Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 35 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.96% 3.55% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 3.81% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Warwickshire median daily rate £525 £538 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +10.26% +5.41%
10th Percentile £486 £510 £425
90th Percentile £638 £663 £663
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £538 £520
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.37% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 494 551 688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 93.23% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 308 429
Warwickshire median daily rate £441 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £532
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 69
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £27.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.30% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.86 £12.40
90th Percentile £22.25 £34.42 £35.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% +10.45% +4.69%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Warwickshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Warwickshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Warwickshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Warwickshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -5 14 £550 -8.33% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon -3 3 £525 -15.15%
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Intranet
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) BCP
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (11.54%) CITP
6 3 (11.54%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) SaaS
6 3 (11.54%) SAP BPC
6 3 (11.54%) IIBA
6 3 (11.54%) Office 365
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Science

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (19.23%) Privileged Access Management
4 4 (15.38%) BCP
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Traceability Matrix
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) CITP
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) IIBA
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.54%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.85%) Google