The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 54 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 97 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.45% 1.62% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 1.73% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 22 48
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£550 £519 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £486 £469
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Bedfordshire +16 37 £575 +9.52% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 27 £511 - 3
Hertfordshire -7 12 £550 +4.76%
Norfolk - 8 £500 -
Essex -7 5 £538 +43.33% 1
Suffolk - 5 £525 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 70 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
1 70 (43.21%) SOA
2 63 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 42 (25.93%) .NET
4 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 32 (19.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 31 (19.14%) Finance
7 29 (17.90%) Web Services
8 28 (17.28%) Java
9 25 (15.43%) C#
10 22 (13.58%) UML
10 22 (13.58%) Technical Architecture
11 21 (12.96%) Retail
12 19 (11.73%) J2EE
13 17 (10.49%) Oracle
13 17 (10.49%) CRM
14 15 (9.26%) Linux
14 15 (9.26%) SAP
15 14 (8.64%) Middleware
16 13 (8.02%) CMS
16 13 (8.02%) SQL
16 13 (8.02%) Data Modelling
17 11 (6.79%) UNIX
18 10 (6.17%) Solaris
18 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
18 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
18 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
18 10 (6.17%) TOGAF
18 10 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
19 9 (5.56%) Waterfall

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (8.02%) CMS
2 9 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) Node.js
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) Documentum
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.62%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.85%) PaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) LAN
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Extranet
3 1 (0.62%) DSL
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.85%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.62%) JUnit
3 1 (0.62%) NUnit
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.62%) Hudson
3 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Retail
3 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.32%) Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Legal
5 6 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.93%) .NET
2 29 (17.90%) Web Services
3 19 (11.73%) J2EE
4 14 (8.64%) Middleware
5 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.32%) CSS
6 7 (4.32%) HTML
7 6 (3.70%) HTML5
7 6 (3.70%) CSS3
8 5 (3.09%) XML
9 4 (2.47%) J2SE
9 4 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.47%) JSON
10 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.85%) Spring
10 3 (1.85%) Ajax
10 3 (1.85%) REST
10 3 (1.85%) Apache Camel
11 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Thin Client
1 6 (3.70%) Fat Client
1 6 (3.70%) Kindle
1 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.09%) FMCG
3 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.85%) Tandem
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) DTV
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.62%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) Linux
2 11 (6.79%) UNIX
3 10 (6.17%) Solaris
4 7 (4.32%) Windows
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) GCOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.21%) SOA
1 70 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 32 (19.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (13.58%) Technical Architecture
4 22 (13.58%) UML
5 17 (10.49%) CRM
6 13 (8.02%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.17%) TOGAF
7 10 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.56%) MVC
8 9 (5.56%) Workflow
9 7 (4.32%) Project Management
9 7 (4.32%) Scrum
9 7 (4.32%) Data Architecture
10 6 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (3.70%) EAI
11 5 (3.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.28%) Java
2 25 (15.43%) C#
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 3 (1.85%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
5 1 (0.62%) Golang
5 1 (0.62%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) PMP
3 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.23%) HL7
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.62%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.62%) Puppet
1 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.62%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 36 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.49%) Oracle
3 15 (9.26%) SAP
4 8 (4.94%) hybris
4 8 (4.94%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.70%) F5
6 5 (3.09%) webMethods
6 5 (3.09%) KANA
7 4 (2.47%) Sun
7 4 (2.47%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.85%) IBM
8 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.23%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.23%) Talend
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) BEA
10 1 (0.62%) BMC
10 1 (0.62%) NetApp
10 1 (0.62%) Retek
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
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