The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Nottingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 33 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.83% 0.33% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.35% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £475 £450 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
307 289 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 93.88% 95.07% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 135 97
Average daily rate £350 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £28.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Solutions Architect
Nottinghamshire

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 17 April 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) BPMN
3 2 (22.22%) SAP CO
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
1 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (22.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Software AG