The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 30 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.

Solution Architect
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.09% 1.82% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.89% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £563 £619 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +28.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £563
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 £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -4.08% +23.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1126 1267 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.15% 96.20% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 827 741
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Surrey over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Surrey

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Guildford +1 3 £525 -4.54% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Staines -3 1 - - 4
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) Guidewire
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (8.70%) FileNet
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Adabas
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) NewSQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) DNA
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) eTOM
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Guidewire
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Palantir
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Software AG
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
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