The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Solution Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Solution Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 252 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.012% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£560 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £465 -
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Solution Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Business Solution Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Solution Architect across the South East region.

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Solution Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire - 5 £543 -
Surrey - - - -
Business Solution Architect
England

Business Solution Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Inmon Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (57.14%) HPCC
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Business Solution Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) HPCC
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft