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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.45% 7.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 8.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £416 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
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
51 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 87.93% 79.80% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 16 September 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) HSRP
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) RIP
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) RIP
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
1 2 (20.00%) OSPF
1 2 (20.00%) BGP
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix