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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 12 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.63% 0.80% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-40.37% +28.26%
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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 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
100 114 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 92.59% 91.20% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 59
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
Average hourly rate - £15.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014, 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%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (12.50%) MVNO
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (12.50%) FatWire

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) FatWire
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) SAP