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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 97 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.26% 2.74% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.88% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 4
Median daily rate £443 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £640 £555
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 £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
1251 1042 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.46% 95.25% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 662 402
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 49
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -30 17 £443 -11.50% 2
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (57.69%) LAN
1 30 (57.69%) WAN
1 30 (57.69%) Matrix Organization
2 29 (55.77%) Relational Database
2 29 (55.77%) Network Design
3 28 (53.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 26 (50.00%) Office Automation
5 25 (48.08%) Private Cloud
5 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
6 21 (40.38%) SC Cleared
7 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Java
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.62%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Open Source
10 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
11 4 (7.69%) REST
11 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
11 4 (7.69%) Windows
11 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.69%) JSON
12 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
12 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.77%) Linux
12 3 (5.77%) .NET
12 3 (5.77%) C#

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 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) LAN
1 30 (57.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) JSON
1 4 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
2 3 (5.77%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
3 2 (3.85%) Django
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Matrix Organization
2 29 (55.77%) Network Design
3 28 (53.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 26 (50.00%) Office Automation
5 14 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.85%) DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) DSDM
10 2 (3.85%) Kanban
10 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) C
3 2 (3.85%) Ruby
3 2 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (40.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (26.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) KVM
1 1 (1.92%) LXC
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
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