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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 48 56 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 86 84 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.49% 3.04% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 3.19% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 21
Median daily rate £450 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £40.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -33.33%
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 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
2371 2636 2788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.54% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1477 1536
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 242 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 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
Cambridgeshire +35 33 £413 -17.50% 5
Hertfordshire +12 28 £550 +18.91% 3
Bedfordshire -11 9 £575 -6.12% 1
Suffolk -9 7 £525 -
Norfolk +1 5 £425 -8.60% 1
Essex -6 2 £500 -13.04% 1
East Anglia - 2 £448 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 82 (41.62%) SOA
2 65 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.98%) SaaS
4 42 (21.32%) E-Commerce
5 41 (20.81%) IaaS
6 33 (16.75%) PaaS
7 32 (16.24%) Java
8 31 (15.74%) TOGAF
9 29 (14.72%) Oracle
10 26 (13.20%) Finance
10 26 (13.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
12 24 (12.18%) Windows
12 24 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (12.18%) API Design
13 23 (11.68%) Web Services
13 23 (11.68%) SQL
14 22 (11.17%) Technical Architecture
15 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (9.64%) UML
17 18 (9.14%) Linux
17 18 (9.14%) CRM
17 18 (9.14%) Information Security
18 17 (8.63%) .NET
18 17 (8.63%) VMware
19 16 (8.12%) Firewall
19 16 (8.12%) OO
19 16 (8.12%) Data Modelling
19 16 (8.12%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 8 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.02%) CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Documentum
3 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Maximo
2 10 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (4.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.54%) BigMachines
5 3 (1.52%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (31.98%) SaaS
2 41 (20.81%) IaaS
3 33 (16.75%) PaaS
4 24 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.52%) Office 365
8 2 (1.02%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.12%) Firewall
2 12 (6.09%) LAN
2 12 (6.09%) WAN
3 6 (3.05%) Internet
3 6 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.03%) 3G
4 4 (2.03%) 4G
4 4 (2.03%) LTE
5 3 (1.52%) FTP
6 2 (1.02%) HTTP
6 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
7 1 (0.51%) NFC
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.54%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.03%) DataStage
6 4 (2.03%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (1.52%) DB2
7 3 (1.52%) GIS
7 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Ant
1 3 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 8 (4.06%) Advertising
4 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.54%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Automotive
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.68%) Web Services
2 17 (8.63%) .NET
3 15 (7.61%) XML
4 13 (6.60%) Middleware
4 13 (6.60%) REST
5 12 (6.09%) J2EE
5 12 (6.09%) SOAP
6 8 (4.06%) Java EE
7 6 (3.05%) WCF
8 5 (2.54%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.52%) HTML
9 3 (1.52%) RESTful
10 2 (1.02%) EJB
10 2 (1.02%) JSP
11 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.51%) COM+
11 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) Data Integration
2 10 (5.08%) NHS
3 8 (4.06%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.02%) Robotics
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) EMV
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) RIA
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.18%) Windows
2 18 (9.14%) Linux
3 14 (7.11%) Unix
4 5 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) HPUX
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.62%) SOA
2 65 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.32%) E-Commerce
4 31 (15.74%) TOGAF
5 26 (13.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (12.18%) API Design
8 22 (11.17%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (9.64%) UML
10 18 (9.14%) CRM
10 18 (9.14%) Information Security
11 16 (8.12%) Data Modelling
11 16 (8.12%) OO
11 16 (8.12%) SDLC
12 15 (7.61%) Data Architecture
13 14 (7.11%) Identity Access Management
14 11 (5.58%) Patch Management
14 11 (5.58%) Security Operations
14 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
15 10 (5.08%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.24%) Java
2 23 (11.68%) SQL
3 13 (6.60%) C#
4 2 (1.02%) C++
4 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.51%) PHP
5 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) CCIE
3 1 (0.51%) CCNA
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.51%) CWAP
3 1 (0.51%) CWDP
3 1 (0.51%) CWNA
3 1 (0.51%) CWNE
3 1 (0.51%) CWSP
3 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.55%) COBIT
2 7 (3.55%) ISO27002
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
2 2 (1.02%) Xen
3 1 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Oracle
2 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.63%) VMware
4 15 (7.61%) IBM
5 8 (4.06%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.55%) Citrix
6 7 (3.55%) SAP
7 6 (3.05%) Cisco
7 6 (3.05%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.54%) HP
8 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.03%) Aruba
9 4 (2.03%) Meraki
9 4 (2.03%) Teradata
10 3 (1.52%) ESRI
11 2 (1.02%) Blue Prism
11 2 (1.02%) EMC
11 2 (1.02%) Kofax
11 2 (1.02%) Lotus
11 2 (1.02%) Pega
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