The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the York 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 5.22% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
Solutions Architect
North 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 York 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
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 97.39% 96.72% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 34
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.58% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in York

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in York

Solutions Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Maximo
3 2 (28.57%) Aligne
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maximo
1 2 (28.57%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle