16.52%) SOA
5 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (11.30%) ArchiMate
6 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.43%) Unified Process
8 11 (9.57%) Process Improvement
9 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.70%) CRM
10 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.96%) ETL
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
11 7 (6.09%) Service Design
12 6 (5.22%) Data Security
12 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.65%) Java
2 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
2 6 (5.22%) SQL
3 5 (4.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.87%) C#
4 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) VMware ESX
3 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Red Hat
1 30 (26.09%) VMware
2 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.91%) webMethods
4 13 (11.30%) Oracle
4 13 (11.30%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (10.43%) Apigee
6 9 (7.83%) SAP
7 8 (6.96%) HP
8 5 (4.35%) Genesys
8 5 (4.35%) Informatica
9 4 (3.48%) IBM
9 4 (3.48%) Software AG
10 2 (1.74%) Cognos
11 1 (0.87%) hybris
11 1 (0.87%) TIBCO