Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staines during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey > Staines
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 5.15% 3.70% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 3.93% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Staines median daily rate £550 £550 £630
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.70% +57.50%
10th Percentile £495 £518 £584
90th Percentile £596 £583 £657
Surrey median daily rate £525 £481 £510
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.64% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staines median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staines
Contract vacancies in Staines with a recognized job title 261 280 265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 94.28% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 104 57
Staines median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.59% +11.84%
10th Percentile £340 £250 £296
90th Percentile £575 £575 £542
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Staines median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.86% -45.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £18.38 £14.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.50 £47.63
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
% change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staines.

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (57.14%) SAP
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Billing
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
5 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) API Design
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) hybris
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) Structured Programming
6 1 (7.14%) REST

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) eTOM
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Structured Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Genesys
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft