The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 92 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 1.60% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.71% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.92% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.29 £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -30.43%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2167 1994 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.49% 93.92% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1059 1292
Average daily rate £330 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 152
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.13 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Solutions Architect
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 17 £500 +5.26% 18
South Yorkshire -3 2 - -
North Yorkshire +1 1 £550 +57.14%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) SOA
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.38%) XML
3 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
4 7 (13.46%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) Middleware
4 7 (13.46%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Windows
5 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
5 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 6 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 5 (9.62%) EAI
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Siebel
7 4 (7.69%) .NET
7 4 (7.69%) J2EE
7 4 (7.69%) MS Office
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Migration

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) LAN
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 7 (13.46%) Middleware
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) XSD
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) EDI
5 1 (1.92%) WSDL
5 1 (1.92%) JSP
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) GIS
1 1 (1.92%) IVR
1 1 (1.92%) PACS
1 1 (1.92%) Informatics
1 1 (1.92%) Health Informatics
1 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) SOA
1 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
2 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
4 5 (9.62%) Workflow
4 5 (9.62%) EAI
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) ETL
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CCNA
1 1 (1.92%) CISSP
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Siebel
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.85%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (1.92%) Casewise
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Cerner
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
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