The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 33 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 3.58% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 3.69% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Median daily rate £475 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
Solutions Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 325 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.49% 97.01% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 228 247
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £26.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Southampton region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware