The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 1 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 25 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.84% 10.96% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.83% 13.56% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £550 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
120 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 95.24% 80.82% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 37
Average daily rate £375 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Solihull region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 26 (35.62%) Cisco
2 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.92%) WAN
4 14 (19.18%) LAN
5 12 (16.44%) Juniper
5 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.07%) MPLS
7 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.70%) Brocade
8 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (10.96%) VMware
9 8 (10.96%) Visualisation
10 7 (9.59%) VoIP
10 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
11 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (6.85%) Network Design
12 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (6.85%) EMC
12 5 (6.85%) Project Management
12 5 (6.85%) Lync
13 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
13 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (5.48%) Network Management
13 4 (5.48%) Skype
13 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
13 4 (5.48%) Presales
13 4 (5.48%) SDH

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) WAN
2 14 (19.18%) LAN
3 11 (15.07%) MPLS
4 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
4 7 (9.59%) VoIP
5 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.48%) SDH
6 4 (5.48%) Skype
6 4 (5.48%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.11%) 4G
7 3 (4.11%) ATM
7 3 (4.11%) DWDM
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless
8 2 (2.74%) Multicast
8 2 (2.74%) SAN
8 2 (2.74%) SONET
8 2 (2.74%) VPN
9 1 (1.37%) DNS
9 1 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.37%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) BBC
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
1 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
1 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
2 1 (1.37%) HPUX
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.22%) Migration
1 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
2 5 (6.85%) Network Design
2 5 (6.85%) Project Management
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (5.48%) Network Management
3 4 (5.48%) Presales
3 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Architecture
4 3 (4.11%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (4.11%) Data Governance
4 3 (4.11%) Data Management
4 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.11%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (4.11%) Master Data Management
4 3 (4.11%) Records Management
4 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.11%) Service Management
4 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) Ruby
2 1 (1.37%) SOQL
2 1 (1.37%) SOSL
2 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CCNA
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
1 2 (2.74%) SCOM
2 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.37%) OpenView
2 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Cisco
2 12 (16.44%) Juniper
3 10 (13.70%) Brocade
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) EMC
6 4 (5.48%) Mitel
7 3 (4.11%) Aruba
7 3 (4.11%) CA
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) Splunk
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.37%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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