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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.16% 2.02% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.12% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £466 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 378 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.20% 95.21% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 255 220
Average daily rate £413 £410 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
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 31 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Banking
3 14 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (46.15%) Retail
4 12 (46.15%) Retail Banking
5 11 (42.31%) SAP
6 9 (34.62%) Unisys
6 9 (34.62%) ICL
7 8 (30.77%) Online Banking
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
7 8 (30.77%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
10 3 (11.54%) Data Security
11 2 (7.69%) MVC
11 2 (7.69%) IBM
11 2 (7.69%) AIX
11 2 (7.69%) CSS
11 2 (7.69%) HTML
11 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 2 (7.69%) HTML5
11 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (7.69%) Content Management
11 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
12 1 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 1 (3.85%) Open Text
12 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
12 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
12 1 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
General
1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) Retail
3 12 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Online Banking
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Data Security
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) BPR
4 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) Unisys
2 9 (34.62%) ICL
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Open Text
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