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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 45 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.53% 1.28% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.32% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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 £39.75 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -
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
353 379 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.39% 96.93% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 208 337
Average daily rate £365 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 1 - -
Gatwick - - - -
Solutions Architect
South East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Mercator
3 1 (14.29%) IBM