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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 58 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 35 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.30% 3.72% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 4
Median daily rate £513 £513 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £586 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
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
1462 1519 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.93% 95.65% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 892 720
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 126
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +15 27 £513 +10.81% 1
Leicestershire +3 3 £525 +31.25% 2
Derbyshire +3 2 £390 -7.55%
Northamptonshire -26 2 - - 2
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (31.00%) TOGAF
2 28 (28.00%) Windows
3 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.00%) Retail
4 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.00%) Red Hat
5 23 (23.00%) VMware
6 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
7 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
8 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
9 17 (17.00%) webMethods
10 16 (16.00%) Unix
10 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 16 (16.00%) Java
10 16 (16.00%) Oracle
10 16 (16.00%) Web Services
10 16 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (15.00%) Windows XP
11 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (15.00%) VMware ESX
12 14 (14.00%) Middleware
12 14 (14.00%) .NET
12 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
13 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
14 12 (12.00%) Unified Process
14 12 (12.00%) Apigee

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 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Mule
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) BASE24
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) IPsec
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) Big Data
4 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 27 (27.00%) Retail
2 12 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.00%) Finance
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) Web Services
2 14 (14.00%) .NET
2 14 (14.00%) Middleware
3 10 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (4.00%) RESTful
4 4 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (16.00%) Unix
4 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.00%) Linux
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) TOGAF
2 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (12.00%) ArchiMate
6 12 (12.00%) Unified Process
7 11 (11.00%) SOA
8 9 (9.00%) CRM
8 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (8.00%) Service Design
10 7 (7.00%) Data Security
10 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) OO
10 7 (7.00%) Release Management
10 7 (7.00%) UML
10 7 (7.00%) Web Design
11 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (15.00%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Ansible
1 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.00%) Red Hat
2 23 (23.00%) VMware
3 17 (17.00%) webMethods
4 16 (16.00%) Oracle
5 12 (12.00%) Apigee
5 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (11.00%) SAP
7 5 (5.00%) Genesys
7 5 (5.00%) HP
7 5 (5.00%) Software AG
8 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco
9 1 (1.00%) Google
9 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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