The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 20 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.37% 0.47% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.57% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £538 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
Solutions Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury 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
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
120 174 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 82.19% 81.69% 85.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 87 94
Average daily rate £381 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Newbury region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
1 3 (37.50%) Frameworx
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Jetty
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Frameworx
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau