The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.85% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 87.18% 95.08% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 20
Average daily rate £400 £370 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £254 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £538 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Solutions Architect
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle