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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 64 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 73 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.66% 1.36% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.48% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 11
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
2558 2634 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.29% 92.00% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1469 1049
Average daily rate £375 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 220 238
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £39.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Bedfordshire +25 23 £606 +10.22% 3
Hertfordshire +2 21 £475 -5.00% 3
Suffolk - 10 £525 - 3
Essex -3 7 £575 +12.19% 5
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £519 +22.05% 3
Norfolk +5 5 £450 +7.14%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 90 (45.45%) SOA
2 59 (29.80%) E-Commerce
3 55 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (27.27%) .NET
5 47 (23.74%) Oracle
6 43 (21.72%) Microsoft
7 42 (21.21%) TOGAF
8 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
9 36 (18.18%) SAP
10 30 (15.15%) Finance
10 30 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
11 28 (14.14%) Web Services
11 28 (14.14%) Java
12 27 (13.64%) C#
13 24 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (11.62%) UML
15 22 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (10.61%) Retail
17 18 (9.09%) J2EE
18 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET
18 17 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
18 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (8.08%) MVC
20 15 (7.58%) VMware
20 15 (7.58%) ERP
20 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
20 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
21 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (7.07%) Oracle Database
21 14 (7.07%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.55%) Documentum
4 5 (2.53%) CMS
5 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Agresso
2 9 (4.55%) Maximo
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.05%) PaaS
5 8 (4.04%) SaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) FTP
2 3 (1.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.01%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) DSL
4 1 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.04%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.02%) OLAP
6 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.01%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) ERwin
2 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.51%) Hudson
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.51%) Selenium
3 1 (0.51%) JUnit
3 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 30 (15.15%) Finance
2 21 (10.61%) Retail
3 7 (3.54%) Marketing
4 5 (2.53%) Legal
4 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.27%) .NET
2 28 (14.14%) Web Services
3 18 (9.09%) J2EE
4 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (7.07%) jQuery
5 14 (7.07%) Middleware
6 13 (6.57%) WCF
6 13 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (6.06%) REST
7 12 (6.06%) XML
8 10 (5.05%) SOAP
9 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.03%) XML Schema
11 4 (2.02%) CSS
11 4 (2.02%) HTML
12 3 (1.52%) HTML5
12 3 (1.52%) CSS3
12 3 (1.52%) Spring
12 3 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.04%) GIS
3 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.52%) Kindle
4 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.01%) DTV
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.51%) FMCG
6 1 (0.51%) DataPower
6 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.51%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) CentOS
3 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.45%) SOA
2 59 (29.80%) E-Commerce
3 55 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 30 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
6 24 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (11.62%) UML
8 17 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
8 17 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.08%) MVC
10 15 (7.58%) ERP
11 13 (6.57%) CRM
11 13 (6.57%) Product Management
12 12 (6.06%) ETL
13 9 (4.55%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.04%) Content Management
15 7 (3.54%) Data Architecture
15 7 (3.54%) EAI
15 7 (3.54%) RUP
15 7 (3.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.14%) Java
2 27 (13.64%) C#
3 2 (1.01%) Python
3 2 (1.01%) PHP
3 2 (1.01%) VB
4 1 (0.51%) Go
4 1 (0.51%) R
4 1 (0.51%) Ruby
4 1 (0.51%) SQL
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.51%) C
4 1 (0.51%) C++
4 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.53%) MCPD
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.52%) Degree
3 2 (1.01%) CISM
3 2 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.51%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (23.74%) Oracle
2 43 (21.72%) Microsoft
3 36 (18.18%) SAP
4 15 (7.58%) VMware
5 14 (7.07%) Citrix
6 10 (5.05%) JDA
7 9 (4.55%) IBM
7 9 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 8 (4.04%) ESRI
8 8 (4.04%) Sitecore
9 6 (3.03%) Informatica
10 4 (2.02%) hybris
11 3 (1.52%) KANA
12 2 (1.01%) Kofax
12 2 (1.01%) webMethods
13 1 (0.51%) Talend
13 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.51%) Endeca
13 1 (0.51%) BEA
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
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