The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 43 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.40% 1.87% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.98% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Median daily rate £575 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £650 £544
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 £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
Berkshire

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
633 959 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.41% 94.39% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 611 421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 56
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £34.61 £24.50
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 Reading

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Middleware
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 5 (16.13%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) WAN
4 5 (16.13%) Retail
4 5 (16.13%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (12.90%) MODAF
5 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (9.68%) eTOM
6 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) Service Design

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) VoIP
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) 3G
4 3 (9.68%) 4G
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) WLAN
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) PBX
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LSMW
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) IVR
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
2 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) MODAF
3 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (12.90%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) eTOM
4 3 (9.68%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Design
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Ariba
5 1 (3.23%) Aruba
5 1 (3.23%) ATG
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) OpenText
5 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
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