The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 112 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.17% 96.55% 97.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 99
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 11
Average hourly rate £13.47 £15.95 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire