Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Solutions Architect was £534 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 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.

Senior Solution Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 158 175
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 25
Berkshire median daily rate £534 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.17% -11.54% -
10th Percentile £459 £500 £600
90th Percentile £604 £600 £700
South East median daily rate £575 £575 £650
% change year-on-year - -11.54% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3783 3964 4566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.89% 92.21% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2007 2142 2475
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 184 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.48 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in Berkshire

Senior Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 £613 -
Reading - 1 £455 -
Senior Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Berkshire region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media
2 1 (33.33%) Samsung
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Models
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) 4G

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (33.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Domain Models
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Design
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Samsung
1 1 (33.33%) Virgin Media