The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Customer Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Solution Architect
Rank 635 657 642
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Customer Solutions Architect 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £407 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £623 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £515 £550
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Customer Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Customer Solutions Architect in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Customer Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Customer Solutions Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 12 £525 +1.94% 1
London - 7 £525 -
South East +15 4 £575 +11.65%
Hampshire +3 3 £575 +11.65%
Portsmouth - 2 £575 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Havant - 1 - -

Customer Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Customer 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 featuring Customer Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
1 7 (41.18%) B2C
1 7 (41.18%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
1 7 (41.18%) Coaching
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Streaming Video
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Cognos
5 3 (17.65%) Social Media
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework

Customer Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
1 3 (17.65%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
1 7 (41.18%) B2C
1 7 (41.18%) Coaching
1 7 (41.18%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Customer Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy