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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 47 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.00% 2.08% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.24% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Average daily rate
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£476 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £448 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £486 £469
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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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
849 669 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.23% 92.79% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 338 228
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
5 8 (19.51%) UNIX
6 7 (17.07%) UML
6 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
6 7 (17.07%) EAI
6 7 (17.07%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) Retail
7 6 (14.63%) Legal
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Service Management
7 6 (14.63%) Middleware
7 6 (14.63%) MPLS
7 6 (14.63%) WLAN
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (12.20%) ADSL
8 5 (12.20%) EJB
8 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.20%) VoIP
8 5 (12.20%) DMZ
8 5 (12.20%) Intranet
8 5 (12.20%) Internet
8 5 (12.20%) Extranet
8 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Asset Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) Documentum
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.20%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WLAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) MPLS
4 5 (12.20%) DMZ
4 5 (12.20%) Intranet
4 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 5 (12.20%) Extranet
4 5 (12.20%) VoIP
4 5 (12.20%) ADSL
5 2 (4.88%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) HSRP
6 1 (2.44%) Multicast
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) Middleware
3 5 (12.20%) EJB
4 3 (7.32%) Worklight
4 3 (7.32%) Dojo
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.07%) UML
2 7 (17.07%) EAI
3 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.76%) ERP
5 4 (9.76%) RUP
5 4 (9.76%) DSDM
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Process Management
7 2 (4.88%) BPR
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) E-business
7 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) CCIE
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) CCIP
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) CCDP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) JDA
4 2 (4.88%) Primavera
4 2 (4.88%) Altiris
5 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago