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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 50 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 2.51% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.64% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 5
Median daily rate £494 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
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
572 986 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.96% 95.27% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 546 435
Median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £30.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 (40.74%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 8 (29.63%) Middleware
3 7 (25.93%) EAI
3 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) Primavera
6 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office
7 3 (11.11%) JBoss
7 3 (11.11%) MCSE
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

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 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Primavera
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ADSL
1 2 (7.41%) DMZ
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) WLAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) EDI
6 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) DataPower
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) IVR
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) EAI
1 7 (25.93%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) UML
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Service Design
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) B2B
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Altiris
3 2 (7.41%) Avaya
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP