The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 37 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.10% 0.43% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 0.46% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 2
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.68% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 456 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
South Wales +19 31 £451 -5.05% 5
West Wales - 2 £383 -
Mid Wales - 1 £350 -
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 17 (36.17%) TOGAF
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (23.40%) UML
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
5 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.02%) PayPal
6 8 (17.02%) WorldPay
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) GIS
7 7 (14.89%) ESRI
8 6 (12.77%) Finance
8 6 (12.77%) Internet
8 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 6 (12.77%) Java
8 6 (12.77%) Business Development
8 6 (12.77%) Product Management
8 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.64%) People Management
9 5 (10.64%) SaaS
9 5 (10.64%) Degree
9 5 (10.64%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.64%) IBM
9 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.64%) ArcGIS
10 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.64%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.38%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) Lync
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.26%) ArcSDE
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) WebLogic Workshop
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Hudson
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (4.26%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) Toad
2 2 (4.26%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.26%) WebCenter
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) XHTML
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) jBPM
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) GIS
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.38%) LIMS
6 2 (4.26%) DTV
7 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) TOGAF
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (23.40%) UML
5 9 (19.15%) ETL
5 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Product Management
7 6 (12.77%) Business Development
8 5 (10.64%) People Management
9 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Data Management
9 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.51%) Information Management
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) B2B
9 4 (8.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) PayPal
2 8 (17.02%) WorldPay
3 7 (14.89%) ESRI
4 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Micro Focus
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Teradata
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.13%) Informatica
7 1 (2.13%) Cognos
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