The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 34 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 42 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.38% 1.67% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 1.87% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Average daily rate
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£538 £441 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £379 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £538 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 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
872 910 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.83% 89.30% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 460 342
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 46
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.55 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 6 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) TOGAF
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle
4 10 (13.16%) SAP
5 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
6 8 (10.53%) HTML
7 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.89%) REST
8 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (7.89%) SaaS
8 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.89%) Retail
8 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.89%) Degree
9 5 (6.58%) JSON
9 5 (6.58%) Web Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Content Management
9 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
9 5 (6.58%) Middleware
9 5 (6.58%) Java
9 5 (6.58%) HTML5
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) VoLTE
9 5 (6.58%) Social Media
10 4 (5.26%) Lync

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (5.26%) Lync
2 3 (3.95%) JCAPS
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.32%) Liferay
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.32%) Documentum
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP HCM
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.63%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) VoLTE
2 4 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) 3G
3 3 (3.95%) Broadband
4 2 (2.63%) 4G
5 1 (1.32%) OSPF
5 1 (1.32%) BGP
5 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.32%) Toad
2 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Hudson
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (1.32%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.26%) Billing
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.89%) REST
3 5 (6.58%) HTML5
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
3 5 (6.58%) Middleware
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) jQuery
5 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.32%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.32%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) EJB
6 1 (1.32%) CSS
6 1 (1.32%) XHTML
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Social Media
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Life Science
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) TOGAF
2 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (10.53%) Migration
4 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.58%) Web Analytics
6 5 (6.58%) Content Management
6 5 (6.58%) Analytics
7 4 (5.26%) ERP
7 4 (5.26%) SOA
8 3 (3.95%) E-business
8 3 (3.95%) UML
8 3 (3.95%) CRM
8 3 (3.95%) EAI
8 3 (3.95%) Cash Management
9 2 (2.63%) High Availability
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) Java
2 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) C++
4 1 (1.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.63%) XenServer
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) SAP
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) OpenText
4 4 (5.26%) RedDot
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.63%) Dell
6 2 (2.63%) SunGard
6 2 (2.63%) NetApp
6 2 (2.63%) Veeam
6 2 (2.63%) RedPrairie
6 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.63%) Symantec
6 2 (2.63%) Varonis
6 2 (2.63%) Zerto
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