The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Guildford region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 18 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.11% 1.52% 9.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.68% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £438 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £484
% change year-on-year
- +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
Solutions Architect
Surrey

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
88 119 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 97.78% 90.15% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -7.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Guildford region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Guildford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Server
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) Terminal Server
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson