The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 31 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.19% 0.28% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.30% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 331 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.42% 92.98% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 194 124
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £24.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Sheffield +2 6 £475 +11.76% 1
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (10.00%) COBIT
4 1 (10.00%) Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) HL7
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) iSeries
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) EDI
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (10.00%) EDI
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Informatics
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Logistics
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) e-GIF
2 1 (10.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
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