The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 45 29 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 4.75% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 4.99% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 14
Average daily rate
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£475 £455 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 581 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.96% 95.09% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 294 405
Average daily rate £375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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 Solutions Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 - -
Watford -5 2 £475 -
Potters Bar - 2 £525 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £475 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) .NET
3 10 (27.78%) SOA
4 9 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) Retail
5 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
8 4 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (11.11%) UNIX
8 4 (11.11%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.33%) RFID
9 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) VMware
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) SAN
9 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (8.33%) Linux
9 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) RFID
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.78%) 2G
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) XMPP
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) zOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) SOA
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Business Development
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) B2B
7 1 (2.78%) BCP
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Informatica
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.78%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Retek
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) ATG
4 1 (2.78%) Capita
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