The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 55 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.04% 0.43% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 0.46% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£495 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - -
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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 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
815 652 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.40% 92.48% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 301 296
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.20 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX
4 6 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Retail
6 4 (13.33%) Primavera
7 3 (10.00%) Legal
7 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) UML
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (10.00%) Windows
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Worklight
7 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Dojo

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) ADSL
2 1 (3.33%) GSM
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) Dojo
1 3 (10.00%) Worklight
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Service Management
2 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Use Case
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) BPR
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) E-business
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Primavera
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) JDA
5 1 (3.33%) Altiris
5 1 (3.33%) Computacenter