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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / South East
Rank 88 104 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 182 170 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.40% 1.93% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.05% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 91 131
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
7116 8310 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.57% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 5083 4898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 389 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Berkshire +20 62 £500 -4.76% 8
Hampshire +20 58 £525 +2.43% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £500 +5.82% 3
Oxfordshire -14 12 £575 +10.04%
Surrey -7 8 £525 -15.15% 6
West Sussex -13 5 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £488 -
Middlesex +4 2 - - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 62 (17.32%) TOGAF
2 55 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.53%) CRM
4 48 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 36 (10.06%) Finance
6 36 (10.06%) SOA
7 32 (8.94%) SAP
7 32 (8.94%) SC Cleared
8 31 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (8.38%) Retail
10 29 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (7.54%) Analytics
13 25 (6.98%) Service Management
13 25 (6.98%) Oracle
14 24 (6.70%) ITIL
15 23 (6.42%) Web Services
15 23 (6.42%) Java
15 23 (6.42%) Billing
16 20 (5.59%) PaaS
16 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
16 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.31%) Migration
18 18 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
18 18 (5.03%) Middleware
19 17 (4.75%) .NET
19 17 (4.75%) IaaS
19 17 (4.75%) SaaS
20 16 (4.47%) ITIL V3

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 11 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.23%) CMS
4 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.84%) Moodle
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) Documentum
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) FileNet
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.63%) Maximo
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.84%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Primavera
6 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.59%) PaaS
4 17 (4.75%) IaaS
4 17 (4.75%) SaaS
5 7 (1.96%) Office 365
6 5 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.84%) Boomi
7 3 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Force.com
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) WAN
2 9 (2.51%) Internet
3 8 (2.23%) LAN
4 7 (1.96%) MVNO
4 7 (1.96%) Network Security
5 6 (1.68%) Firewall
6 5 (1.40%) 3G
7 4 (1.12%) BGP
7 4 (1.12%) Broadband
7 4 (1.12%) LDAP
7 4 (1.12%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.12%) SAN
7 4 (1.12%) Skype
7 4 (1.12%) VoIP
7 4 (1.12%) Wireless
8 3 (0.84%) 4G
8 3 (0.84%) MPLS
8 3 (0.84%) SSL
8 3 (0.84%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.96%) MySQL
3 6 (1.68%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.12%) MS Access
5 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.84%) Big Data
6 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.56%) Power BI
7 2 (0.56%) Redis
7 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.28%) Adabas
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.28%) GIS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.96%) JIRA
2 6 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.28%) LSMW
4 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (10.06%) Finance
2 30 (8.38%) Retail
3 23 (6.42%) Billing
4 20 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.23%) Publishing
6 4 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.42%) Web Services
2 18 (5.03%) Middleware
3 17 (4.75%) .NET
4 12 (3.35%) HTML
5 8 (2.23%) Java EE
6 7 (1.96%) SOAP
6 7 (1.96%) XML
7 5 (1.40%) CSS
7 5 (1.40%) OAuth
7 5 (1.40%) REST
8 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.12%) J2EE
8 4 (1.12%) SAML
9 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.84%) Spring
9 3 (0.84%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.84%) XSLT
10 2 (0.56%) Drools
10 2 (0.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (3.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.23%) IVR
3 5 (1.40%) EPoS
3 5 (1.40%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.12%) Handset
4 4 (1.12%) SCADA
5 3 (0.84%) BBC
5 3 (0.84%) Clustering
5 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.84%) New Media
5 3 (0.84%) PKI
5 3 (0.84%) Social Media
5 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.56%) LIMS
6 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.63%) Windows
2 7 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.40%) Unix
5 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.84%) Linux
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.32%) TOGAF
2 52 (14.53%) CRM
3 48 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.06%) SOA
5 28 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (7.54%) Analytics
7 25 (6.98%) Service Management
8 24 (6.70%) ITIL
9 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
10 19 (5.31%) Migration
11 16 (4.47%) ITIL V3
11 16 (4.47%) Zachman Framework
12 14 (3.91%) Scrum
13 13 (3.63%) UML
14 11 (3.07%) DevOps
14 11 (3.07%) Presales
14 11 (3.07%) Use Case
15 10 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (2.79%) High Availability
15 10 (2.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.42%) Java
2 6 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.40%) C#
3 5 (1.40%) PHP
3 5 (1.40%) Python
3 5 (1.40%) SQL
4 4 (1.12%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.28%) C
5 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) Scala
5 1 (0.28%) SOQL
5 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.63%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.96%) Degree
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CCDP
6 1 (0.28%) CCIE
6 1 (0.28%) CCIP
6 1 (0.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.40%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.96%) Docker
4 3 (0.84%) XenServer
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.28%) Netcool
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.94%) SAP
3 25 (6.98%) Oracle
4 14 (3.91%) Cisco
5 13 (3.63%) VMware
6 7 (1.96%) Huawei
7 6 (1.68%) Dell
7 6 (1.68%) ESRI
7 6 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.40%) ATG
8 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.40%) IBM
9 4 (1.12%) Citrix
9 4 (1.12%) Remedy
10 3 (0.84%) Avaya
10 3 (0.84%) Cognos
10 3 (0.84%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (0.84%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.84%) hybris
10 3 (0.84%) Pega
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