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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 57 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.03% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £408 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% -9.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
559 870 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.07% 96.67% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 437 407
Median daily rate £338 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £52.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +232.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Glasgow region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft