Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.74% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Gloucestershire median daily rate £508 £450 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -6.98% -0.77%
10th Percentile £504 £366 £463
90th Percentile £511 £554 £520
South West median daily rate £514 £550 £506
% change year-on-year -6.59% +8.80% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £56.88 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 657 913 912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.90% 94.51% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 478 559
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £225 £213
90th Percentile £513 £575 £511
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -11.11% +58.82%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.59 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.80 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.60 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.61% +60.00% +10.53%

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 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 26 July 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
Gloucester - 2 £508 -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft