The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 18 April 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 Staines 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.79% 4.12% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 4.52% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £429 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 177 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 93.45% 91.24% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 53
Average daily rate £373 £360 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Billing
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Smart Meter
3 5 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
4 4 (26.67%) SAP CRM
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (26.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
General
1 6 (40.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
1 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) 3PAR