The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 60 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 1.50% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.61% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - -
Solutions Architect
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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 Wales 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 Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
537 436 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.38% 93.36% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 274 215
Average daily rate £339 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Newport -15 1 - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (64.29%) Document Management
1 9 (64.29%) GAP Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Workflow
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) PaaS
2 7 (50.00%) BPMN
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) SMS
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) IaaS
6 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) GAP Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Workflow
1 9 (64.29%) Document Management
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (50.00%) BPMN
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
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