The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 30 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.33% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 177 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 94.58% 92.19% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 98 60
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -61.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 6 £475 - 1
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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%) MVC
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Maximo
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maximo
1 2 (16.67%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat