The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 29 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 Halifax 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 6.01% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 6.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 168 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.37% 91.80% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 116 170
Average daily rate £413 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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 Halifax

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Solutions Architect
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC