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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 81 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.98% 2.61% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.75% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 11
Median daily rate £470 £498 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
1831 2034 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.09% 94.87% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1287 1125
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 £275 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 139 113
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.17 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 19 £463 +8.82% 1
Havant +9 5 £538 -
Southampton +1 3 £475 -3.06%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Winchester -4 1 £425 -10.52%
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (37.35%) Telecoms
2 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
3 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
4 19 (22.89%) TOGAF
5 18 (21.69%) Oracle
6 14 (16.87%) SOA
7 13 (15.66%) XML
7 13 (15.66%) Mobile Transformation
8 12 (14.46%) SoapUI
8 12 (14.46%) XSD
8 12 (14.46%) SOAP
8 12 (14.46%) WSDL
9 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
9 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
10 8 (9.64%) Finance
10 8 (9.64%) UML
11 7 (8.43%) Windows
11 7 (8.43%) VMware
11 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Degree
12 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Document Management
12 6 (7.23%) Network Design
12 6 (7.23%) Unix
13 5 (6.02%) 4G
13 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
13 5 (6.02%) Office Automation
13 5 (6.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 5 (6.02%) Matrix Organization

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 5 (6.02%) Documentum
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) 4G
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) LAN
2 4 (4.82%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) FTP
4 2 (2.41%) MVNO
5 1 (1.20%) LDAP
5 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 31 (37.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) XML
2 12 (14.46%) SOAP
2 12 (14.46%) WSDL
2 12 (14.46%) XSD
3 5 (6.02%) Middleware
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
5 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.41%) Java EE
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) CESG
3 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.20%) DataPower
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
3 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) HPUX
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) TOGAF
2 14 (16.87%) SOA
3 13 (15.66%) Mobile Transformation
4 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
5 8 (9.64%) UML
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Document Management
7 6 (7.23%) Network Design
7 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (6.02%) Office Automation
8 5 (6.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.61%) Conflict Management
10 3 (3.61%) CRM
10 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.61%) Information Architecture
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) C
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) CCNA
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CCA
6 2 (2.41%) CCIE
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CLAS
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) Citrix
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.61%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.20%) BMC
7 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos
7 1 (1.20%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Juniper
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) Pega
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Splunk