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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 40 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.26% 0.75% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.79% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 - £57.50
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
353 508 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 92.65% 95.67% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 216 113
Average daily rate £325 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £162.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) XSD
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) JMS
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (50.00%) WSDL
3 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (50.00%) Intel
3 6 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) DMZ
7 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (16.67%) NHS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (8.33%) Liferay
5 1 (8.33%) Papyrus
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
1 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) DMZ
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) XSD
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (50.00%) WSDL
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Intel
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) Software AG
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) HP