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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 84 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.53% 1.12% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.20% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 15
Average daily rate
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£444 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £283 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £512 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £486 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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
1800 1670 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.70% 93.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1077 638
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 64 78
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -16 11 £475 +7.04% 10
Bradford -17 1 - - 1
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (30.16%) TOGAF
2 17 (26.98%) SOA
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco
4 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) VMware
4 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
5 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
5 10 (15.87%) Finance
6 9 (14.29%) Use Case
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Service Management
7 7 (11.11%) Windows
8 6 (9.52%) Oracle
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.94%) Middleware
9 5 (7.94%) SLA
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
10 4 (6.35%) ITIL
10 4 (6.35%) Java
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.76%) Telecoms

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
1 2 (3.17%) PaaS
1 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
1 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Front Office
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) WCF
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) TOGAF
2 17 (26.98%) SOA
3 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.29%) Use Case
6 7 (11.11%) Service Management
6 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Workflow
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) CCDA
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) Venda
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per annum 3 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago