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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 44 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.21% 3.10% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 3.37% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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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
770 742 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.45% 92.06% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 398 238
Average daily rate £365 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 40
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.01 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 17 (32.08%) Middleware
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) EAI
3 14 (26.42%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) Firewall
4 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.64%) Migration
5 12 (22.64%) Retail
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) UML
6 10 (18.87%) SOA
7 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (15.09%) Legal
8 8 (15.09%) Workflow
8 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
9 7 (13.21%) EJB
9 7 (13.21%) LAN
9 7 (13.21%) Intranet
9 7 (13.21%) Internet
9 7 (13.21%) Extranet
10 6 (11.32%) Documentum
10 6 (11.32%) WLAN
10 6 (11.32%) WAN
10 6 (11.32%) Windows
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) RUP
10 6 (11.32%) DSDM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (15.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (11.32%) Documentum
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) LAN
2 7 (13.21%) Intranet
2 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 7 (13.21%) Extranet
3 6 (11.32%) MPLS
3 6 (11.32%) WLAN
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 5 (9.43%) VoIP
4 5 (9.43%) ADSL
4 5 (9.43%) DMZ
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.77%) X.500
6 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Retail
3 8 (15.09%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Middleware
2 14 (26.42%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) EJB
4 5 (9.43%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) SAML
6 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) PMI
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) EAI
2 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
3 12 (22.64%) Migration
4 10 (18.87%) SOA
4 10 (18.87%) UML
5 8 (15.09%) Workflow
6 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.32%) Data Management
7 6 (11.32%) RUP
7 6 (11.32%) DSDM
7 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Process Management
8 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.55%) Service Management
9 4 (7.55%) Logistics
9 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCIP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCDP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Brocade
5 2 (3.77%) Altiris
5 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) F5
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