The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 78 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.08% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.14% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Median daily rate £488 £525 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £502 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £658 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -0.83%
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
1205 1228 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.18% 94.75% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 700 746
Median daily rate £419 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 49 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Staines -1 7 £550 +8.91% 1
Guildford +11 2 £544 -
Weybridge -10 2 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Surrey region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (35.00%) SOA
1 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
2 11 (27.50%) SAP
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) CRM
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Middleware
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 5 (12.50%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) webMethods
6 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Unified Process
6 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 5 (12.50%) Apigee
6 5 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (10.00%) Network Management
7 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.00%) SuccessFactors

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (7.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Veeva
4 1 (2.50%) Boomi
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) New Media
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) SOA
1 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Unified Process
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Network Management
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) ABAP
1 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) Terminal Server
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Apigee
4 5 (12.50%) webMethods
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.50%) AppSense
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Software AG
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk