The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / East of England
Rank 55 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 74 110 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.48% 4.65% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 4.88% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 78 84
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2027 2255 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.27% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1349 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 229 204
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
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 of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East of England region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East of England region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire +16 26 £450 -14.28% 5
Bedfordshire -2 14 £500 -14.89% 3
Essex -4 13 £375 -23.50%
Hertfordshire -23 10 £550 -6.38% 3
Norfolk 0 7 £475 -
Suffolk -7 4 £475 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 64 (47.06%) SOA
2 43 (31.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (30.15%) .NET
5 34 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 30 (22.06%) J2EE
6 30 (22.06%) Web Services
6 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
7 29 (21.32%) Java
8 28 (20.59%) OO
8 28 (20.59%) Finance
9 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (15.44%) Zachman Framework
9 21 (15.44%) Adobe
9 21 (15.44%) SharePoint
9 21 (15.44%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 18 (13.24%) SQL
12 17 (12.50%) CRM
13 16 (11.76%) Information Security
13 16 (11.76%) Marketing
14 15 (11.03%) Degree
14 15 (11.03%) Presales
15 14 (10.29%) Spring
15 14 (10.29%) Oracle
16 13 (9.56%) SAP
16 13 (9.56%) C#
16 13 (9.56%) Open Source
17 12 (8.82%) HTML
17 12 (8.82%) JavaScript

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (15.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.47%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (7.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (2.21%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.47%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.74%) assyst
5 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.74%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) Office 365
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) Internet
1 10 (7.35%) SMS
2 5 (3.68%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) IPv4
2 5 (3.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Big Data
3 9 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.15%) MySQL
4 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.21%) OLTP
7 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.21%) Ant
2 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) ERwin
4 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.74%) JBehave
4 1 (0.74%) JUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Redmine
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Marketing
3 10 (7.35%) Legal
4 9 (6.62%) Retail
5 8 (5.88%) Billing
6 5 (3.68%) Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.15%) .NET
2 30 (22.06%) J2EE
2 30 (22.06%) Web Services
3 14 (10.29%) Spring
4 12 (8.82%) HTML
5 11 (8.09%) Apache Flex
5 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.09%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.88%) Middleware
7 6 (4.41%) Java EE
7 6 (4.41%) RESTful
8 5 (3.68%) JSON
8 5 (3.68%) Visualforce
8 5 (3.68%) WPF
9 4 (2.94%) JMS
9 4 (2.94%) SOAP
9 4 (2.94%) XML
10 3 (2.21%) SAML
11 2 (1.47%) OAuth
12 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Social Media
1 10 (7.35%) Virtual Team
2 9 (6.62%) Linked Data
3 7 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.68%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.21%) PKI
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) FMCG
7 2 (1.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 4 (2.94%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) SOA
2 43 (31.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 28 (20.59%) OO
6 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (15.44%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (15.44%) Zachman Framework
7 17 (12.50%) CRM
8 16 (11.76%) Information Security
9 15 (11.03%) Presales
10 13 (9.56%) Open Source
11 11 (8.09%) Analytics
11 11 (8.09%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.35%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (7.35%) Data Analytics
13 9 (6.62%) Business Development
13 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.62%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.32%) Java
2 18 (13.24%) SQL
3 13 (9.56%) C#
4 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.68%) Apex Code
5 5 (3.68%) Delphi
6 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) OpenView
2 3 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) Adobe
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle
4 13 (9.56%) SAP
5 8 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 7 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.15%) VMware
7 5 (3.68%) Borland
7 5 (3.68%) Embarcadero
8 4 (2.94%) IBM
9 3 (2.21%) BMC
9 3 (2.21%) hybris
9 3 (2.21%) Sun
10 2 (1.47%) EMC
10 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.74%) Google
11 1 (0.74%) Talend
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