The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 35 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.41% - 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£525 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 184 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.29% 96.34% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 95 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Kimball Methodology
1 7 (87.50%) Inmon Methodology
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Kimball Methodology
1 7 (87.50%) Inmon Methodology
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
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