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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 28 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.24% 9.63% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 10.06% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Median daily rate - £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
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
East of England

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
226 179 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.78% 95.72% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 106 177
Median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.39 £15.00 £23.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 2 - - 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) GIS

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday