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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 82 48 70
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.84% 3.37% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 3.65% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 13
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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
1313 1177 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.08% 92.17% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 707 676
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Epsom - 4 - -
Guildford -10 1 - - 3
Staines -13 1 £600 +50.00% 2
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) SQL
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) JBoss
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) MySQL
6 4 (16.00%) SAP
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 4 (16.00%) WLAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) Automotive
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
1 3 (12.00%) PaaS
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) VoIP
1 4 (16.00%) WLAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.00%) FCAPS
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) JBehave
General
1 4 (16.00%) Automotive
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) HPUX
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) CMMI
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) webMethods
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.00%) Siemens
6 1 (4.00%) Fiorano