The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Hampshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 85 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 35 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 1.85% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.99% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 15
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £469 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.59% +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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1934 1606 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.34% 92.73% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 879 772
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Architect
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -13 6 £400 -14.89% 1
Hook 0 3 - -
Basingstoke +22 2 £495 +7.02% 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Havant - - - - 2
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) UNIX
5 12 (21.05%) VMware
6 11 (19.30%) Military
6 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (19.30%) Oracle
7 10 (17.54%) J2EE
8 9 (15.79%) Apache
8 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (14.04%) Windows
9 8 (14.04%) Internet
10 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.28%) SaaS
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (12.28%) RESTful
10 7 (12.28%) Scrum
10 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.28%) MODAF
10 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.53%) Windows Vista
11 6 (10.53%) JIRA
11 6 (10.53%) FitNesse
11 6 (10.53%) Maven
11 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
11 6 (10.53%) Puppet
11 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.53%) Eclipse

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (15.79%) Apache
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) X.400
2 3 (5.26%) X.500
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 3 (5.26%) S/MIME
3 2 (3.51%) xDSL
3 2 (3.51%) MPLS
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 6 (10.53%) Maven
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
1 6 (10.53%) FitNesse
1 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (19.30%) Military
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) J2EE
3 7 (12.28%) RESTful
4 6 (10.53%) SOAP
5 5 (8.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.26%) JSP
6 3 (5.26%) XML
6 3 (5.26%) Middleware
6 3 (5.26%) PostGIS
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
7 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Social Media
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) UNIX
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.26%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Scrum
1 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
1 7 (12.28%) MODAF
1 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (8.77%) Security Management
2 5 (8.77%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL
3 4 (7.02%) SOA
4 3 (5.26%) CRM
4 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Information Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Network Management
5 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) VMware
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.26%) webMethods
5 3 (5.26%) McAfee
5 3 (5.26%) Sophos
5 3 (5.26%) Lumension
6 2 (3.51%) Siebel
7 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.75%) ESRI
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) SAP