The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 13 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.12% - 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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
187 164 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.92% 95.91% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 121 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 12 £450 - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 6 (31.58%) Middleware
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) MCPD
8 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
9 2 (10.53%) User Stories

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 5 (26.32%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) WSDL
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) OSGi
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 9 (47.37%) SOA
3 7 (36.84%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) MCPD
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
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