The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 86 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.00% 1.26% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.34% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
Average daily rate £535 £475 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £513 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Surrey region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Redhill - 3 £350 - 1
Weybridge - 3 - -
Guildford +6 1 - - 3
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) SOA
3 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
6 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.64%) IBM
6 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.08%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) ERP
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
8 8 (20.51%) COBIT
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
9 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 7 (17.95%) VMware
9 7 (17.95%) Middleware
9 7 (17.95%) HP
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.38%) JBoss

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (15.38%) JBoss
1 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Drupal
3 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.69%) Liferay
3 3 (7.69%) Mule
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) HFM
2 1 (2.56%) Minerva
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) Converged Networks
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) WLAN
4 2 (5.13%) CDMA
4 2 (5.13%) FCAPS
4 2 (5.13%) GPRS
4 2 (5.13%) GSM
4 2 (5.13%) UMTS
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) MVNO
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) MySQL
3 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (10.26%) Couchbase
5 4 (10.26%) DB2
5 4 (10.26%) Essbase
5 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.56%) DataStage
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.56%) JBehave
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Middleware
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE
4 4 (10.26%) AppFabric
4 4 (10.26%) EDI
4 4 (10.26%) MDX
4 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (10.26%) REST
4 4 (10.26%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 4 (10.26%) WF
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) Lucene
5 3 (7.69%) PhoneGap
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
6 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.69%) FMCG
5 2 (5.13%) CMDB
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) New Media
6 1 (2.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Unix
5 4 (10.26%) AIX
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) i5/OS
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) SOA
2 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (20.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) ETL
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) BPEL
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) DRM
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) PMP
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) COBIT
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.56%) OPNET
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) Hyperion
7 4 (10.26%) JD Edwards
7 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) Endeca
8 3 (7.69%) hybris
8 3 (7.69%) Sun
8 3 (7.69%) WSO2
9 2 (5.13%) EMC
9 2 (5.13%) Mitel
10 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
10 1 (2.56%) NetCracker