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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 64 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 57 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.65% 1.24% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.36% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 5
Average daily rate
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£505 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £658 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £522 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £44.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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
1949 1695 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.61% 91.37% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 934 687
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 104 150
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +7 25 £525 -20.75% 7
Hook -4 7 £438 +6.70% 1
Basingstoke 0 5 £505 +34.66%
Eastleigh - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) Apache
3 35 (32.11%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (30.28%) Open Source
5 28 (25.69%) TOGAF
6 27 (24.77%) Java
7 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
8 23 (21.10%) J2EE
9 20 (18.35%) Java EE
9 20 (18.35%) Scrum
9 20 (18.35%) SOA
9 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
10 18 (16.51%) Oracle
11 17 (15.60%) Eclipse
11 17 (15.60%) Internet
11 17 (15.60%) Maven
12 16 (14.68%) VMware
13 15 (13.76%) Web Services
14 14 (12.84%) PostGIS
15 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.09%) CRM
17 11 (10.09%) Middleware
17 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
18 10 (9.17%) UNIX
18 10 (9.17%) MySQL
18 10 (9.17%) PHP
18 10 (9.17%) Content Management
18 10 (9.17%) Degree

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (33.94%) Apache
2 6 (5.50%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.83%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) SAN
3 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) MVNO
4 2 (1.83%) Multicast
4 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) BGP
4 2 (1.83%) X.400
4 2 (1.83%) X.500
4 2 (1.83%) ATM
4 2 (1.83%) SMTP
4 2 (1.83%) FTP
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) 3G
5 1 (0.92%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.11%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Eclipse
1 17 (15.60%) Maven
2 7 (6.42%) JIRA
2 7 (6.42%) FitNesse
2 7 (6.42%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.26%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Military
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) J2EE
2 20 (18.35%) Java EE
3 15 (13.76%) Web Services
4 14 (12.84%) PostGIS
5 11 (10.09%) Middleware
6 7 (6.42%) RESTful
7 6 (5.50%) SOAP
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.83%) .NET
9 2 (1.83%) Ajax
10 1 (0.92%) Spring
10 1 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.28%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) PKI
3 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) EPoS
5 1 (0.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) UNIX
2 8 (7.34%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) TOGAF
3 20 (18.35%) SOA
3 20 (18.35%) Scrum
4 11 (10.09%) CRM
5 10 (9.17%) Content Management
6 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.50%) TDD
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL
8 6 (5.50%) UML
8 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.50%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.67%) ERP
10 4 (3.67%) BPEL
11 3 (2.75%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (2.75%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) Java
2 10 (9.17%) PHP
3 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Oracle
2 16 (14.68%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.50%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) NetApp
6 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.92%) ATG
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Splunk
8 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.92%) Mercator
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £634.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago