The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £432 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.48% - 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% - 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £432 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £43.83 £59.50
% change year-on-year +31.20% -26.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 388 292 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 95.80% 93.59% 89.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 132 119
Median daily rate £356 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 27 June 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 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Billing
4 6 (35.29%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Forcepoint
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) Military
6 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
6 2 (11.76%) PaaS
6 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (11.76%) IaaS
6 2 (11.76%) Docker
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Tactical Data Link
7 1 (5.88%) MVNO

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 (11.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.88%) MVNO
2 1 (5.88%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) eTOM
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) Forcepoint
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco