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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 52 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.83% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.38% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
Average daily rate
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£518 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £420 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-29.15% +28.26%
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
1204 1234 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.98% 92.57% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 742 586
Average daily rate £365 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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
Guildford +10 10 £518 -1.42% 3
Staines +7 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Redhill - 3 - -
Woking 0 1 £400 -27.27%
Reigate - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 17 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (22.06%) TOGAF
3 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (19.12%) SAP
5 12 (17.65%) UMTS
5 12 (17.65%) Cisco
5 12 (17.65%) Network Management
6 11 (16.18%) Oracle
6 11 (16.18%) Firewall
7 10 (14.71%) MPLS
7 10 (14.71%) Finance
7 10 (14.71%) Java
8 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.24%) Juniper
8 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
9 8 (11.76%) LTE
9 8 (11.76%) Smart Meter
9 8 (11.76%) Radware
9 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (11.76%) IBM
10 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
10 7 (10.29%) SNMP
10 7 (10.29%) VPN
10 7 (10.29%) VoIP
10 7 (10.29%) SOA
10 7 (10.29%) CCIE
10 7 (10.29%) Linux
10 7 (10.29%) BGP
10 7 (10.29%) RSVP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) FileNet
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.94%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.94%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.47%) Magento
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Force.com
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) UMTS
2 11 (16.18%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) MPLS
4 8 (11.76%) LTE
5 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
5 7 (10.29%) SNMP
5 7 (10.29%) VPN
5 7 (10.29%) VoIP
5 7 (10.29%) BGP
5 7 (10.29%) RSVP
5 7 (10.29%) VRRP
5 7 (10.29%) IPsec
5 7 (10.29%) OSPF
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.29%) FWSM
5 7 (10.29%) HSRP
6 5 (7.35%) CDMA
6 5 (7.35%) GPRS
6 5 (7.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (4.41%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Billing
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) JMS
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) Java EE
4 1 (1.47%) WCF
4 1 (1.47%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.47%) DataPower
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
4 3 (4.41%) Solaris
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (22.06%) TOGAF
3 12 (17.65%) Network Management
4 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) SOA
5 7 (10.29%) Validation
5 7 (10.29%) Network Architecture
5 7 (10.29%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) CRM
7 5 (7.35%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) V-Model
7 5 (7.35%) Coaching
7 5 (7.35%) Master Data Management
8 4 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) C
3 2 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.29%) CCIE
3 5 (7.35%) PMP
3 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCA
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.47%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Netcool
1 3 (4.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) SAP
2 12 (17.65%) Cisco
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle
4 9 (13.24%) Juniper
5 8 (11.76%) Radware
5 8 (11.76%) IBM
6 7 (10.29%) Nokia
6 7 (10.29%) Redback
6 7 (10.29%) Huawei
7 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.35%) Ericsson
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) Hyperion
10 3 (4.41%) BMC
10 3 (4.41%) HP
10 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.41%) Remedy
10 3 (4.41%) Primavera
10 3 (4.41%) Cramer
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