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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 46 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.42% 2.25% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.37% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 19
Median daily rate £600 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £414 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £650 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
607 676 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.97% 95.21% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 352 415
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 27
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.93 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.80 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) CRM
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) EAI
8 3 (11.54%) Linux
8 3 (11.54%) UML
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) C#
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Middleware
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Clustering
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Web Application 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 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ADSL
1 2 (7.69%) DMZ
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) MPLS
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) WLAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Drools
3 2 (7.69%) EDI
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) EAI
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) B2B
6 2 (7.69%) BPMN
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) Pega
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO