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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 82 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.83% 2.43% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.54% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 45
Median daily rate £505 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £646 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.65 - £42.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £45.49
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.80%
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
2398 2949 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.58% 95.59% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1754 1803
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 256 232
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bedfordshire +4 14 £575 +4.54% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £508 -5.58% 1
Hertfordshire -7 10 £625 +13.63% 2
Essex +7 8 £350 -22.22%
Norfolk -4 1 £480 +1.05%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (38.93%) SOA
2 43 (32.82%) SaaS
3 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.66%) IaaS
5 28 (21.37%) Finance
6 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
7 25 (19.08%) Java
8 24 (18.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (17.56%) PaaS
10 21 (16.03%) Oracle
11 20 (15.27%) Windows
12 18 (13.74%) Web Services
12 18 (13.74%) CRM
12 18 (13.74%) TOGAF
13 16 (12.21%) Information Security
13 16 (12.21%) Marketing
14 15 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (11.45%) SharePoint
15 14 (10.69%) .NET
15 14 (10.69%) SQL
15 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (9.92%) Linux
16 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.16%) VMware
17 12 (9.16%) XML
17 12 (9.16%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (9.16%) Presales
17 12 (9.16%) SDLC
18 11 (8.40%) Technical Architecture
18 11 (8.40%) UML

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 15 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.53%) Documentum
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.53%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.76%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.82%) BigMachines
2 5 (3.82%) Maximo
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.53%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.82%) SaaS
2 31 (23.66%) IaaS
3 23 (17.56%) PaaS
4 15 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.29%) Office 365
7 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.53%) Force.com
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) LAN
2 9 (6.87%) WAN
3 6 (4.58%) SMS
4 3 (2.29%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) FTP
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.76%) 3G
6 1 (0.76%) 4G
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) LTE
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) NFC
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) SAP HANA
3 6 (4.58%) Big Data
4 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (1.53%) OLTP
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) GIS
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) ERwin
1 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Retail
4 7 (5.34%) Legal
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
5 5 (3.82%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
7 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) Web Services
2 14 (10.69%) .NET
3 12 (9.16%) XML
4 11 (8.40%) Middleware
5 8 (6.11%) Java EE
6 7 (5.34%) J2EE
6 7 (5.34%) RESTful
7 2 (1.53%) SAML
7 2 (1.53%) SOAP
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.76%) COM+
8 1 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (6.11%) NHS
2 6 (4.58%) Social Media
3 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.05%) Linked Data
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
6 2 (1.53%) Robotics
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) DataPower
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) RIA
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Windows
2 13 (9.92%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Unix
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) HPUX
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.93%) SOA
2 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (13.74%) CRM
4 18 (13.74%) TOGAF
5 16 (12.21%) Information Security
6 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.16%) Presales
7 12 (9.16%) SDLC
8 11 (8.40%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.40%) ERP
8 11 (8.40%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (8.40%) UML
9 10 (7.63%) API Design
9 10 (7.63%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.11%) OO
11 8 (6.11%) Open Source
11 8 (6.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) Java
2 14 (10.69%) SQL
3 7 (5.34%) C#
4 2 (1.53%) C++
4 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) MBA
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) OpenView
2 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) Oracle
3 12 (9.16%) VMware
4 10 (7.63%) IBM
4 10 (7.63%) SAP
5 5 (3.82%) Adobe
6 4 (3.05%) Citrix
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco
7 3 (2.29%) HP
7 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.53%) Ariba
8 2 (1.53%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.53%) BMC
8 2 (1.53%) EMC
8 2 (1.53%) Kofax
8 2 (1.53%) Lotus
8 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.76%) Aruba
9 1 (0.76%) Talend
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