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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 66 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 76 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.57% 1.28% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.39% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 24
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£525 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £553 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
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
2770 2657 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.75% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1523 1093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +3 20 £483 -8.09% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 15 £525 +23.52% 10
Bedfordshire +17 13 £560 +1.81% 1
Essex -9 12 £575 +27.77% 1
Suffolk - 11 £525 - 2
Norfolk +5 5 £450 -1.36%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 81 (40.91%) SOA
2 50 (25.25%) Oracle
2 50 (25.25%) .NET
3 48 (24.24%) TOGAF
4 46 (23.23%) E-Commerce
5 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (19.19%) SAP
7 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
9 30 (15.15%) Finance
10 29 (14.65%) Java
11 26 (13.13%) UML
12 25 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (11.62%) Web Services
14 23 (11.62%) Retail
15 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.60%) J2EE
17 18 (9.09%) C#
17 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
17 18 (9.09%) VMware
18 17 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
19 16 (8.08%) Citrix
20 15 (7.58%) ERP
21 14 (7.07%) Middleware
21 14 (7.07%) ETL
21 14 (7.07%) MVC
21 14 (7.07%) Data Integration
22 13 (6.57%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.55%) Documentum
4 7 (3.54%) CMS
5 6 (3.03%) SAS
6 4 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Maximo
2 10 (5.05%) Agresso
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.05%) SaaS
4 10 (5.05%) PaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) FTP
2 2 (1.01%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) SMTP
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.04%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.02%) OLAP
6 4 (2.02%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) DataStage
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) ERwin
2 2 (1.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 30 (15.15%) Finance
2 23 (11.62%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Marketing
3 6 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.25%) .NET
2 23 (11.62%) Web Services
3 19 (9.60%) J2EE
4 14 (7.07%) Middleware
5 13 (6.57%) SOAP
5 13 (6.57%) jQuery
5 13 (6.57%) REST
6 12 (6.06%) XML
7 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 11 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (5.56%) WCF
8 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.03%) XML Schema
10 2 (1.01%) Apache CXF
10 2 (1.01%) RESTful
10 2 (1.01%) ADO
10 2 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.01%) Spring
10 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Data Integration
2 10 (5.05%) GIS
3 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) FMCG
6 1 (0.51%) DataPower
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.01%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.91%) SOA
2 48 (24.24%) TOGAF
3 46 (23.23%) E-Commerce
4 41 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.13%) UML
6 25 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
10 15 (7.58%) ERP
11 14 (7.07%) ETL
11 14 (7.07%) MVC
12 13 (6.57%) CRM
13 12 (6.06%) Data Modelling
14 9 (4.55%) Validation
14 9 (4.55%) Content Management
14 9 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (4.55%) Product Management
14 9 (4.55%) Analytics
14 9 (4.55%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.65%) Java
2 18 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (1.52%) VB
4 2 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (0.51%) SQL
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) Python
5 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (2.53%) MCPD
2 2 (1.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.01%) CISSP
2 2 (1.01%) CISM
3 1 (0.51%) ACCA
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) Oracle
2 38 (19.19%) SAP
3 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.09%) VMware
5 16 (8.08%) Citrix
6 12 (6.06%) IBM
7 10 (5.05%) JDA
7 10 (5.05%) ESRI
7 10 (5.05%) Sitecore
8 9 (4.55%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.03%) Informatica
10 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.01%) webMethods
11 2 (1.01%) Adobe
11 2 (1.01%) Kofax
11 2 (1.01%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.01%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.51%) Talend
12 1 (0.51%) ATG
12 1 (0.51%) hybris
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