The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.26% 1.30% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 1.36% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £625 £431 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.92% -42.50%  
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 Slough. 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
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 127 147 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.07% 95.45% 92.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 103 163
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
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 Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Slough

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Slough

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Slough over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Slough region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) Genesys
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) BCP
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) iSeries
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) SEPA
4 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management

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

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) BCP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) PLM
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Genesys
2 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
2 2 (22.22%) SAP