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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 48 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.87% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 3.14% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £495 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 - £57.50
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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
747 988 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 91.40% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 492 370
Average daily rate £385 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (33.33%) Degree
3 12 (25.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) 3G
5 10 (20.83%) SOA
6 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
7 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (14.58%) Business Development
9 6 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) Billing
9 6 (12.50%) Retail
9 6 (12.50%) Internet
9 6 (12.50%) ERP
10 5 (10.42%) Network Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.42%) SAP
10 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Marketing
11 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) .NET
11 4 (8.33%) Broadband
11 4 (8.33%) B2B
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.33%) LTE
11 4 (8.33%) Analytics

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) Drupal
2 1 (2.08%) Liferay
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Force.com
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) 3G
2 6 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) LTE
3 4 (8.33%) Broadband
4 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.17%) MVNO
5 1 (2.08%) 4G
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) IDOL
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (12.50%) Billing
4 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Struts
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) SOA
3 9 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) Business Development
6 6 (12.50%) ERP
6 6 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.42%) Network Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) B2B
9 3 (6.25%) B2C
9 3 (6.25%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Data Management
9 3 (6.25%) eTOM
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView
1 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.08%) Primavera
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Meridio
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Huawei
5 1 (2.08%) Unica
5 1 (2.08%) F5
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Juniper
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
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