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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank - 15 17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.20% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.25% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
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
157 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 94.58% 96.39% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 45
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.87 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.76% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (40.00%) Brocade
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) SFIA
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) VPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) VPLS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Brocade
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu