Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 19 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.

Solution Architect
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.38% - 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% - 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Knutsford median daily rate £475 - £550
10th Percentile £335 - £528
90th Percentile £515 - £641
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 157 73 222
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 83.91% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 50 172
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.60% +5.67%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £281
90th Percentile £488 £464 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% -12.59% +5.20%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Knutsford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Knutsford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Knutsford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Knutsford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Knutsford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Migration

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
1 7 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Migration