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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 50 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 2.33% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.48% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 9
Median daily rate £625 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £613 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +35.30%
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
681 766 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.73% 94.10% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 390 407
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 73 55
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £500 -9.09%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) SaaS
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) IBM
4 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) PaaS
4 10 (26.32%) IaaS
5 9 (23.68%) Information Governance
5 9 (23.68%) NHS
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (21.05%) Presales
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (18.42%) SCCM
7 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
7 7 (18.42%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Linux
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Maximo
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
9 5 (13.16%) Unix
10 4 (10.53%) ETL
10 4 (10.53%) ERP
10 4 (10.53%) Citrix
10 4 (10.53%) Middleware

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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Maximo
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) SaaS
2 10 (26.32%) IaaS
2 10 (26.32%) PaaS
3 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (7.89%) Office 365
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) 3G
2 1 (2.63%) 4G
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) LTE
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) SAML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) RIA
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.68%) Information Governance
3 8 (21.05%) Presales
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) B2B
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MBA
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) Lotus
6 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Aruba
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) ESRI
7 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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