The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 41 41
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.19% 2.77% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.86% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 23
Median daily rate £493 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.02% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £523 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00%  
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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 574 560 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.62% 96.89% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 414 448
Median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 58
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Oxfordshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Oxford -8 5 £493 +1.02% 1
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) Publishing
1 9 (52.94%) CMS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) BBC
4 4 (23.53%) Multimedia
4 4 (23.53%) Content Management
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) New Media
5 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) Reuters
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.88%) IPv4
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (52.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) IPv4
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (52.94%) Publishing
2 4 (23.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
2 4 (23.53%) BBC
2 4 (23.53%) New Media
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Content Management
1 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Reuters
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
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