The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 30 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.05% 3.48% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 3.77% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 5
Median daily rate £550 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
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
635 717 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.35% 92.52% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 363 313
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 5 £530 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 4 £400 -11.11%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 24 (38.71%) SOA
2 19 (30.65%) SaaS
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
5 16 (25.81%) Oracle
6 15 (24.19%) IBM
7 14 (22.58%) SQL
7 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (20.97%) PaaS
8 13 (20.97%) IaaS
8 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
9 12 (19.35%) Unix
9 12 (19.35%) Windows
10 11 (17.74%) Maximo
10 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
10 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (16.13%) Information Governance
11 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.13%) NHS
12 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.52%) SOAP
12 9 (14.52%) Data Integration
12 9 (14.52%) REST
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
13 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (12.90%) Amazon Redshift

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Maximo
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) SaaS
2 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (20.97%) IaaS
3 13 (20.97%) PaaS
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) 3G
3 4 (6.45%) 4G
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) LTE
4 3 (4.84%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) GIS
3 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Ant
1 3 (4.84%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 8 (12.90%) Advertising
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) REST
1 9 (14.52%) SOAP
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) Middleware
3 6 (9.68%) WCF
4 5 (8.06%) MSMQ
5 3 (4.84%) J2EE
5 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) NHS
2 9 (14.52%) Data Integration
3 8 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.61%) FMCG
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Unix
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) HPUX
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) SOA
2 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) TOGAF
5 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
6 10 (16.13%) Information Governance
6 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.90%) Data Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.90%) ERP
8 6 (9.68%) API Design
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) C#
3 4 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) CCIE
3 1 (1.61%) CCNA
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CWAP
3 1 (1.61%) CWDP
3 1 (1.61%) CWNA
3 1 (1.61%) CWNE
3 1 (1.61%) CWSP
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.23%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
3 15 (24.19%) IBM
4 8 (12.90%) VMware
5 7 (11.29%) Citrix
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco
7 5 (8.06%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.45%) Aruba
8 4 (6.45%) Meraki
9 3 (4.84%) ESRI
9 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
10 2 (3.23%) EMC
10 2 (3.23%) Lotus
10 2 (3.23%) Pega
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.61%) Juniper
11 1 (1.61%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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