The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 27 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.

Architect
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 16 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 19.28% 9.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 10.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +144.44% -  
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 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80 151 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 96.39% 93.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 34
Median daily rate £340 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Solihull region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Presales
3 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Network Management
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 6 (23.08%) JNCIA
5 6 (23.08%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) EMC
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) SevOne
8 3 (11.54%) REST
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Big Data
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) 4G
8 3 (11.54%) 5G
8 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (11.54%) HTTP
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) ERP

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) 3G
4 3 (11.54%) 4G
4 3 (11.54%) 5G
4 3 (11.54%) Bluetooth
4 3 (11.54%) HTTP
4 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
4 3 (11.54%) Megaco
4 3 (11.54%) RFID
4 3 (11.54%) RTCP
4 3 (11.54%) RTP
4 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.54%) ZigBee
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Presales
2 7 (26.92%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Security
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) JNCIA
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
2 4 (15.38%) SevOne
3 3 (11.54%) BT
3 3 (11.54%) Mitel
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire