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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 59 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 70 106 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.09% 4.12% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 4.34% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 80
Median daily rate £475 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £475 £461
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
2158 2445 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.28% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1429 1760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 259 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hertfordshire -6 22 £550 -6.38% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 18 £425 -22.72% 4
Essex -7 12 £375 -25.03%
Bedfordshire -2 10 £438 -25.53% 2
Norfolk -1 4 £563 +18.42%
Suffolk -14 3 - - 4
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 66 (54.10%) SOA
2 44 (36.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (32.79%) .NET
5 36 (29.51%) TOGAF
6 31 (25.41%) Web Services
7 30 (24.59%) J2EE
7 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
8 29 (23.77%) Java
9 27 (22.13%) Finance
10 25 (20.49%) OO
11 22 (18.03%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (17.21%) Adobe
13 19 (15.57%) SharePoint
13 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
13 19 (15.57%) Marketing
13 19 (15.57%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (13.93%) Oracle
14 17 (13.93%) SQL
14 17 (13.93%) Presales
15 16 (13.11%) CRM
15 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (11.48%) Open Source
16 14 (11.48%) Information Security
17 13 (10.66%) Spring
17 13 (10.66%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (10.66%) C#
17 13 (10.66%) SAP
17 13 (10.66%) SaaS
17 13 (10.66%) Digital Marketing

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 19 (15.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (9.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (9.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (4.10%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.82%) assyst
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) SMS
2 10 (8.20%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) IPv4
3 2 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Big Data
3 9 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.74%) MySQL
5 5 (4.10%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.46%) OLTP
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.82%) GIS
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.46%) Ant
2 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.82%) ERwin
4 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Marketing
3 12 (9.84%) Legal
4 10 (8.20%) Billing
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 5 (4.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) .NET
2 31 (25.41%) Web Services
3 30 (24.59%) J2EE
4 13 (10.66%) Spring
5 11 (9.02%) HTML
6 10 (8.20%) Apache Flex
6 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.20%) Hibernate
6 10 (8.20%) Middleware
7 9 (7.38%) RESTful
8 6 (4.92%) Java EE
8 6 (4.92%) XML
9 5 (4.10%) JSON
9 5 (4.10%) Visualforce
10 4 (3.28%) JMS
10 4 (3.28%) SOAP
10 4 (3.28%) WPF
11 3 (2.46%) SAML
12 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Social Media
2 11 (9.02%) Virtual Team
3 9 (7.38%) Linked Data
4 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) FMCG
7 2 (1.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.10%) SOA
2 44 (36.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.51%) TOGAF
5 25 (20.49%) OO
6 22 (18.03%) Zachman Framework
7 19 (15.57%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (13.93%) Presales
9 16 (13.11%) CRM
9 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.48%) Information Security
10 14 (11.48%) Open Source
11 13 (10.66%) Analytics
11 13 (10.66%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (9.02%) Big Data Analytics
12 11 (9.02%) Data Analytics
12 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.38%) Business Development
13 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) Java
2 17 (13.93%) SQL
3 13 (10.66%) C#
4 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.10%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.28%) Delphi
7 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) OpenView
2 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.46%) WSUS
3 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Adobe
3 17 (13.93%) Oracle
4 13 (10.66%) SAP
5 8 (6.56%) Forcepoint
6 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.10%) IBM
7 5 (4.10%) VMware
8 4 (3.28%) Borland
8 4 (3.28%) Embarcadero
9 3 (2.46%) BMC
9 3 (2.46%) hybris
9 3 (2.46%) Sun
10 2 (1.64%) EMC
10 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.82%) Citrix
11 1 (0.82%) HP
11 1 (0.82%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.82%) Talend
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