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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 19 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 6.71% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 7.17% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 11
Median daily rate £550 £588 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
558 544 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 93.63% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 278 348
Median daily rate £450 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 37
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £7.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £575 -
Watford +1 3 £550 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 (44.44%) SOA
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
4 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) Internet
6 9 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 8 (22.22%) Forcepoint
7 8 (22.22%) SCCM
7 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (19.44%) J2EE
8 7 (19.44%) MySQL
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
10 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (11.11%) IBM
11 4 (11.11%) Middleware
11 4 (11.11%) JMS

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) OLTP
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Ant
1 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) J2EE
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) JMS
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 4 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.33%) SAML
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SOA
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
4 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (19.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
10 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
11 3 (8.33%) Open Source
11 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) OpenView
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Forcepoint
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) BMC
5 3 (8.33%) hybris
5 3 (8.33%) Sun
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Talend