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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 39 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.35% 7.06% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 7.35% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 9
Average daily rate £563 £545 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
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
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Teradata
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) SCOM
5 2 (10.00%) SEPA
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.00%) ITSM
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (15.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) Data Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) MODAF
4 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.00%) SEPA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Demandware
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) ICL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Unisys
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