The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 20 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.75% 9.30% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 10.26% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £518 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 117 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.71% 90.70% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 94
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat