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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 73 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.18% 1.60% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.70% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 15
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-40.37% +28.26%
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
1583 1473 1842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.50% 94.06% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 782 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Leeds +15 13 £500 -2.43% 8
Bradford +7 5 - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (19.57%) SOA
3 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.39%) .NET
4 8 (17.39%) Middleware
5 7 (15.22%) ETL
5 7 (15.22%) Windows
5 7 (15.22%) CRM
6 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Retail
7 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.87%) Java
7 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) C#
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Casewise Modeler
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
1 8 (17.39%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) WCF
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.17%) XSD
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) IVR
1 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) SOA
1 9 (19.57%) TOGAF
2 7 (15.22%) ETL
2 7 (15.22%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.52%) Data Management
6 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (4.35%) Data Security
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CRISC
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) CISSP
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Becrypt
4 2 (4.35%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Casewise
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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