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 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 91 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.01% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.63% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 24
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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 £420 £370 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £525
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%
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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
2215 2092 2527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.07% 93.48% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1123 1348
Average daily rate £343 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 133 133
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 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
West Yorkshire +6 20 £500 +5.26% 12
South Yorkshire -2 3 - -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (22.41%) Oracle
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
1 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
2 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (17.24%) SOA
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.79%) Middleware
5 7 (12.07%) ETL
5 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.07%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) CRM
5 7 (12.07%) Windows
6 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 6 (10.34%) Retail
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Service Management
7 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) VMware
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) C#
7 5 (8.62%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.90%) J2EE
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.90%) Web Services

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
1 3 (5.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Middleware
3 4 (6.90%) J2EE
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) WCF
5 2 (3.45%) XSD
5 2 (3.45%) XSLT
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Java EE
6 1 (1.72%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.72%) WSDL
6 1 (1.72%) EDI
6 1 (1.72%) JSP
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
6 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Informatics
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.72%) PACS
1 1 (1.72%) IVR
1 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.72%) GIS
1 1 (1.72%) Health Informatics
1 1 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
2 10 (17.24%) SOA
3 7 (12.07%) ETL
3 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
3 7 (12.07%) CRM
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.62%) Service Management
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Master Data Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) CISSP
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.72%) CCNA
1 1 (1.72%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) HL7
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Casewise
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Cerner
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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