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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 32 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.30% 1.31% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 1.48% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 11
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£550 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £452 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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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
791 881 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.98% 89.08% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 437 316
Average daily rate £400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Retail
3 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) SAP
5 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
6 6 (10.91%) HTML
6 6 (10.91%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) Windows
7 5 (9.09%) ERP
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Content Management
8 4 (7.27%) VMware
8 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
8 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.27%) .NET
8 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (7.27%) Lync
8 4 (7.27%) REST
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
9 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.27%) Lync
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) JCAPS
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Liferay
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Documentum
4 1 (1.82%) FileNet
4 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) ProjectWise
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.64%) SAP HCM
1 2 (3.64%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) 3G
2 2 (3.64%) DMZ
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.82%) MVNO
3 1 (1.82%) 4G
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) OSPF
3 1 (1.82%) BGP
3 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (7.27%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) Akka
5 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.82%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Social Media
1 3 (5.45%) Life Science
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
1 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
2 5 (9.09%) ERP
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (7.27%) Content Management
3 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.27%) SOA
3 4 (7.27%) Analytics
4 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Web Analytics
5 2 (3.64%) eTOM
5 2 (3.64%) Business Development
5 2 (3.64%) Scrum
5 2 (3.64%) MVC
5 2 (3.64%) Workflow
5 2 (3.64%) TDD
5 2 (3.64%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.45%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C
5 1 (1.82%) Scala
5 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.82%) OpenView
2 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Open Text
5 3 (5.45%) RedDot
6 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) SunGard
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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