The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Sussex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 27 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.39% 0.90% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 0.96% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate £525 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 209 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 94.54% 94.57% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 97 170
Average daily rate £300 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.80 £25.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the East Sussex region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Solutions Architect
Top 15 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 16 (94.12%) TOGAF
1 16 (94.12%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (76.47%) Content Management
3 12 (70.59%) Information Architecture
4 9 (52.94%) Information Management
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) FileNet

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) TOGAF
1 16 (94.12%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (76.47%) Content Management
3 12 (70.59%) Information Architecture
4 9 (52.94%) Information Management
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM