The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Slough region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 16 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.26% 2.02% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.16% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £478 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% -4.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 232 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 97.74% 93.93% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 146 160
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Slough region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Slough region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) SAP