The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 89 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.09% 2.25% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.41% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Average daily rate £494 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £370 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1815 1620 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.21% 93.43% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 971 787
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 165 219
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Solutions Architect
South East

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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -7 6 £600 - 3
Farnborough - 3 - -
Basingstoke +11 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
7 5 (10.20%) Military
7 5 (10.20%) MODAF
7 5 (10.20%) Java
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Finance
8 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) SCOM
9 3 (6.12%) Network Security
9 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (6.12%) Lync
9 3 (6.12%) Billing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Retail
9 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.12%) Lync
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) xDSL
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Ant
1 2 (4.08%) JUnit
1 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Military
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Middleware
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Classic ASP
2 2 (4.08%) SAP ALE
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) XSLT
2 2 (4.08%) EDI
2 2 (4.08%) WDK
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
2 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Service Management
3 5 (10.20%) Workflow
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) MODAF
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) SOA
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) C
3 2 (4.08%) ABAP
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.08%) JDA
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) webMethods
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) ESRI
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) BMC