The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire - 5.46% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.56% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
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 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year +27.77% -24.36%  

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 133 180 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 96.38% 98.36% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 138
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 19
Median hourly rate £10.33 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.16% +68.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Qualys

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
3 1 (12.50%) Imperva
3 1 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk