The first table below looks at the demand for the Customer 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 Customer Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 currently tracked.

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.

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3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Solution Architect
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Contract jobs requiring a Customer Solutions Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
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Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

Customer Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Customer Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Customer Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Customer Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Customer Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Customer 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 Customer Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI

Customer Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Customer 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 Customer Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CMMI
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI