The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 38 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.33% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£580 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
Solutions Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
359 388 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.23% 97.49% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 254 359
Average daily rate £313 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
Crawley - 3 £655 -
Horsham - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) VMware