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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 20 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.10% 1.53% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 1.62% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £550 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
236 247 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.55% 94.27% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 172 243
Median daily rate £375 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.25 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Southampton region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) ESRI
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 6 (20.69%) Software Distribution
4 5 (17.24%) Java EE
4 5 (17.24%) Docker
4 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) ATG
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
4 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (6.90%) PaaS
7 2 (6.90%) hybris
7 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (6.90%) EPoS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) G Suite
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) EPoS
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Software Distribution
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) MODAF
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
8 1 (3.45%) Campaign Management
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) ESRI
2 5 (17.24%) ATG
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.45%) Google
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