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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.95% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.01% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
501 493 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.47% 93.19% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 325 199
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Sheffield +2 5 £425 - 1
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Solaris
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Intel
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Middleware
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) DB2
5 5 (31.25%) zOS
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (31.25%) AIX
5 5 (31.25%) CICS
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (31.25%) SUSE
5 5 (31.25%) Replication
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (25.00%) Multicast
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) NFS
7 3 (18.75%) Xen

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 5 (31.25%) CICS
1 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) Multicast
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) FCoE
2 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
2 3 (18.75%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) DB2
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data
5 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Rendezvous
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (31.25%) SUSE
3 5 (31.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) NFS
2 3 (18.75%) SRDF
2 3 (18.75%) Xen
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Intel
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) DataSynapse
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
6 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft