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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 20 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.53% 1.89% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 2.24% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
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£545 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £532 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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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
393 313 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.47% 84.37% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 230 238
Average daily rate £438 £371 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 27 (57.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (46.81%) Banking
4 18 (38.30%) Retail
5 15 (31.91%) SOA
6 13 (27.66%) Retail Banking
6 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (19.15%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.02%) ICL
9 8 (17.02%) Unisys
9 8 (17.02%) SAP
9 8 (17.02%) Internet
10 7 (14.89%) Online Banking
11 6 (12.77%) Data Management
11 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.77%) UML
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) C#
12 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.64%) CMS
12 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
13 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.51%) SQL
14 3 (6.38%) HTML
14 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
14 3 (6.38%) CSS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 22 (46.81%) Banking
3 18 (38.30%) Retail
4 13 (27.66%) Retail Banking
5 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) CSS
2 3 (6.38%) Ajax
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) RESTful
3 2 (4.26%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Online Banking
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.13%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (31.91%) SOA
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (12.77%) UML
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Data Management
5 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum
7 2 (4.26%) B2C
7 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.26%) Android Development
7 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.13%) Migration
8 1 (2.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) C#
1 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) SAP
1 8 (17.02%) Unisys
1 8 (17.02%) ICL
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Sencha
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
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