The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 48 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.91% 1.78% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.87% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
427 321 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 97.27% 95.25% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 129 158
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Nottingham -11 4 - -
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) NFC
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (15.38%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) SUSE
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) B2B
3 1 (7.69%) B2C
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Software AG
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Syclo
2 1 (7.69%) Kony
2 1 (7.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies