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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 53 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.20% 1.43% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.58% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £490 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £450 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £700 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
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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
834 824 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.64% 90.95% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 497 323
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 23 (42.59%) SOA
2 19 (35.19%) Middleware
3 16 (29.63%) UML
4 11 (20.37%) Oracle
4 11 (20.37%) Retail
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 10 (18.52%) SOAP
6 9 (16.67%) Web Services
6 9 (16.67%) EAI
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (16.67%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.96%) Java
8 7 (12.96%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (11.11%) REST
9 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.26%) Data Management
10 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
10 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (7.41%) GIS
11 4 (7.41%) ArcGIS
11 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.41%) X.500
11 4 (7.41%) SAML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.41%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.56%) Documentum
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LDAP
1 4 (7.41%) X.500
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Extranet
3 1 (1.85%) DWDM
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (20.37%) Retail
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) SOAP
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 6 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (7.41%) SAML
6 2 (3.70%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) J2EE
6 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) jBPM
7 1 (1.85%) Java EE
7 1 (1.85%) EJB
7 1 (1.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.41%) GIS
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) SOA
2 16 (29.63%) UML
3 9 (16.67%) EAI
3 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Data Management
7 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.56%) Logistics
9 3 (5.56%) Workflow
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Service Management
10 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) APMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
2 4 (7.41%) Brocade
3 2 (3.70%) JDA
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
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