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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 73 69 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 2.64% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.76% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 51
Median daily rate £503 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.65 £32.73 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
2324 2750 2927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 95.45% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1564 1751
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £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 183 244 235
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £41.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 17 £625 +4.16% 4
Bedfordshire +5 15 £438 -20.45% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £505 -22.30% 1
Essex +8 11 £350 -9.67% 2
Suffolk -4 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (48.85%) SOA
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 33 (25.19%) SaaS
5 30 (22.90%) TOGAF
6 29 (22.14%) Finance
6 29 (22.14%) Java
7 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
8 25 (19.08%) Web Services
9 24 (18.32%) Oracle
10 23 (17.56%) SharePoint
11 20 (15.27%) CRM
11 20 (15.27%) .NET
12 19 (14.50%) IaaS
13 18 (13.74%) Marketing
14 17 (12.98%) SQL
14 17 (12.98%) Windows
14 17 (12.98%) Presales
15 14 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
15 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.92%) Technical Architecture
16 13 (9.92%) PaaS
17 12 (9.16%) Degree
17 12 (9.16%) Middleware
17 12 (9.16%) J2EE
17 12 (9.16%) XML
17 12 (9.16%) Linux
17 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
17 12 (9.16%) ERP

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 23 (17.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
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
Business Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (3.82%) BigMachines
3 5 (3.82%) Maximo
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.53%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) SaaS
2 19 (14.50%) IaaS
3 13 (9.92%) PaaS
4 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.29%) Office 365
7 2 (1.53%) Force.com
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) SMS
2 7 (5.34%) Firewall
3 6 (4.58%) LAN
3 6 (4.58%) WAN
4 5 (3.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) FTP
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) NFC
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.11%) Big Data
4 7 (5.34%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.58%) MySQL
6 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.29%) OLTP
9 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.53%) GIS
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) ERwin
1 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
5 5 (3.82%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) Web Services
2 20 (15.27%) .NET
3 12 (9.16%) J2EE
3 12 (9.16%) Middleware
3 12 (9.16%) XML
4 8 (6.11%) RESTful
5 7 (5.34%) Java EE
6 5 (3.82%) SOAP
7 3 (2.29%) JMS
7 3 (2.29%) JSON
7 3 (2.29%) SAML
8 1 (0.76%) COM+
8 1 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.76%) REST
8 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Linked Data
2 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.11%) Social Media
3 7 (5.34%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.82%) NHS
6 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.29%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.53%) Robotics
8 2 (1.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Contactless
9 1 (0.76%) DataPower
9 1 (0.76%) EMV
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Linux
3 7 (5.34%) Unix
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.85%) SOA
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (22.90%) TOGAF
5 20 (15.27%) CRM
6 17 (12.98%) Presales
7 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.92%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.16%) ERP
10 11 (8.40%) Data Modelling
10 11 (8.40%) Open Source
10 11 (8.40%) SDLC
10 11 (8.40%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (7.63%) API Design
11 10 (7.63%) Information Security
11 10 (7.63%) OO
11 10 (7.63%) UML
12 9 (6.87%) Business Development
12 9 (6.87%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) Java
2 17 (12.98%) SQL
3 11 (8.40%) C#
4 2 (1.53%) C++
4 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) SCCM
2 4 (3.05%) WSUS
3 3 (2.29%) OpenView
3 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.32%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) SAP
4 10 (7.63%) IBM
5 7 (5.34%) Adobe
5 7 (5.34%) VMware
6 3 (2.29%) BMC
6 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.29%) Sun
7 2 (1.53%) Ariba
7 2 (1.53%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.53%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) Kofax
7 2 (1.53%) Lotus
7 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.76%) ESRI
8 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods
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