The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 10 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 5.77% - 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston 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
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 98.08% 96.88% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 25
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

Solutions Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) SRDF
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) EMC