The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / South East
Rank 82 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 179 178 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.47% 2.15% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.28% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 102
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 56 £513 +2.50% 5
Berkshire +21 45 £525 +0.47% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 19 £500 -4.76% 3
West Sussex -1 15 £444 -19.31% 1
Surrey +12 11 - - 4
Oxfordshire -23 10 £600 +15.38% 4
East Sussex - 5 £500 - 1
Middlesex +1 3 £600 +10.59%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 68 (18.53%) TOGAF
2 55 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.99%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.44%) CRM
4 42 (11.44%) SOA
5 41 (11.17%) Finance
6 38 (10.35%) Security Cleared
7 36 (9.81%) SAP
8 35 (9.54%) Oracle
9 32 (8.72%) Java
10 30 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (8.17%) SC Cleared
11 28 (7.63%) Retail
12 27 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (7.08%) Web Services
14 24 (6.54%) Middleware
15 22 (5.99%) Analytics
16 21 (5.72%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.45%) Telecoms
17 20 (5.45%) PaaS
18 19 (5.18%) Migration
18 19 (5.18%) Zachman Framework
19 18 (4.90%) Billing
20 17 (4.63%) SaaS
20 17 (4.63%) VMware
20 17 (4.63%) UML
20 17 (4.63%) ITIL
20 17 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (4.36%) Service Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.09%) CMS
5 4 (1.09%) Documentum
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.82%) Moodle
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.54%) Maximo
3 6 (1.63%) SAP PS
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (1.09%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.82%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.82%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.54%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.54%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.27%) Primavera
8 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.45%) PaaS
3 17 (4.63%) SaaS
4 16 (4.36%) IaaS
5 10 (2.72%) Office 365
6 5 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.82%) Boomi
8 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) G Suite
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Veeva
9 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.54%) WAN
2 11 (3.00%) LAN
2 11 (3.00%) Network Security
3 9 (2.45%) Firewall
4 8 (2.18%) Internet
5 7 (1.91%) VoIP
6 6 (1.63%) LDAP
7 5 (1.36%) MPLS
7 5 (1.36%) SAN
8 4 (1.09%) 3G
8 4 (1.09%) Broadband
8 4 (1.09%) DNS
8 4 (1.09%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.09%) Wireless
9 3 (0.82%) MVNO
9 3 (0.82%) SSL
10 2 (0.54%) CTI
10 2 (0.54%) DOCSIS
10 2 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.00%) SAP BW
4 7 (1.91%) MySQL
5 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.36%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (1.09%) MS Access
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.54%) Big Data
9 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.54%) Power BI
9 2 (0.54%) Redis
9 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.72%) JIRA
2 9 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) LSMW
4 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (11.17%) Finance
2 28 (7.63%) Retail
3 20 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.90%) Billing
5 5 (1.36%) Publishing
6 3 (0.82%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Marketing
6 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.08%) Web Services
2 24 (6.54%) Middleware
3 14 (3.81%) .NET
4 12 (3.27%) HTML
5 11 (3.00%) Java EE
6 10 (2.72%) SOAP
7 9 (2.45%) CSS
7 9 (2.45%) REST
7 9 (2.45%) Spring
8 7 (1.91%) XML
9 6 (1.63%) J2EE
10 5 (1.36%) OAuth
11 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.09%) RAML
11 4 (1.09%) SAML
12 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.82%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (0.82%) Spring MVC
12 3 (0.82%) XSLT
13 2 (0.54%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.72%) IVR
5 6 (1.63%) Social Media
6 5 (1.36%) EPoS
6 5 (1.36%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.09%) Clustering
7 4 (1.09%) Handset
7 4 (1.09%) SCADA
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.54%) BBC
9 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.54%) LIMS
9 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.09%) Windows
2 9 (2.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.63%) Unix
5 5 (1.36%) Linux
5 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (18.53%) TOGAF
2 55 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.44%) CRM
4 42 (11.44%) SOA
5 30 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (5.99%) Analytics
7 21 (5.72%) E-Commerce
8 19 (5.18%) Migration
8 19 (5.18%) Zachman Framework
9 17 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (4.63%) ITIL
9 17 (4.63%) UML
10 16 (4.36%) Service Management
11 14 (3.81%) Scrum
12 13 (3.54%) High Availability
12 13 (3.54%) Microservices
12 13 (3.54%) Workflow
13 12 (3.27%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (3.27%) ETL
14 11 (3.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.72%) Java
2 12 (3.27%) SQL
3 11 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.63%) Python
5 5 (1.36%) C#
5 5 (1.36%) PHP
6 4 (1.09%) VBA
7 2 (0.54%) Scala
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.27%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.00%) Degree
5 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) CCDP
6 1 (0.27%) CCIE
6 1 (0.27%) CCIP
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCSD
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.91%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.18%) Docker
4 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.82%) XenServer
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (0.54%) SCCM
1 2 (0.54%) SCOM
1 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.27%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) logstash
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.81%) SAP
3 35 (9.54%) Oracle
4 17 (4.63%) VMware
5 14 (3.81%) Cisco
5 14 (3.81%) IBM
6 7 (1.91%) Huawei
6 7 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.63%) Cognos
7 6 (1.63%) Dell
8 5 (1.36%) ATG
8 5 (1.36%) Avaya
8 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.09%) Ariba
9 4 (1.09%) Citrix
10 3 (0.82%) HP
10 3 (0.82%) JDA
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.82%) Remedy
10 3 (0.82%) Splunk
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