The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 Guildford 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 12 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.69% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.47% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£518 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% -
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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 148 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 90.77% 91.93% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 44
Average daily rate £363 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +7.14%
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 Guildford

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 11 (47.83%) Ericsson
2 11 (47.83%) SNMP
2 11 (47.83%) Huawei
3 9 (39.13%) Greenplum
3 9 (39.13%) Network Management
3 9 (39.13%) UMTS
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) UNIX
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Validation
4 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
4 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (30.43%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (30.43%) MySQL
6 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) ETL
6 6 (26.09%) Nortel
6 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (26.09%) Telnet
6 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (21.74%) 4G
7 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Talend
7 5 (21.74%) FWSM
7 5 (21.74%) HSRP
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SNMP
2 9 (39.13%) UMTS
3 7 (30.43%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (26.09%) Telnet
5 5 (21.74%) 4G
5 5 (21.74%) FWSM
5 5 (21.74%) HSRP
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) LTE
5 5 (21.74%) VRRP
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) RSVP
5 5 (21.74%) 3G
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) 2G
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) IPsec
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Management
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
2 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCIE
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) PMP
2 4 (17.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Netcool
1 2 (8.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Ericsson
1 11 (47.83%) Huawei
2 9 (39.13%) Greenplum
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Nortel
3 6 (26.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (21.74%) Talend
4 5 (21.74%) Radware
4 5 (21.74%) Nokia
4 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Redback
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Cramer
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 2 (8.70%) BMC
6 2 (8.70%) NetCracker
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase