The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk 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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 28 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.69% 2.67% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.80% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £475 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 143 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.07% 95.33% 98.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 89 141
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 4 £475 - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Suffolk region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) IPv4
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) GIS
5 1 (12.50%) JBoss
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) IPv4
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Redmine
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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