The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 77 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 1.59% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.71% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Average daily rate
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£465 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £305 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1845 1638 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.11% 93.17% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1085 631
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Leeds -8 17 £475 +7.04% 10
Halifax +7 11 £446 -18.86%
Bradford -13 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £425 -
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (30.91%) TOGAF
2 16 (29.09%) SOA
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (18.18%) Use Case
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) Windows
10 6 (10.91%) C#
10 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (9.09%) .NET
11 5 (9.09%) CRM
11 5 (9.09%) Service Management
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) Middleware
12 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 4 (7.27%) SLA
12 4 (7.27%) Oracle
12 4 (7.27%) Linux
12 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
13 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.45%) Zachman Framework

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (3.64%) Apache
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Maximo
1 2 (3.64%) Aligne
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) OLAP
2 2 (3.64%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Front Office
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
1 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) NHS
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.82%) BYOD
2 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) IVR
2 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.82%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) TOGAF
2 16 (29.09%) SOA
3 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (18.18%) Use Case
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) ITIL
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (3.64%) Data Management
10 2 (3.64%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Trillium
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
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