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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 64 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 3.90% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 4.10% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate £560 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £404 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £770 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £522 £485
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £33.25 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+87.96% -24.85%
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
921 830 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 95.18% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 441 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) CRM
2 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) hybris
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.51%) Social Media
4 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (13.51%) Middleware
4 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.51%) SOA
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Adobe
5 4 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (10.81%) FatWire
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.81%) Content Management
5 4 (10.81%) SCADA
5 4 (10.81%) SAP PI

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Force.com
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) MPLS
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) GPRS
3 1 (2.70%) GSM
3 1 (2.70%) MVNO
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) OLAP
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Social Media
3 4 (10.81%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.81%) SCADA
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) CRM
1 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.51%) SOA
4 4 (10.81%) Content Management
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.11%) Presales
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) eTOM
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
1 1 (2.70%) C++
1 1 (2.70%) COBOL
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) JCL
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) REXX
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool
1 1 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) hybris
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
1 6 (16.22%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 4 (10.81%) FatWire
3 4 (10.81%) Guidewire
3 4 (10.81%) MuleSoft
3 4 (10.81%) Pega
3 4 (10.81%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) ATG
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Epicor
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Infovista
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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