The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 16 April 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 Swindon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 37 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.88% - 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate £500 - £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 267 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.60% 95.36% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 216 245
Average daily rate £400 £410 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £302 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Solutions Architect
Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 11 (42.31%) Retail
4 9 (34.62%) Retail Banking
4 9 (34.62%) SAP
5 7 (26.92%) Online Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Internet
5 7 (26.92%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Unisys
6 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 6 (23.08%) ICL
7 4 (15.38%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) SAS
8 3 (11.54%) Electronic Design Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
9 2 (7.69%) OSGi
9 2 (7.69%) REST
9 2 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (7.69%) BPR
9 2 (7.69%) Data Security
9 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.69%) Migration

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (11.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 11 (42.31%) Retail
3 9 (34.62%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) OSGi
1 2 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Online Banking
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Electronic Design Automation
2 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.69%) BPR
3 2 (7.69%) Data Security
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) Unisys
2 6 (23.08%) ICL
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
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