The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 49 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £625 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £594 £600 £510
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
533 615 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.53% 96.85% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 322 336
Average daily rate £375 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the Hertfordshire region.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
St Albans - 5 £625 -
Senior Solutions Architect
East of England

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) MSMQ
4 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) SaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) MSMQ
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat