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 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 38 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.12% 3.10% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 3.37% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £420
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
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
408 267 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.00% 92.07% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 92 165
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £17.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) EAI
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Software AG
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle