Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 69 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.46% 1.10% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.19% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Gloucestershire median daily rate £535 £508 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +1.40% +75.61%
10th Percentile £454 £463 £480
90th Percentile £627 £568 £621
South West median daily rate £550 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £55.88 - -
South West median hourly rate £55.88 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 570 756 935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 92.76% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 470 522
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £157 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.26 £45.88 £50.98
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Cheltenham +7 3 £550 +4.76%
Gloucester -2 2 £425 -16.26%
Filton - 2 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Data Stewardship
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Stewardship
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) BPEL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau