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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 27 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.52% 2.64% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 2.82% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 21
Median daily rate £550 £500 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £560 £575
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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
319 355 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.08% 93.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 274 320
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 December 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
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 11 (35.48%) TOGAF
3 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
4 9 (29.03%) Middleware
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 7 (22.58%) SDLC
6 6 (19.35%) UML
6 6 (19.35%) Use Case
7 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.45%) Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (6.45%) Service Design
10 2 (6.45%) Programme Governance
10 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team Management
10 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
10 2 (6.45%) Adobe Campaign

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 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) DWDM
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) SAP ALE
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) RIA
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.23%) Robotics
2 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
1 11 (35.48%) TOGAF
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) SOA
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) UML
4 6 (19.35%) Use Case
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.45%) Data Security
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Service Design
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) ABAP
2 2 (6.45%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe
1 2 (6.45%) Brocade
1 2 (6.45%) BT
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
1 2 (6.45%) Juniper
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Actimize
2 1 (3.23%) Ciena
2 1 (3.23%) hybris
2 1 (3.23%) Pega
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk