The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 33 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.01% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.50% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £515 £525 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £670 £501
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 333 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.31% 93.28% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 161 152
Median daily rate £370 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Median hourly rate £20.55 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Liverpool +7 4 £500 -4.76% 2
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 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 Merseyside region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (11.11%) HBase
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) HDFS
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
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