The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 77 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 38 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.69% 0.20% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.21% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 13
Median daily rate £445 £625 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% +22.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £625 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1312 938 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.98% 95.52% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 565 541
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 37
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 38 £445 -28.80%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 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 North East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 27 (45.00%) LAN
2 27 (45.00%) WAN
3 26 (43.33%) Network Design
4 25 (41.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 25 (41.67%) Matrix Organization
5 24 (40.00%) Private Cloud
6 23 (38.33%) Office Automation
7 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.00%) Windows
9 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
12 12 (20.00%) JSON
13 11 (18.33%) REST
14 10 (16.67%) Java
15 9 (15.00%) Oracle
15 9 (15.00%) Linux
15 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
15 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
15 9 (15.00%) Degree
15 9 (15.00%) Open Source
16 8 (13.33%) HTML5
16 8 (13.33%) Scala
16 8 (13.33%) Django
16 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (13.33%) Puppet
16 8 (13.33%) CSS3

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (11.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Documentum
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) LAN
1 27 (45.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (13.33%) MySQL
3 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) GIS
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
1 7 (11.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) JSON
2 11 (18.33%) REST
3 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 8 (13.33%) CSS3
3 8 (13.33%) Django
3 8 (13.33%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) HTML5
4 7 (11.67%) Ajax
4 7 (11.67%) RESTful
4 7 (11.67%) SOAP
4 7 (11.67%) Spring
4 7 (11.67%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Network Design
2 25 (41.67%) Matrix Organization
2 25 (41.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 23 (38.33%) Office Automation
4 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.00%) Open Source
6 8 (13.33%) Prototyping
7 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Kanban
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.67%) OWASP
10 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.67%) SFIA
10 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) Ruby
2 8 (13.33%) Scala
3 7 (11.67%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) C
6 1 (1.67%) ABAP
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
1 7 (11.67%) LXC
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) KVM
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.67%) Informatica
3 1 (1.67%) Pega
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) Zuora