The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 31 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.95% 1.20% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 1.25% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 6
Average daily rate £475 £625 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £805 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
519 480 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.05% 96.19% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 312 202
Average daily rate £400 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 30
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.75 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield +3 25 £475 -14.60% 2
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) Finance
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 16 (51.61%) TOGAF
3 13 (41.94%) SOA
4 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (35.48%) Content Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Document Management
8 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 3 (9.68%) SaaS
8 3 (9.68%) PaaS
8 3 (9.68%) IaaS
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Degree
9 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.45%) Intel

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FCoE
1 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) Multicast
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) HBase
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) SUSE
2 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) TOGAF
2 13 (41.94%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (35.48%) Content Management
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Open Source
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.23%) Business Development
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) RAD
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) RUP
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Basel II
1 1 (3.23%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) SRDF
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Intel
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) NetCracker
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago