The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 33 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 25 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.99% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 0.68% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £432 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £518 £485
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £33.25 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+87.96% -24.85%
Solutions Architect
Scotland

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
571 733 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.07% 96.70% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 435 262
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) TOGAF
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (36.11%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Modelling
6 8 (22.22%) ArchiMate
6 8 (22.22%) BPMN
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.89%) SOA
8 5 (13.89%) Unix
8 5 (13.89%) Banking
8 5 (13.89%) Content Management
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.11%) AIX
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) QA
10 3 (8.33%) Open Source
11 2 (5.56%) LAN
11 2 (5.56%) WAN
12 1 (2.78%) Java

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) TOGAF
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (36.11%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) ArchiMate
5 8 (22.22%) BPMN
5 8 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Modelling
6 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
9 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
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