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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 41 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.87% 1.89% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 1.98% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 21
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£525 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £437 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £477 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
Solutions Architect
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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
1452 1362 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.56% 95.51% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 693 611
Average daily rate £350 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 118 103
Average hourly rate £12.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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
Northamptonshire +15 33 £525 +14.75% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 8 £463 +2.77%
Derbyshire - 8 £422 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 29 (27.36%) Java
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Banking
3 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.98%) Manufacturing
5 18 (16.98%) TOGAF
6 16 (15.09%) B2B
7 14 (13.21%) B2C
8 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.32%) UNIX
9 12 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
10 11 (10.38%) SOA
11 10 (9.43%) Windows
11 10 (9.43%) SAP
11 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
12 9 (8.49%) hybris
12 9 (8.49%) Retail
12 9 (8.49%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (7.55%) VMware
13 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
13 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
13 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
13 8 (7.55%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.77%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.94%) SAP WM
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.94%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.94%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) DWDM
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) VLAN
2 1 (0.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.94%) SDH
2 1 (0.94%) VoIP
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.89%) Big Data
1 2 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
1 23 (21.70%) Banking
2 18 (16.98%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.49%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Automotive
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) Middleware
2 6 (5.66%) J2EE
3 5 (4.72%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) SAML
4 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (2.83%) REST
6 2 (1.89%) .NET
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.94%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.94%) Drools
7 1 (0.94%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.94%) RESTful
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) Taxonomies
4 4 (3.77%) Ontologies
5 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) DataPower
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) UNIX
2 10 (9.43%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) SUSE
5 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (16.98%) TOGAF
4 16 (15.09%) B2B
5 14 (13.21%) B2C
6 12 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.38%) SOA
8 10 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.49%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.60%) Content Management
12 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.66%) Quality Management
12 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.72%) ETL
14 4 (3.77%) Migration
15 3 (2.83%) Project Management
15 3 (2.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) SAP
3 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.49%) hybris
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
4 8 (7.55%) IBM
5 6 (5.66%) JDA
6 5 (4.72%) HP
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle
7 4 (3.77%) RedPrairie
7 4 (3.77%) ATG
7 4 (3.77%) OpenText
7 4 (3.77%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.83%) Informatica
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) Software AG
9 1 (0.94%) webMethods
9 1 (0.94%) Casewise
9 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
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