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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 41 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 2.51% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.73% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Median daily rate £550 £483 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £458 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £554 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
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
606 732 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.73% 91.84% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 381 281
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 63 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £500 -2.43%
Watford - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.00%) SaaS
2 11 (25.00%) PaaS
2 11 (25.00%) IaaS
3 10 (22.73%) Information Governance
3 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (22.73%) NHS
4 9 (20.45%) IBM
4 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.91%) Unix
6 7 (15.91%) SOA
7 6 (13.64%) SQL
7 6 (13.64%) Cisco
7 6 (13.64%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) Citrix
7 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.64%) VMware
7 6 (13.64%) Maximo
7 6 (13.64%) Presales
8 5 (11.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Advertising

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 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Maximo
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) IaaS
1 11 (25.00%) PaaS
1 11 (25.00%) SaaS
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.82%) Office 365
5 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.09%) 3G
2 4 (9.09%) 4G
2 4 (9.09%) LTE
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) NHS
2 5 (11.36%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) FMCG
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) RIA
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (22.73%) Information Governance
3 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 7 (15.91%) SOA
5 6 (13.64%) Presales
6 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
6 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) B2B
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CCIE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CWAP
3 1 (2.27%) CWDP
3 1 (2.27%) CWNA
3 1 (2.27%) CWNE
3 1 (2.27%) CWSP
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MBA
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Aruba
4 4 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) Lotus
5 2 (4.55%) Pega
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) ESRI
6 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec