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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 51 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 2.30% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.41% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Median daily rate £523 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £531
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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
555 871 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.98% 95.19% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 478
Median daily rate £421 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 13 (43.33%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) Middleware
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) SOAP
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) SOA
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) EAI
7 6 (20.00%) UML
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) DataPower
9 4 (13.33%) Service Design
9 4 (13.33%) Primavera
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) J2EE
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
10 3 (10.00%) MCSE

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 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Primavera
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ADSL
1 2 (6.67%) DMZ
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) MPLS
1 2 (6.67%) NAS
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
2 8 (26.67%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) EDI
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) DataPower
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) EAI
1 7 (23.33%) SOA
2 6 (20.00%) UML
3 5 (16.67%) ETL
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Service Design
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) B2B
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.67%) Altiris
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) SAP