Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - +20 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.49% - 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Preston median daily rate £600 - £500
10th Percentile £590 - £450
90th Percentile £610 - £575
Lancashire median daily rate £365 £455 £550
% change year-on-year -19.78% -17.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £59.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Preston
Contract vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 191 120 178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.72% 90.91% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 73 98
Preston median daily rate £425 £325 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -21.92% +16.03%
10th Percentile £323 £100 £187
90th Percentile £550 £467 £583
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £388 £433
% change year-on-year +6.45% -10.40% +23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 37
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% +55.50%
10th Percentile £19.22 £11.25 £22.56
90th Percentile £56.85 £59.31 £44.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +59.09%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Preston

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Preston

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 1 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Preston region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture