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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 55 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% 3.01% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 3.34% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
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£531 £563 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £453 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+26.59% -36.27%
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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
912 778 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.12% 90.05% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 395 426
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (16.28%) SOA
4 7 (16.28%) VoLTE
5 6 (13.95%) Middleware
5 6 (13.95%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.30%) SaaS
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (9.30%) 4G
7 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Adobe
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) 3G
8 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) VoLTE
2 4 (9.30%) 4G
3 3 (6.98%) 3G
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
4 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) Broadband
5 1 (2.33%) GPRS
5 1 (2.33%) GSM
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
1 1 (2.33%) JDeveloper
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) EJB
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) XHTML
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.98%) SCADA
2 3 (6.98%) Social Media
2 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) SOA
2 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.98%) ERP
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Content Management
5 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) Cash Management
5 2 (4.65%) E-business
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
1 2 (4.65%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.98%) Guidewire
4 3 (6.98%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.98%) hybris
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) FatWire
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Intel
5 2 (4.65%) RedPrairie
5 2 (4.65%) SevOne
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.33%) Epicor
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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