Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool 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.

Solution Architect
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.20% 1.37% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.45% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Liverpool median daily rate £600 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £523 £412 £450
90th Percentile £655 £563 £681
Merseyside median daily rate £600 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 395 414 551
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 94.31% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 258 292
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.07% -6.60%
10th Percentile £183 £202 £158
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 27
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £9.19 £12.80 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £24.61 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -6.25%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Liverpool

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Liverpool

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Liverpool

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Liverpool region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
2 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (11.11%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Mason
1 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore