The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 20 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.38% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.27% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £469 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £475 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
163 157 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 97.02% 97.52% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Median hourly rate £45.50 £16.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.75% -61.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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

1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) VMware