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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 72 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 52 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 1.08% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 1.20% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 13
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £494 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £424 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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
2056 1827 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.62% 90.09% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1079 984
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 109 168
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +64.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £74.52 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 12 £575 -4.16% 2
Hook +4 11 £438 +6.70%
Basingstoke +6 3 £440 -
Havant - 2 - -
Farnborough -11 1 £600 - 1
Winchester - 1 £550 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 27 (27.00%) Java
3 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (20.00%) Java EE
5 20 (20.00%) Apache
5 20 (20.00%) Open Source
6 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (14.00%) SOA
7 14 (14.00%) Scrum
8 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
8 13 (13.00%) Finance
8 13 (13.00%) CRM
9 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (11.00%) Middleware
11 10 (10.00%) Oracle
12 9 (9.00%) Degree
12 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.00%) UML
14 6 (6.00%) J2EE
14 6 (6.00%) IBM
14 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (6.00%) SAN
14 6 (6.00%) TDD
14 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
14 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (6.00%) MVNO
15 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (5.00%) Windows 7

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) Documentum
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) SAP SCM
2 2 (2.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) SAN
1 6 (6.00%) MVNO
2 5 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) ATM
3 2 (2.00%) BGP
3 2 (2.00%) NAS
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
3 2 (2.00%) Multicast
4 1 (1.00%) X.400
4 1 (1.00%) X.500
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) 3G
4 1 (1.00%) GSM
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) SMTP
4 1 (1.00%) FTP
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Maven
1 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (13.00%) Telecoms
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.00%) Military
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) Java EE
2 11 (11.00%) Middleware
3 6 (6.00%) J2EE
4 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) REST
6 1 (1.00%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (5.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 14 (14.00%) SOA
2 14 (14.00%) Scrum
3 13 (13.00%) CRM
4 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.00%) UML
7 6 (6.00%) TDD
7 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.00%) BPEL
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.00%) Use Case
10 3 (3.00%) Software Delivery
10 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.00%) ETL
10 3 (3.00%) ITIL
10 3 (3.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) Java
2 2 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) IBM
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) ESRI
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.00%) Remedy
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco
6 1 (1.00%) BMC
6 1 (1.00%) NetApp
6 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.00%) ATG
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago