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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 14 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.06% - 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - -
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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
115 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 87.12% 87.25% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 61
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +24.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Lync
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) iPad
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Amdocs
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) CMS
5 1 (8.33%) FatWire
5 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) EMC

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) B2B
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Amdocs
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (8.33%) FatWire