The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £521
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.93%  
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 Preston. 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
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 94 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 89.47% 96.91% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 44
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £135 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +188.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £47.33 £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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