The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 221 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.45% 94.44% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 136 100
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.93 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
1 4 (40.00%) QA
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) MobileIron