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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 73 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 49 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.33% 1.69% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.81% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 21
Average daily rate
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£483 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £395 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £601 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
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
1962 1930 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.16% 93.33% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1112 895
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 118 172
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +2 10 £490 -6.66%
Basingstoke +3 5 £500 +1.01%
Hook -4 5 £475 -
Winchester - 2 £438 -
Gosport +19 1 £575 -
Havant - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 36 (32.43%) Java
2 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.93%) Java EE
4 27 (24.32%) TOGAF
5 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 20 (18.02%) Open Source
6 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (18.02%) Apache
7 15 (13.51%) CRM
7 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 14 (12.61%) Scrum
8 14 (12.61%) Finance
8 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
9 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (10.81%) Docker
10 12 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 11 (9.91%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (9.91%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (9.01%) Microservices
13 9 (8.11%) UML
13 9 (8.11%) Oracle
14 8 (7.21%) Windows
14 8 (7.21%) Degree
14 8 (7.21%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (6.31%) Requirements Management
15 7 (6.31%) SOA
15 7 (6.31%) Workflow
15 7 (6.31%) Management Information System

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (18.02%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.80%) Documentum
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.90%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.90%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Firewall
1 4 (3.60%) MVNO
2 2 (1.80%) PCoIP
2 2 (1.80%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
3 1 (0.90%) SDH
3 1 (0.90%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.90%) ATM
3 1 (0.90%) GSM
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.90%) LTE
3 1 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.60%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.80%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) Java EE
2 6 (5.41%) Web Services
3 4 (3.60%) .NET
4 3 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.90%) SOAP
5 1 (0.90%) WDK
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.90%) REST
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.70%) Social Media
3 3 (2.70%) User Experience
3 3 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) CESG
4 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) TOGAF
3 20 (18.02%) Open Source
4 15 (13.51%) CRM
5 14 (12.61%) Scrum
6 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (9.01%) Microservices
8 9 (8.11%) UML
9 8 (7.21%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (6.31%) Requirements Management
10 7 (6.31%) SOA
10 7 (6.31%) Workflow
11 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.50%) Office Automation
12 4 (3.60%) Master Data Management
12 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.60%) Data Management
12 4 (3.60%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (3.60%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) Java
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) Degree
4 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) IBM
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
5 3 (2.70%) ESRI
5 3 (2.70%) VMware
5 3 (2.70%) Pega
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) Remedy
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) EMC
7 1 (0.90%) Juniper
7 1 (0.90%) Retek
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) ATG
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