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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 17 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.09% 1.90% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 1.95% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Median daily rate £513 £650 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £520 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £650 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
263 308 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.27% 97.47% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 205 199
Median daily rate £373 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Java EE
3 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (23.81%) Microservices
3 5 (23.81%) Docker
3 5 (23.81%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) ATG
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.52%) hybris
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) MODAF
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere

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 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (23.81%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) G Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Java EE
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) EPoS
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Microservices
3 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (9.52%) MODAF
5 2 (9.52%) Presales
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Management
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) ATG
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.76%) Google