The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Derbyshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 18 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 4.15% 6.91% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 7.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Median daily rate £513 £390 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.41% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £523
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. 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
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 251 234 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 94.72% 95.12% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 132 114
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £123 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Median hourly rate £11.33 £10.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.52% -40.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £9.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.31 £48.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Derbyshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -12 11 £513 +31.41%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Derbyshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SAP
3 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) B2B
4 7 (33.33%) Logistics
5 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
5 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 5 (23.81%) ERP
5 5 (23.81%) ABAP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (23.81%) Presales
6 4 (19.05%) Skype
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Siemens
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (9.52%) PMO
8 2 (9.52%) Server Building
8 2 (9.52%) RDBMS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP GTS
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) B2B
1 7 (33.33%) Logistics
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Server Building
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Order to Cash
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Siemens
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat