The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.55% 4.85% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 5.11% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 1
Median daily rate £600 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.56%  
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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 302 411 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.50% 94.92% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 297 237
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Sheffield -7 3 £613 +22.50% 3
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Business Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) FCoE
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Multicast
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Avro
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Dojo
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SAML
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSD
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) SRDF
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Intel
3 1 (7.14%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £540 - £570 per day
Posted: 2 days ago