The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 26 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.15% 2.15% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 2.26% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £550 £563 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +10.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £554 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 443 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.66% 95.06% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 319 303
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Swindon region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Swindon region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Finance
1 24 (77.42%) Banking
2 16 (51.61%) PRINCE2
3 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
4 14 (45.16%) Scrum
5 12 (38.71%) Middleware
6 11 (35.48%) UML
6 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 11 (35.48%) Use Case
6 11 (35.48%) SDLC
7 10 (32.26%) SOA
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.90%) Change Management
11 4 (12.90%) Linux
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (9.68%) SQL
12 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 3 (9.68%) Retail
12 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (6.45%) LAN
13 2 (6.45%) WAN

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
General
1 24 (77.42%) Banking
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) SAP ALE
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (6.45%) RIA
1 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) PRINCE2
2 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) UML
4 11 (35.48%) Use Case
5 10 (32.26%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Service Design
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (3.23%) Programme Governance
11 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) ABAP
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Brocade
3 1 (3.23%) BT
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk