The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 25 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 25 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.53% 2.81% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 2.86% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £500 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
Solutions Architect
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
431 350 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.35% 98.31% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 159 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 31 (54.39%) TOGAF
2 29 (50.88%) Retail
3 21 (36.84%) ArchiMate
4 20 (35.09%) Java
5 16 (28.07%) Oracle
6 15 (26.32%) Change Management
6 15 (26.32%) Coaching
7 14 (24.56%) Web Services
8 13 (22.81%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (19.30%) SOA
9 11 (19.30%) ETL
9 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
11 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
11 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) SAP
11 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 9 (15.79%) SQL
11 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
11 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.04%) CRM
12 8 (14.04%) Migration
13 7 (12.28%) .NET
13 7 (12.28%) Big Data

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.75%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (3.51%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Force.com
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Converged Networks
1 3 (5.26%) Network Security
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Big Data
3 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.77%) DB2
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) MySQL
6 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (50.88%) Retail
2 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) Ajax
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) DHTML
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) REST
3 5 (8.77%) SOAP
3 5 (8.77%) Visualforce
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.77%) VCE vBlock
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) AIX
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) TOGAF
2 21 (36.84%) ArchiMate
3 15 (26.32%) Change Management
3 15 (26.32%) Coaching
4 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (19.30%) ETL
4 11 (19.30%) SOA
4 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) CRM
6 8 (14.04%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Analytics
7 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.53%) Data Security
7 6 (10.53%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) Release Management
7 6 (10.53%) UML
7 6 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Java
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Apex Code
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) CCNA
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) COBIT
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) SAP
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Informatica
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Cognos
8 1 (1.75%) Genesys
8 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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