The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Solihull region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 27 51 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 21.77% 26.70% 14.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.31% 28.18% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
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
121 181 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 97.58% 94.76% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +161.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Solihull region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 45 (66.18%) SC Cleared
1 45 (66.18%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.06%) Presales
3 30 (44.12%) Cisco
4 29 (42.65%) LAN
4 29 (42.65%) WAN
4 29 (42.65%) Customer Engagement
5 25 (36.76%) BT
6 24 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 21 (30.88%) VoIP
8 20 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 15 (22.06%) Capita
9 15 (22.06%) IBM
9 15 (22.06%) ITIL
9 15 (22.06%) TOWER Software
10 13 (19.12%) VPN
11 12 (17.65%) Juniper
11 12 (17.65%) MPLS
12 11 (16.18%) Wireless
12 11 (16.18%) Brocade
13 10 (14.71%) Service Management
14 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
15 8 (11.76%) VLAN
15 8 (11.76%) SFIA
15 8 (11.76%) SevOne
15 8 (11.76%) ITSM
15 8 (11.76%) FCAPS
15 8 (11.76%) CA
15 8 (11.76%) EMC
15 8 (11.76%) WLAN

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) IaaS
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) LAN
1 29 (42.65%) WAN
2 21 (30.88%) VoIP
3 13 (19.12%) VPN
4 12 (17.65%) MPLS
5 11 (16.18%) Wireless
6 8 (11.76%) FCAPS
6 8 (11.76%) VLAN
6 8 (11.76%) WLAN
7 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
8 6 (8.82%) 802.11
8 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
9 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.88%) Firewall
11 3 (4.41%) DAB
11 3 (4.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
General
1 24 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) CMDB
3 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Presales
2 29 (42.65%) Customer Engagement
3 15 (22.06%) ITIL
4 10 (14.71%) Service Management
5 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
6 8 (11.76%) ITSM
6 8 (11.76%) SFIA
7 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.82%) Network Management
9 2 (2.94%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) Service Design
9 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.47%) Decision Table
10 1 (1.47%) Information Management
10 1 (1.47%) Information Security
10 1 (1.47%) Network Design
10 1 (1.47%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (66.18%) SC Cleared
1 45 (66.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) CISM
2 1 (1.47%) CISMP
2 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Cisco
2 25 (36.76%) BT
3 15 (22.06%) Capita
3 15 (22.06%) IBM
3 15 (22.06%) TOWER Software
4 12 (17.65%) Juniper
5 11 (16.18%) Brocade
6 8 (11.76%) CA
6 8 (11.76%) EMC
6 8 (11.76%) SevOne
7 7 (10.29%) ServiceNow
8 6 (8.82%) Aruba
9 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.35%) VMware
10 4 (5.88%) Mitel
11 3 (4.41%) F5
11 3 (4.41%) SAP
12 2 (2.94%) Citrix