The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.15% 6.19% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 6.57% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Median daily rate £663 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £620 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
319 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.85% 94.16% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 227 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £145 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPv4
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware