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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.98% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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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
342 222 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.68% 95.69% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 125 133
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £388 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +52.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.88 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Portfolio Management
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (26.09%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (21.74%) Inmon Methodology
7 5 (21.74%) HPCC
7 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (21.74%) Siebel
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (13.04%) Publishing
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 1 (4.35%) HP
11 1 (4.35%) Dell
11 1 (4.35%) EMC
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (4.35%) SAN
11 1 (4.35%) Cisco

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) HPCC
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) DTV
1 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
3 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (21.74%) Inmon Methodology
4 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) E-business
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Siebel
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) SAP