The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staines during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Surrey / Staines
Rank 25 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 0.77% 2.56% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 2.67% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  
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 Staines. 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
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 75 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 96.15% 96.15% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 35
Median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Staines

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Staines

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Staines region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) DNA
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) eTOM

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) DNA
3 2 (20.00%) eTOM
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow