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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.15% 16.38% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 16.96% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £550 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
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 £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

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
113 112 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 73.86% 96.55% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 23
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017, 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 25 (58.14%) Presales
2 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) Telecoms
3 19 (44.19%) BT
4 17 (39.53%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (37.21%) LAN
5 16 (37.21%) WAN
6 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
7 12 (27.91%) IBM
7 12 (27.91%) TOWER Software
7 12 (27.91%) Capita
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (11.63%) VMware
10 5 (11.63%) VoIP
10 5 (11.63%) VPN
10 5 (11.63%) Juniper
10 5 (11.63%) Firewall
10 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
10 5 (11.63%) IaaS
11 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
11 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (9.30%) MPLS
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.98%) CMDB
12 3 (6.98%) Brocade
12 3 (6.98%) VLAN
12 3 (6.98%) FCAPS

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 (11.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) IaaS
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) LAN
1 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) VoIP
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) MPLS
4 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.98%) FCAPS
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) WLAN
5 2 (4.65%) 802.11
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 22 (51.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Presales
2 17 (39.53%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.98%) ITSM
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.33%) SFIA
6 1 (2.33%) Source to Pay
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) BT
2 12 (27.91%) Capita
2 12 (27.91%) IBM
2 12 (27.91%) TOWER Software
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.98%) Brocade
6 3 (6.98%) CA
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) SevOne
7 2 (4.65%) Aruba
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire