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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 66 102 69
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 58 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.19% 0.57% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 0.61% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 28
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £415 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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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
2461 2129 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.87% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1228 1078
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 45 £450 -14.28% 11
South Yorkshire - 8 £408 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) SOA
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle
3 26 (29.55%) TOGAF
4 21 (23.86%) .NET
5 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
6 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (18.18%) C#
8 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (10.23%) Middleware
10 9 (10.23%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) Linux
10 9 (10.23%) CRM
10 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.09%) Service Management
11 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.95%) VMware
12 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.95%) WCF
13 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (6.82%) Coaching
13 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.82%) Cisco
13 6 (6.82%) Java
13 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.14%) Node.js
3 1 (1.14%) Liferay
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) SAN
2 4 (4.55%) LAN
2 4 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (2.27%) NAS
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.14%) DVB
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) FCoE
4 1 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.14%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) HBase
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
4 1 (1.14%) Riak
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) Middleware
3 7 (7.95%) WCF
4 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.55%) Web Services
5 4 (4.55%) XML
6 3 (3.41%) J2EE
6 3 (3.41%) HTML
7 2 (2.27%) SOAP
8 1 (1.14%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.14%) Spring
8 1 (1.14%) LAMP
8 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.14%) XSLT
8 1 (1.14%) EJB
8 1 (1.14%) JSP
8 1 (1.14%) REST
8 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.14%) STB
4 1 (1.14%) IVR
4 1 (1.14%) PACS
4 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) AIX
3 1 (1.14%) HPUX
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) SOA
2 26 (29.55%) TOGAF
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (10.23%) CRM
6 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.09%) Service Management
7 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.82%) Coaching
9 6 (6.82%) Migration
9 6 (6.82%) Data Management
10 5 (5.68%) ITIL
10 5 (5.68%) ETL
10 5 (5.68%) Master Data Management
11 4 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (6.82%) Java
3 5 (5.68%) SQL
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) CCNA
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.14%) CCDA
2 1 (1.14%) CCNP
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.14%) SRDF
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
1 3 (3.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco
5 4 (4.55%) EMC
5 4 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (3.41%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) Veritas
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) Cognos
8 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase
8 1 (1.14%) Cerner
8 1 (1.14%) Intel
8 1 (1.14%) Sun
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau
8 1 (1.14%) Venda
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