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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 3 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.84% 1.30% 9.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.49% 1.37% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £225 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -17.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
151 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 93.79% 94.81% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 35
Median daily rate £363 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
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 27 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (55.77%) SC Cleared
3 28 (53.85%) Cisco
4 17 (32.69%) VoIP
5 15 (28.85%) WAN
6 13 (25.00%) LAN
6 13 (25.00%) Wireless
6 13 (25.00%) Presales
7 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
7 12 (23.08%) Juniper
8 11 (21.15%) Brocade
8 11 (21.15%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (19.23%) DAB
10 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 8 (15.38%) SFIA
12 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
12 7 (13.46%) MPLS
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
12 7 (13.46%) VPN
13 6 (11.54%) .NET
13 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.54%) BT
13 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
14 5 (9.62%) Aruba
14 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
14 5 (9.62%) Migration
14 5 (9.62%) Service Management
14 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi

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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) VoIP
2 15 (28.85%) WAN
3 13 (25.00%) LAN
3 13 (25.00%) Wireless
4 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
5 10 (19.23%) DAB
6 7 (13.46%) MPLS
6 7 (13.46%) VPN
7 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.69%) 802.11
8 4 (7.69%) Skype
8 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.77%) FCAPS
9 3 (5.77%) VLAN
9 3 (5.77%) WLAN
10 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.92%) 4G
11 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (1.92%) VPLS
General
1 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) CMDB
2 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Presales
2 11 (21.15%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (15.38%) SFIA
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Network Design
7 3 (5.77%) ITSM
7 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Service Design
8 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Security Cleared
2 29 (55.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) MBA
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Juniper
3 11 (21.15%) Brocade
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) BT
6 5 (9.62%) Aruba
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.77%) CA
8 3 (5.77%) EMC
8 3 (5.77%) F5
8 3 (5.77%) Mitel
8 3 (5.77%) SevOne
9 2 (3.85%) Capita
9 2 (3.85%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) SAP
9 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.85%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu