The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 23 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 8.85% 0.68% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 0.81% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £505 - £528
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 - £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £42.65 £59.50
% change year-on-year +34.81% -28.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury. 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
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 106 123 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 93.81% 84.25% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 289 200
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.14% +10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.60 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £28.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Newbury over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Newbury

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newbury region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Kanban
4 7 (43.75%) WebCenter
4 7 (43.75%) RESTful
5 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
6 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
6 2 (12.50%) Teradata
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 1 (6.25%) Docker
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Service Design
7 1 (6.25%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.25%) Domain Models
7 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (43.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) BGP
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) OSPF
1 1 (6.25%) PBX
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Telnet
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) RESTful
1 7 (43.75%) WebCenter
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Kanban
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) DNA
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Models
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) Cramer
4 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy