The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 73 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.88% 4.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 4.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 1
Median daily rate £451 £516 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +29.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 667 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.18% 97.23% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 490 346
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -31 3 £465 -10.57%
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 10 (35.71%) Publishing
3 7 (25.00%) CMS
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (14.29%) OWASP
6 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Firewall
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) JBoss
8 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) JUnit
8 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.14%) W3C

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 10 (35.71%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
3 2 (7.14%) Java EE
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) OAuth
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) SAML
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) BBC
2 1 (3.57%) BYOD
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 4 (14.29%) OWASP
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (7.14%) Microservices
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
1 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Pega
1 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) NetApp
2 1 (3.57%) VMware