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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 90 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 50 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 0.85% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.91% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 17
Average daily rate
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£453 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
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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
2766 2195 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.64% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1327 1046
Average daily rate £351 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 110 121
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.58 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 30 £465 -7.00% 10
South Yorkshire 0 9 £525 - 1
North Yorkshire +5 8 £450 -18.18%
East Yorkshire - 3 £360 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (28.42%) SOA
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.00%) .NET
3 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 18 (18.95%) Finance
5 15 (15.79%) SQL
6 14 (14.74%) C#
6 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
6 14 (14.74%) VMware
7 13 (13.68%) Load Balancing
8 12 (12.63%) Cisco
9 11 (11.58%) Oracle
10 10 (10.53%) Use Case
10 10 (10.53%) CRM
11 9 (9.47%) Windows
11 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.47%) Middleware
12 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.42%) MVC
12 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.42%) Data Architecture
12 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
13 7 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.37%) SAP
14 6 (6.32%) Linux
14 6 (6.32%) Data Integration
14 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Apache
1 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) CICS
3 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
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
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
1 2 (2.11%) PaaS
1 2 (2.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SAN
1 3 (3.16%) Intranet
1 3 (3.16%) Extranet
2 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) DMZ
3 1 (1.05%) CTI
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.05%) AMQP
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) 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%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) DB2
4 2 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
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 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Games
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) Middleware
3 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
5 5 (5.26%) Web Services
6 4 (4.21%) XML
7 3 (3.16%) HTML
8 2 (2.11%) REST
8 2 (2.11%) J2EE
8 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.11%) WCF
9 1 (1.05%) WF
9 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.05%) HTML5
9 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.05%) Spring
9 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.05%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) SOA
2 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 13 (13.68%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.53%) Use Case
4 10 (10.53%) CRM
5 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.42%) MVC
6 8 (8.42%) Data Architecture
7 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.26%) Stress Testing
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.26%) ERP
10 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.21%) Scrum
10 4 (4.21%) Information Architecture
11 3 (3.16%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) COBOL
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 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) VMware
3 12 (12.63%) Cisco
4 11 (11.58%) Oracle
5 7 (7.37%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.21%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) Teradata
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 1 (1.05%) Trillium
10 1 (1.05%) Intel
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix
10 1 (1.05%) Software AG
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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