The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 18 April 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 Uxbridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 19 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.14% 4.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £320 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 95 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 81.43% 86.36% 87.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 122
Average daily rate £320 £445 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £597 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Uxbridge region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) PaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy