The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 111 99 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1002 1138 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.19% 2.25% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.38% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 684 597
Median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the England region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
London +26 482 £600 +4.34% 72
South East -9 178 £500 -3.84% 31
East of England -19 70 £475 -13.63% 16
West Midlands -14 57 £525 -4.54% 8
East Midlands -9 49 £550 +29.41% 3
South West -14 47 £500 - 12
North West -34 43 £550 +7.31% 10
North East +4 30 £445 -28.80%
Yorkshire -47 28 £525 +10.52% 10
Midlands +1 10 £500 +2.56%
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 428 (20.41%) Finance
2 405 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (16.31%) TOGAF
4 329 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 303 (14.45%) Java
6 271 (12.92%) SOA
7 258 (12.30%) Oracle
8 228 (10.87%) Retail
9 217 (10.35%) SAP
10 211 (10.06%) CRM
11 208 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 204 (9.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 192 (9.16%) Banking
14 188 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 185 (8.82%) E-Commerce
16 179 (8.54%) Web Services
17 174 (8.30%) .NET
18 150 (7.15%) Windows
19 148 (7.06%) SQL
20 147 (7.01%) SQL Server
21 144 (6.87%) Middleware
21 144 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
22 138 (6.58%) Security Cleared
23 129 (6.15%) Migration
24 128 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
25 127 (6.06%) JavaScript
26 123 (5.87%) Marketing
27 117 (5.58%) MS Excel
28 116 (5.53%) IBM
29 113 (5.39%) Scrum

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 104 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.72%) WebSphere
3 53 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 50 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 49 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 48 (2.29%) CMS
7 30 (1.43%) Confluence
8 26 (1.24%) Skype for Business
9 25 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.14%) Apache
11 18 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.81%) Documentum
12 17 (0.81%) JBoss
13 16 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.76%) IIS
14 15 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.72%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.67%) MS Exchange
16 12 (0.57%) NetWeaver
17 10 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 117 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.05%) MS Office
3 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 87 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.00%) SAP HCM
3 20 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 19 (0.91%) SAP HR
5 16 (0.76%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
7 14 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (0.67%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (0.52%) Eloqua
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.38%) Unica
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
12 7 (0.33%) SAP MII
12 7 (0.33%) SAP MM
13 6 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (4.01%) SaaS
4 83 (3.96%) Office 365
5 81 (3.86%) PaaS
6 60 (2.86%) IaaS
7 43 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
8 17 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (0.81%) Boomi
8 17 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.76%) OpenShift
10 15 (0.72%) GitHub
11 13 (0.62%) CloudBees
12 12 (0.57%) Yammer
13 6 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.24%) Force.com
14 5 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.91%) WAN
2 71 (3.39%) LAN
3 47 (2.24%) Firewall
3 47 (2.24%) HTTP
4 39 (1.86%) Internet
5 29 (1.38%) DNS
6 25 (1.19%) SAN
7 24 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.14%) VoIP
8 22 (1.05%) Network Security
9 19 (0.91%) MPLS
9 19 (0.91%) VPN
10 18 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 15 (0.72%) LDAP
12 13 (0.62%) HTTPS
12 13 (0.62%) NAS
13 12 (0.57%) SMS
14 11 (0.52%) SSL
15 10 (0.48%) Skype
16 9 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (3.62%) Big Data
4 59 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 44 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 42 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 39 (1.86%) MySQL
9 30 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.29%) SAP HANA
11 24 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.05%) SAP BW
13 20 (0.95%) DB2
14 19 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.72%) Redis
17 14 (0.67%) QlikView
18 13 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 41 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 41 (1.96%) JIRA
3 21 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.67%) SonarQube
5 12 (0.57%) Maven
6 10 (0.48%) Selenium
7 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.38%) GoCD
9 7 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.29%) Ant
10 6 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.29%) ERwin
10 6 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.24%) FishEye
11 5 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.19%) Subversion
13 3 (0.14%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.14%) NetBeans
General
1 428 (20.41%) Finance
2 228 (10.87%) Retail
3 192 (9.16%) Banking
4 123 (5.87%) Marketing
5 56 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 54 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.91%) Billing
8 24 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.05%) Automotive
9 22 (1.05%) Legal
10 20 (0.95%) Back Office
11 19 (0.91%) Advertising
12 14 (0.67%) Publishing
13 9 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
17 3 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (8.54%) Web Services
2 174 (8.30%) .NET
3 144 (6.87%) Middleware
4 111 (5.29%) HTML
5 108 (5.15%) REST
6 95 (4.53%) SOAP
7 88 (4.20%) XML
8 78 (3.72%) CSS
9 75 (3.58%) JSON
10 72 (3.43%) J2EE
11 71 (3.39%) Spring
12 59 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 43 (2.05%) ASP.NET
14 41 (1.96%) HTML5
14 41 (1.96%) RESTful
15 36 (1.72%) jQuery
16 32 (1.53%) Java EE
17 31 (1.48%) Node.js
18 25 (1.19%) CSS3
19 21 (1.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 97 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.15%) Data Centre
3 66 (3.15%) User Experience
4 65 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 38 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 36 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 31 (1.48%) Social Media
10 29 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 28 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.19%) Mainframe
13 24 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 21 (1.00%) EPoS
14 21 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (1.00%) IVR
15 18 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
16 13 (0.62%) CESG
16 13 (0.62%) PKI
16 13 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 150 (7.15%) Windows
2 101 (4.82%) Linux
3 49 (2.34%) Unix
4 37 (1.76%) Solaris
5 25 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.76%) AIX
8 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.43%) zOS
12 8 (0.38%) Android
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.29%) SUSE
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.14%) HPUX
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.095%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (16.31%) TOGAF
3 271 (12.92%) SOA
4 211 (10.06%) CRM
5 208 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 204 (9.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 185 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 129 (6.15%) Migration
9 128 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 113 (5.39%) Scrum
11 111 (5.29%) Technical Architecture
11 111 (5.29%) Zachman Framework
12 103 (4.91%) Data Modelling
13 98 (4.67%) Analytics
14 96 (4.58%) Presales
15 90 (4.29%) DevOps
16 83 (3.96%) ERP
17 81 (3.86%) Microservices
17 81 (3.86%) UML
18 75 (3.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 303 (14.45%) Java
2 148 (7.06%) SQL
3 127 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 75 (3.58%) C#
5 38 (1.81%) Python
6 26 (1.24%) Ruby
7 25 (1.19%) Scala
8 21 (1.00%) C
8 21 (1.00%) PHP
9 13 (0.62%) ABAP
10 12 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.48%) C++
11 10 (0.48%) Go
11 10 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.48%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 9 (0.43%) Perl
13 7 (0.33%) R
14 4 (0.19%) Delphi
14 4 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 138 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 98 (4.67%) Degree
3 94 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.62%) CISSP
8 12 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.52%) MCSE
10 10 (0.48%) CCNA
11 9 (0.43%) CCIE
12 8 (0.38%) CLAS
13 6 (0.29%) ISEB
14 5 (0.24%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.19%) CCA
15 4 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.48%) QA
2 33 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.67%) MiFID
6 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.38%) COBIT
8 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.29%) SEPA
10 5 (0.24%) EMIR
11 4 (0.19%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.095%) Dublin Core
12 2 (0.095%) GCP
12 2 (0.095%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.095%) SLA
13 1 (0.048%) Basel III
System Software
1 99 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.95%) Docker
5 15 (0.72%) XenApp
6 12 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.48%) vSphere
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.38%) KVM
9 8 (0.38%) NFS
9 8 (0.38%) SRDF
9 8 (0.38%) Xen
10 7 (0.33%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.29%) LXC
12 5 (0.24%) vCloud
13 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.14%) HDFS
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (1.43%) SCCM
2 19 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.67%) Puppet
4 12 (0.57%) Ansible
5 9 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.38%) Kibana
6 8 (0.38%) Nagios
7 7 (0.33%) SCOM
8 6 (0.29%) OpenView
9 5 (0.24%) OpenSSO
10 4 (0.19%) QRadar
10 4 (0.19%) WSUS
11 3 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.14%) Consul
11 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.14%) Terraform
12 2 (0.095%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 329 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 258 (12.30%) Oracle
3 217 (10.35%) SAP
4 116 (5.53%) IBM
5 107 (5.10%) VMware
6 95 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
7 68 (3.24%) Adobe
7 68 (3.24%) Cisco
8 43 (2.05%) hybris
9 38 (1.81%) Citrix
10 29 (1.38%) HP
11 28 (1.34%) ATG
11 28 (1.34%) Informatica
12 22 (1.05%) Cognos
13 21 (1.00%) MuleSoft
14 18 (0.86%) Dell
14 18 (0.86%) Google
15 17 (0.81%) NetApp
15 17 (0.81%) webMethods
16 16 (0.76%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: 400-450 a day
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Birmingham
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Rate: £500+ per day
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Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 500-650pd all inclusive
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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