Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Solution Architect
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 19 50
Rank change year-on-year -28 +31 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.83% 6.80% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 7.32% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Basingstoke median daily rate £590 £460 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.26% -14.81% +6.93%
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £80.73 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 503 369 464
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.12% 92.95% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 192 277
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.11% +8.96%
10th Percentile £193 £163 £205
90th Percentile £575 £486 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 26
Basingstoke median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £14.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +69.06% +7.55%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.48 £11.56
90th Percentile £31.35 £28.75 £26.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -16.11% +3.45% +30.08%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Basingstoke

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solutions Architect in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Basingstoke

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) IVR
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Boundary Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Verint