The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 113 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 36 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.14% 1.05% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.13% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 23
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£475 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £440 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £516 £525
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 £59.50 £47.00 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+26.59% -36.27%
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2956 2205 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.81% 93.04% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1329 1116
Average daily rate £360 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 124 138
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
West Yorkshire -25 24 £500 +5.26% 10
South Yorkshire -12 6 £525 - 2
North Yorkshire -1 3 £475 -13.63% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £360 - 2
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (25.26%) SOA
2 20 (21.05%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 18 (18.95%) .NET
4 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.79%) SQL
5 15 (15.79%) VMware
6 14 (14.74%) C#
7 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
7 13 (13.68%) Cisco
8 11 (11.58%) Oracle
8 11 (11.58%) CRM
9 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
9 9 (9.47%) Data Architecture
10 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.42%) Use Case
10 8 (8.42%) MVC
10 8 (8.42%) Windows
11 7 (7.37%) Middleware
11 7 (7.37%) Migration
11 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.37%) Data Integration
11 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
11 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (6.32%) SAP
13 5 (5.26%) OLAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) SAS
2 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Maximo
1 4 (4.21%) Aligne
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.11%) Unica
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.05%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
1 2 (2.11%) PaaS
1 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SAN
1 3 (3.16%) Intranet
1 3 (3.16%) Extranet
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.05%) AMQP
3 1 (1.05%) MPLS
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) OLAP
2 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.16%) OLTP
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Games
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
3 7 (7.37%) Middleware
4 5 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (3.16%) XML
6 2 (2.11%) REST
6 2 (2.11%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) J2EE
6 2 (2.11%) SOAP
7 1 (1.05%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) WF
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (1.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) SOA
2 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (11.58%) CRM
4 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.47%) Data Architecture
5 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.42%) Use Case
5 8 (8.42%) MVC
6 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.37%) Migration
7 5 (5.26%) ERP
7 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.26%) Stress Testing
8 4 (4.21%) Information Architecture
8 4 (4.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) Basel II
1 5 (5.26%) COREP
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 13 (13.68%) Cisco
4 11 (11.58%) Oracle
5 6 (6.32%) SAP
6 4 (4.21%) HP
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.16%) Teradata
8 2 (2.11%) F5
8 2 (2.11%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Trillium
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Eloqua
9 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
North Yorkshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + £market rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
North Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 24 days ago