The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 19 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.85% - 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £530 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
Solutions Architect
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 148 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.08% 93.67% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 53
Median daily rate £315 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -37.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Watford region.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 across the Watford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec