The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 29 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.80% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£465 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 229 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.89% 94.63% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 124 258
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 32
Average hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.58 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 15 £475 -
Cheltenham - 4 £463 -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
3 20 (54.05%) Project Management
4 14 (37.84%) LAN
5 10 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 9 (24.32%) .NET
7 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 8 (21.62%) Service Management
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) J2EE
9 5 (13.51%) SAP
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) ERP
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (8.11%) Xcelsius
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (8.11%) CRM
11 3 (8.11%) UNIX
11 3 (8.11%) SOA
11 3 (8.11%) OLAP
11 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
11 3 (8.11%) Java
12 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (5.41%) IIS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.11%) Xcelsius
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) OLAP
3 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.70%) ReportNet
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Military
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.70%) CESG
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (21.62%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Use Case
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Logistics
7 1 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.70%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) HNC
3 2 (5.41%) HND
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) Altiris
5 1 (2.70%) webMethods
5 1 (2.70%) Mercator
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Siebel