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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 30 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.63% 6.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 6.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £525 £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
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
259 194 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.37% 96.52% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 120 201
Median daily rate £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 -3 5 £575 +9.52%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Prism
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Documentum
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Kofax
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Robotics
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (25.00%) Documentum
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (25.00%) Kofax
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com