The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 39 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.11% 1.62% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.72% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +35.30%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
524 464 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.80% 93.93% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 290 189
Median daily rate £388 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.05 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sheffield +2 17 £525 - 3
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 17 (37.78%) Oracle
4 16 (35.56%) TOGAF
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) SOA
6 13 (28.89%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) Intel
6 13 (28.89%) Solaris
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (26.67%) Middleware
8 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) Content Management
9 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.00%) AIX
9 9 (20.00%) DB2
9 9 (20.00%) SUSE
9 9 (20.00%) zOS
10 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (17.78%) CICS
10 8 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (17.78%) Replication
10 8 (17.78%) Feasibility Study
11 7 (15.56%) Cisco
12 6 (13.33%) Multicast
12 6 (13.33%) PaaS
12 6 (13.33%) LAN

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (17.78%) CICS
1 8 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LAN
1 6 (13.33%) Multicast
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) FCoE
2 5 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 5 (11.11%) NAS
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.89%) HBase
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Middleware
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) Rendezvous
3 4 (8.89%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) XSLT
4 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Solaris
3 9 (20.00%) AIX
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.00%) SUSE
3 9 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) TOGAF
2 14 (31.11%) SOA
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (24.44%) Content Management
4 8 (17.78%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.89%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps
7 3 (6.67%) Document Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Development
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.11%) KVM
2 5 (11.11%) NFS
2 5 (11.11%) SRDF
2 5 (11.11%) Xen
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Intel
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) EMC
4 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (11.11%) NetApp
5 4 (8.89%) DataSynapse
5 4 (8.89%) Sybase
5 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.44%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) BT
8 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat