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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 41 45 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 92 103 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.63% 3.74% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 3.89% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 83 28
Median daily rate £450 £550 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
2450 2649 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1460 1607
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 247 210
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 1 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 +31 35 £425 -15.00% 4
Hertfordshire +17 33 £550 +22.22%
Suffolk -10 7 £525 -
Bedfordshire -25 7 £613 - 2
Norfolk -3 5 £425 -5.55%
East Anglia - 3 £470 -
Essex +4 2 £500 -13.04% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 85 (41.06%) SOA
2 72 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.43%) SaaS
4 44 (21.26%) E-Commerce
5 37 (17.87%) IaaS
6 36 (17.39%) Java
7 31 (14.98%) PaaS
7 31 (14.98%) TOGAF
8 30 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (14.01%) Oracle
10 28 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 27 (13.04%) Finance
12 26 (12.56%) SQL
12 26 (12.56%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
14 24 (11.59%) Web Services
15 23 (11.11%) API Design
16 21 (10.14%) Windows
16 21 (10.14%) .NET
16 21 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (9.66%) OO
17 20 (9.66%) UML
18 18 (8.70%) CRM
19 17 (8.21%) REST
19 17 (8.21%) Data Modelling
19 17 (8.21%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (8.21%) Data Integration
19 17 (8.21%) VMware
19 17 (8.21%) Information Security

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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.97%) Documentum
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.97%) JBoss
5 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.86%) Maximo
3 5 (2.42%) BigMachines
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.93%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.43%) SaaS
2 37 (17.87%) IaaS
3 31 (14.98%) PaaS
4 21 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.45%) Office 365
8 2 (0.97%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) Firewall
2 12 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (4.83%) LAN
3 10 (4.83%) WAN
4 8 (3.86%) 3G
4 8 (3.86%) 4G
4 8 (3.86%) LTE
5 6 (2.90%) Internet
6 4 (1.93%) WLAN
7 3 (1.45%) FTP
8 2 (0.97%) Broadband
8 2 (0.97%) HTTP
8 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.97%) Network Security
9 1 (0.48%) LDAP
9 1 (0.48%) SMS
9 1 (0.48%) VPN
9 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.90%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.93%) DataStage
5 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.93%) WebFOCUS
6 3 (1.45%) DB2
6 3 (1.45%) GIS
6 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Ant
1 3 (1.45%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Retail
3 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.90%) Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Advertising
5 5 (2.42%) Automotive
6 4 (1.93%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.59%) Web Services
2 21 (10.14%) .NET
3 17 (8.21%) REST
4 16 (7.73%) Middleware
4 16 (7.73%) XML
5 15 (7.25%) J2EE
6 14 (6.76%) SOAP
7 7 (3.38%) Java EE
7 7 (3.38%) MSMQ
7 7 (3.38%) WCF
8 5 (2.42%) HTML
9 4 (1.93%) EJB
9 4 (1.93%) JSP
10 3 (1.45%) RESTful
11 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.48%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.48%) COM+
11 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.48%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.21%) Data Integration
2 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.83%) NHS
3 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.42%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.97%) Robotics
6 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.48%) DataPower
6 1 (0.48%) FMCG
6 1 (0.48%) iPad
6 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) RIA
6 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.14%) Windows
2 16 (7.73%) Linux
3 12 (5.80%) Unix
4 5 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.45%) Solaris
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.06%) SOA
2 72 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.26%) E-Commerce
4 31 (14.98%) TOGAF
5 30 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (13.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (12.56%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (11.11%) API Design
9 20 (9.66%) OO
9 20 (9.66%) UML
10 18 (8.70%) CRM
11 17 (8.21%) Data Modelling
11 17 (8.21%) Information Security
12 16 (7.73%) SDLC
13 13 (6.28%) Data Architecture
14 12 (5.80%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (5.31%) ETL
15 11 (5.31%) RAD
15 11 (5.31%) RUP
15 11 (5.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.39%) Java
2 26 (12.56%) SQL
3 16 (7.73%) C#
4 2 (0.97%) C++
4 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.48%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.48%) PHP
5 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.48%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (4.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) CCIE
3 1 (0.48%) CCNA
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.48%) CWAP
3 1 (0.48%) CWDP
3 1 (0.48%) CWNA
3 1 (0.48%) CWNE
3 1 (0.48%) CWSP
3 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.38%) COBIT
2 7 (3.38%) ISO27002
3 4 (1.93%) QA
4 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.97%) vSphere
2 2 (0.97%) Xen
3 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (14.01%) Oracle
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.21%) VMware
4 13 (6.28%) IBM
4 13 (6.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.31%) Cisco
6 10 (4.83%) HP
7 9 (4.35%) Aruba
7 9 (4.35%) Meraki
8 7 (3.38%) Citrix
8 7 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.38%) SAP
9 6 (2.90%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.93%) Teradata
11 3 (1.45%) ESRI
11 3 (1.45%) NetApp
12 2 (0.97%) F5
12 2 (0.97%) Kofax
12 2 (0.97%) Lotus
12 2 (0.97%) Pega
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