The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 11 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.67% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £472
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-29.15% +28.26%
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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
52 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 86.67% 83.33% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 12
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared