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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 102 98 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 42 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.13% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.21% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £305 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £506 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £486 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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
2652 2399 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.40% 93.46% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1498 1002
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 30 £444 +1.42% 12
South Yorkshire -9 5 £625 +35.13%
North Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (26.67%) SOA
2 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
3 17 (18.89%) Finance
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
4 15 (16.67%) Cisco
5 14 (15.56%) SQL
5 14 (15.56%) Windows
5 14 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (14.44%) Load Balancing
6 13 (14.44%) Oracle
6 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
7 10 (11.11%) Migration
7 10 (11.11%) Middleware
8 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.00%) Use Case
9 8 (8.89%) Java
9 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.89%) SAN
10 7 (7.78%) Linux
10 7 (7.78%) CRM
10 7 (7.78%) Service Management
10 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.67%) Project Management
12 5 (5.56%) .NET
12 5 (5.56%) Web Services
12 5 (5.56%) SLA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.11%) CICS
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Unica
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.22%) VoIP
4 2 (2.22%) DMZ
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (1.11%) AMQP
5 1 (1.11%) FCoE
5 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.11%) Multicast
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) DB2
2 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) HBase
4 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) Middleware
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) HTML
4 3 (3.33%) XML
4 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.22%) Spring
5 2 (2.22%) JSON
5 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.22%) XSD
5 2 (2.22%) JMS
5 2 (2.22%) WSDL
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.11%) Kafka
6 1 (1.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Open Source
2 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.22%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Solaris
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.11%) AIX
4 1 (1.11%) HPUX
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) SOA
2 22 (24.44%) TOGAF
3 14 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (14.44%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.11%) Migration
6 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.00%) Use Case
7 7 (7.78%) CRM
7 7 (7.78%) Service Management
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.44%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (4.44%) Workflow
9 4 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL
10 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) COBOL
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (1.11%) CCDA
2 1 (1.11%) CCNP
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) SRDF
3 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
1 3 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Cisco
1 15 (16.67%) VMware
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.44%) EMC
6 3 (3.33%) Intel
6 3 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Software AG
7 2 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.11%) hybris
8 1 (1.11%) Venda
8 1 (1.11%) NetApp
8 1 (1.11%) Veritas
8 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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