The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 41 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 48 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.79% 1.54% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 1.65% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £435 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.59% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1167 1154 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 93.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 623 681
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 87 111
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Solutions Architect
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +17 12 £518 -5.90%
Redhill - 3 - -
Camberley +4 1 £460 +15.72%
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
1 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 14 (19.44%) SAP
4 12 (16.67%) UNIX
4 12 (16.67%) Huawei
5 11 (15.28%) Java
5 11 (15.28%) SNMP
5 11 (15.28%) Cisco
5 11 (15.28%) Finance
5 11 (15.28%) Ericsson
6 10 (13.89%) UMTS
6 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.89%) .NET
6 10 (13.89%) MySQL
6 10 (13.89%) XML
7 9 (12.50%) J2EE
7 9 (12.50%) Firewall
7 9 (12.50%) Greenplum
7 9 (12.50%) Network Management
8 8 (11.11%) Smart Meter
8 8 (11.11%) Validation
8 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 7 (9.72%) Linux
9 7 (9.72%) IBM
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (9.72%) Juniper
9 7 (9.72%) MPLS
9 7 (9.72%) Zachman Framework

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Liferay
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.39%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (4.17%) SAP CRM
2 3 (4.17%) SAP Retail
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.39%) Magento
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) SNMP
2 10 (13.89%) UMTS
3 9 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (9.72%) LTE
4 7 (9.72%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (9.72%) MPLS
5 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (8.33%) 3G
5 6 (8.33%) Telnet
6 5 (6.94%) VRRP
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (6.94%) IPsec
6 5 (6.94%) 2G
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.94%) HSRP
6 5 (6.94%) 4G
6 5 (6.94%) FWSM
6 5 (6.94%) OSPF
6 5 (6.94%) BGP
6 5 (6.94%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Billing
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) XML
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.39%) WCF
3 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) UNIX
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 3 (4.17%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.50%) Network Management
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) Validation
6 7 (9.72%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (8.33%) Data Management
7 6 (8.33%) SOA
7 6 (8.33%) ETL
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.56%) V-Model
9 4 (5.56%) Analytics
9 4 (5.56%) Master Data Management
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) Perl
2 6 (8.33%) C#
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) C
5 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCIE
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCA
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Netcool
1 2 (2.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) SAP
3 12 (16.67%) Huawei
4 11 (15.28%) Cisco
4 11 (15.28%) Ericsson
5 9 (12.50%) Greenplum
6 7 (9.72%) Juniper
6 7 (9.72%) IBM
7 6 (8.33%) Nortel
7 6 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (8.33%) Radware
8 5 (6.94%) Redback
8 5 (6.94%) Talend
8 5 (6.94%) Nokia
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.56%) Hyperion
9 4 (5.56%) Citrix
9 4 (5.56%) VMware
10 3 (4.17%) HP
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