The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 22 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.75% 5.26% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 6.01% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 7
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£545 £503 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £408 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £486 £469
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +3.67%
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
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
413 283 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.37% 87.62% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 211 285
Average daily rate £430 £377 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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
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 24 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 26 (70.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (56.76%) Banking
4 14 (37.84%) Retail
4 14 (37.84%) Retail Banking
5 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.03%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (27.03%) SOA
7 9 (24.32%) SAP
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (21.62%) ICL
8 8 (21.62%) Unisys
8 8 (21.62%) Internet
9 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
9 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Data Management
11 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
11 4 (10.81%) CMS
11 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (8.11%) Oracle
12 3 (8.11%) EMC
12 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
12 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
12 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
12 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (5.41%) Android Development
13 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
13 2 (5.41%) User Experience
13 2 (5.41%) Sencha Touch

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) 3G
General
1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 21 (56.76%) Banking
3 14 (37.84%) Retail
3 14 (37.84%) Retail Banking
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) RESTful
1 2 (5.41%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (18.92%) Online Banking
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.70%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.03%) SOA
3 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (13.51%) Data Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) B2C
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.41%) Android Development
7 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Information Management
8 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) Unisys
2 8 (21.62%) ICL
3 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Sencha
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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