The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South East / West Sussex
Rank 32 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.64% 3.86% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 4.00% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
Median daily rate £450 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +0.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
419 475 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.44% 96.54% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 292 261
Median daily rate £410 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 34
Median hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Crawley +12 6 £415 - 1
Worthing -6 3 £500 -11.11%
Gatwick -6 3 £500 -9.09%
Horsham - 3 £425 -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 West Sussex region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) TOGAF
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) SaaS
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (24.24%) CRM
5 7 (21.21%) Web Services
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (21.21%) PaaS
5 7 (21.21%) IaaS
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.12%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) High Availability
8 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 3 (9.09%) Dell
9 3 (9.09%) Process Management
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) Boomi
9 3 (9.09%) RAML

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) SaaS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (21.21%) IaaS
3 7 (21.21%) PaaS
4 3 (9.09%) Boomi
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.06%) Billing
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) RAML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) TOGAF
2 8 (24.24%) CRM
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) Microservices
5 3 (9.09%) Process Management
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
7 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Mapinfo
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Brocade
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) VMware