The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 49 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 1.80% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.96% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
474 612 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.99% 91.62% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 341 397
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.89 £33.36 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.36% +111.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Robotics
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Law

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Pega
1 1 (25.00%) SAP