The table below looks at the statistics for the CRM Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CRM Solution Architect
Rank 598 562 597
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +35
Contract jobs requiring a CRM Solutions Architect 19 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.053% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.057% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 1
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £544 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

CRM Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRM Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CRM Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CRM Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CRM Solutions Architect within the UK.

CRM Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CRM Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CRM Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRM Solutions Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRM Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 18 £563 +7.14% 1
London 0 7 £575 +9.52%
West Midlands -12 6 £550 - 1
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

CRM Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CRM 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 CRM Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) CRM
2 20 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Siebel
5 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (20.00%) SOAP
5 7 (20.00%) SaaS
6 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) Marketing
7 5 (14.29%) FMCG
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) iPad
8 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) System Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (11.43%) QA
8 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
8 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Degree
8 4 (11.43%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) ERP
8 4 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) SAP CRM

CRM Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CRM 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 CRM Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (11.43%) SAP CRM
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
1 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.71%) NCover
1 2 (5.71%) StyleCop
1 2 (5.71%) MSTest
1 2 (5.71%) NDepend
General
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) FMCG
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) CRM
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) System Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) ERP
4 4 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Process Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (5.71%) Use Case
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.71%) Security Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Siebel
3 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) PeopleSoft