The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 68 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.07% 1.18% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.25% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £496
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £438 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £538 £597
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) IVR
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Casewise
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