The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 73 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £458 £538
% change year-on-year
+17.48% -14.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
810 998 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 91.98% 89.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 516 373
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Billing
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Broadband
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Billing
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared