The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 46 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.28% - 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £488 £463
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +5.40%
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
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
610 433 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 92.71% 96.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 211 201
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 11 £600 - 3
Kidlington - 1 £575 -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 21 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 20 (60.61%) Portfolio Management
3 17 (51.52%) Big Data
3 17 (51.52%) Hadoop
3 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
4 16 (48.48%) Zachman Framework
5 15 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (45.45%) Inmon Methodology
5 15 (45.45%) HPCC
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Publishing
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Siebel
8 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (6.06%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (6.06%) Java
9 2 (6.06%) CRM
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.03%) DTV
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) E-business

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Force.com
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Big Data
1 17 (51.52%) Hadoop
2 15 (45.45%) HPCC
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Mason
1 1 (3.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) TOGAF
2 20 (60.61%) Portfolio Management
3 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
4 16 (48.48%) Zachman Framework
5 15 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (45.45%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) E-business
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Data Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Siebel
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £640 - £660 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago