Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £432 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 25 52
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.38% 4.64% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 5.04% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £432 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.70% - -8.68%
10th Percentile £365 £500 £455
90th Percentile £547 £500 £536
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 641 357 477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 92.01% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 184 293
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £193
90th Percentile £529 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 37
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £19.44 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +23.40% -3.08%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.05
90th Percentile £40.38 £27.50 £24.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Basingstoke

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Verint
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management

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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 2 (12.50%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) MVNO
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Military
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
1 2 (12.50%) Frameworx
1 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Scrum
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 3 (18.75%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Content Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Verint
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Intergraph
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) SAP