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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 72 75 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.43% 1.15% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.27% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 19
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£400 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -12.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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
1422 1185 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.58% 91.22% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 691 650
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £213
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 72 71 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 - 4 £400 - 7
Staines -16 1 £400 +2.56%
Woking - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Egham - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (28.33%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
3 12 (20.00%) Finance
4 10 (16.67%) .NET
4 10 (16.67%) V-Model
5 8 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 8 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle
6 7 (11.67%) SAP
6 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) Network Management
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) MPLS
7 6 (10.00%) UMTS
8 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
9 4 (6.67%) Coaching
9 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) ERP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) MPLS
1 6 (10.00%) UMTS
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) IPsec
3 3 (5.00%) OSPF
3 3 (5.00%) BGP
3 3 (5.00%) RSVP
3 3 (5.00%) VRRP
3 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.00%) SNMP
3 3 (5.00%) VoIP
3 3 (5.00%) CDMA
3 3 (5.00%) GPRS
3 3 (5.00%) GSM
3 3 (5.00%) HSRP
3 3 (5.00%) FWSM
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) JMS
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) Mason
5 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
2 10 (16.67%) V-Model
3 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.00%) Network Management
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.33%) SOA
5 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) ERP
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Logistics
7 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) C
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) PMP
1 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.00%) CCIE
1 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) MCITP
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Netcool
1 2 (3.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) Redback
4 3 (5.00%) Huawei
4 3 (5.00%) Radware
4 3 (5.00%) Nokia
4 3 (5.00%) Primavera
4 3 (5.00%) Juniper
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Greenplum
5 2 (3.33%) BMC
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Cramer
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