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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 76 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.05% 2.07% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.23% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 6
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£500 £475 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £675 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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
1976 1569 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.94% 92.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 863 730
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 101 179
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 13 £488 -25.00%
Basingstoke +3 3 £510 +23.63%
Portsmouth -5 2 - -
Farnborough -10 1 £495 +10.00%
Hook - - - - 3
Eastleigh - - - -
Havant - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.16%) J2EE
3 34 (35.79%) Apache
4 33 (34.74%) Internet
5 32 (33.68%) Web Services
6 29 (30.53%) Eclipse
6 29 (30.53%) Maven
6 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 24 (25.26%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (24.21%) VMware
9 23 (24.21%) PostGIS
10 22 (23.16%) Open Source
11 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
12 20 (21.05%) Oracle
13 19 (20.00%) SOA
13 19 (20.00%) Scrum
14 17 (17.89%) JIRA
14 17 (17.89%) FitNesse
14 17 (17.89%) RESTful
14 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
14 17 (17.89%) Puppet
14 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
15 16 (16.84%) SaaS
16 14 (14.74%) UNIX
17 13 (13.68%) Apache Solr
17 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (12.63%) MySQL
18 12 (12.63%) PHP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (35.79%) Apache
2 13 (13.68%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.11%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.84%) SaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) Internet
2 4 (4.21%) SAN
3 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.11%) SMTP
3 2 (2.11%) FTP
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) X.400
3 2 (2.11%) X.500
4 1 (1.05%) 3G
4 1 (1.05%) BGP
4 1 (1.05%) ATM
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) LTE
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) Multicast
4 1 (1.05%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.63%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) Big Data
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (30.53%) Eclipse
1 29 (30.53%) Maven
2 17 (17.89%) JIRA
2 17 (17.89%) FitNesse
2 17 (17.89%) Cucumber
2 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (8.42%) Military
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) J2EE
2 32 (33.68%) Web Services
3 23 (24.21%) PostGIS
4 17 (17.89%) RESTful
5 8 (8.42%) SOAP
6 7 (7.37%) Middleware
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.11%) Ajax
8 2 (2.11%) Spring
8 2 (2.11%) .NET
9 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Open Source
2 3 (3.16%) PKI
2 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.11%) Social Media
4 1 (1.05%) EPoS
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) IVR
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) UNIX
2 10 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Solaris
5 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) SOA
2 19 (20.00%) Scrum
3 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (11.58%) Content Management
5 7 (7.37%) ITIL
5 7 (7.37%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.21%) BPEL
8 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.21%) ERP
8 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.16%) UML
9 3 (3.16%) MODAF
9 3 (3.16%) Business Development
9 3 (3.16%) TDD
9 3 (3.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) PHP
2 8 (8.42%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (17.89%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) VMware
2 20 (21.05%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Cisco
4 4 (4.21%) NetApp
5 2 (2.11%) Clearswift
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.05%) webMethods
6 1 (1.05%) Mercator
6 1 (1.05%) Remedy
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee
6 1 (1.05%) Sophos
6 1 (1.05%) Siebel
6 1 (1.05%) BMC
6 1 (1.05%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.05%) Lumension
6 1 (1.05%) Splunk
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