The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 56 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 63 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.93% 0.70% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 0.77% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 8
Average daily rate
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£519 £519 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £421 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
Solutions Architect
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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 Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1955 1679 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.93% 89.79% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 970 840
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 107 158
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +66.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
Southampton +5 25 £525 -12.50% 2
Hook -1 9 £438 +6.70%
Basingstoke - 4 £500 - 2
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 33 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) TOGAF
3 28 (25.69%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (25.69%) Java
3 28 (25.69%) Security Cleared
4 26 (23.85%) Open Source
5 25 (22.94%) Apache
6 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
7 20 (18.35%) Java EE
8 19 (17.43%) SOA
9 15 (13.76%) Oracle
9 15 (13.76%) Scrum
9 15 (13.76%) Finance
10 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
11 13 (11.93%) CRM
12 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
12 12 (11.01%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (10.09%) Degree
13 11 (10.09%) VMware
13 11 (10.09%) Middleware
13 11 (10.09%) J2EE
14 9 (8.26%) UNIX
14 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.26%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (7.34%) Maven
15 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
15 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
16 7 (6.42%) MySQL
16 7 (6.42%) PHP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 25 (22.94%) Apache
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.83%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.83%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) MVNO
2 6 (5.50%) SAN
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.83%) Multicast
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.83%) ATM
4 2 (1.83%) SMTP
4 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.83%) X.400
4 2 (1.83%) X.500
4 2 (1.83%) BGP
5 1 (0.92%) 3G
5 1 (0.92%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.42%) MySQL
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) Big Data
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.83%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.92%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Maven
1 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Military
5 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) Java EE
2 11 (10.09%) Middleware
2 11 (10.09%) J2EE
3 7 (6.42%) PostGIS
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.67%) .NET
6 2 (1.83%) Ajax
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.92%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) RESTful
7 1 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) PKI
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) UNIX
2 5 (4.59%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) TOGAF
3 19 (17.43%) SOA
4 15 (13.76%) Scrum
5 13 (11.93%) CRM
6 12 (11.01%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.26%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.42%) Content Management
9 6 (5.50%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (5.50%) TDD
9 6 (5.50%) UML
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL
10 4 (3.67%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (3.67%) BPEL
11 3 (2.75%) ETL
11 3 (2.75%) ERP
11 3 (2.75%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (2.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) Java
2 7 (6.42%) PHP
3 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.09%) VMware
4 6 (5.50%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) SAP
5 4 (3.67%) NetApp
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
6 3 (2.75%) ESRI
7 2 (1.83%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.92%) Mercator
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.92%) ATG
8 1 (0.92%) Splunk
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