The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £484 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 April 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.39% 2.85% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.97% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £484 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £539
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £495 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £490 £512
% change year-on-year +6.37% -4.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £60.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +21.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 286 236 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 99.31% 95.93% 96.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 173 268
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 18
Median hourly rate £14.93 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% -49.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Oxford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) IPv4
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
1 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £475 - £510 per day
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