The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Liverpool region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 22 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.55% 1.78% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.92% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £500 £525 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 261 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.39% 92.88% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 141 123
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 12
Median hourly rate £18.42 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.81% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Liverpool region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Liverpool region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware