The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 41 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.31% 2.48% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 5
Median daily rate £466 £480 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £399 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.30%
Solutions Architect
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
624 935 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.98% 96.69% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 517 473
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SOA
2 10 (32.26%) Middleware
3 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) EAI
5 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) UML
7 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) SAP
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) J2EE
8 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (12.90%) Primavera
8 4 (12.90%) Service Design
8 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
8 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
9 3 (9.68%) DataPower
9 3 (9.68%) XenApp
9 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Primavera
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) ADSL
1 1 (3.23%) DMZ
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Middleware
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) SOAP
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.68%) DataPower
4 2 (6.45%) IVR
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) SOA
2 7 (22.58%) EAI
2 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
3 6 (19.35%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Service Design
4 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Logistics
7 1 (3.23%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Avaya
5 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) Altiris
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago