The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Solihull region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 26 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.79% 9.57% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 10.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions 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
124 180 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 97.64% 95.74% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 31
Median daily rate £375 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) SFIA
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) SFIA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel