The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 22 35 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 4.42% 1.42% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 1.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £600 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £515
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire. 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
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 179 211 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 98.90% 99.53% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 122 148
Median daily rate £385 £310 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -17.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £37.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.33% +188.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.81 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £41.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in North Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in North Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in North Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Selby +3 5 £650 -
York +11 1 £550 +15.78%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Splunk
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) CyberArk
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Imperva
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (11.11%) VMware