The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 81 49 80
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 35 86 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.81% 3.92% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 4.09% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 61 17
Median daily rate £475 £500 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £45.49
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +30.80%
Solutions Architect
South East

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
1791 2103 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.37% 95.81% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1283 1141
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 136 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.18 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.41 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +7 10 £475 +11.76%
Havant +2 5 £538 -
Southampton +5 4 £500 +2.04%
Portsmouth -18 4 £575 +9.52%
Basingstoke +8 1 - -
Winchester 0 1 £425 -5.55%
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Hampshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
1 27 (35.06%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (18.18%) SOA
5 12 (15.58%) XML
5 12 (15.58%) Mobile Transformation
6 11 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 11 (14.29%) XSD
6 11 (14.29%) SOAP
6 11 (14.29%) WSDL
7 10 (12.99%) TOGAF
8 9 (11.69%) Document Management
8 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
8 9 (11.69%) Finance
9 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.39%) Documentum
9 8 (10.39%) Test Strategy
10 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Network Design
10 6 (7.79%) Windows
10 6 (7.79%) Middleware
10 6 (7.79%) VMware
11 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.49%) Internet
11 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (6.49%) UML
11 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.49%) 4G

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.39%) Documentum
2 3 (3.90%) JBoss
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.30%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) 4G
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) LAN
2 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 3 (3.90%) FTP
4 2 (2.60%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (35.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) XML
2 11 (14.29%) SOAP
2 11 (14.29%) WSDL
2 11 (14.29%) XSD
3 6 (7.79%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.60%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Social Media
2 4 (5.19%) Streaming Video
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) CESG
4 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) SOA
2 12 (15.58%) Mobile Transformation
3 10 (12.99%) TOGAF
4 9 (11.69%) Document Management
5 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.39%) Test Strategy
6 6 (7.79%) Network Design
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.49%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (6.49%) Office Automation
7 5 (6.49%) UML
7 5 (6.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Case Management
9 3 (3.90%) CRM
9 3 (3.90%) Information Management
9 3 (3.90%) Workflow
10 2 (2.60%) ERP
10 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) C
2 1 (1.30%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) CCA
5 2 (2.60%) CCIE
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) Cognos
6 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 3 (3.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) Casewise
8 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.30%) Splunk