The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 18 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.06% 0.93% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 1.09% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £523
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -4.08% +23.73%  

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 94 92 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 94.95% 85.19% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 102
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -68.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 March 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 March 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 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (16.67%) Kafka
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) DNA
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) DNA
3 1 (16.67%) eTOM
3 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Amdocs
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (16.67%) Cramer
1 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy