Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.94% 2.79% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 3.01% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 13
Warwickshire median daily rate £538 £531 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% -4.55%
10th Percentile £481 £501 £440
90th Percentile £638 £651 £646
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -8.70%
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 510 564 770
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.24% 92.61% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 328 498
Warwickshire median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £249 £181 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 60
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.03% +89.15% -28.33%
10th Percentile £9.39 £14.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £34.44 £34.41
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% +13.33% -9.37%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +2 13 £538 -6.52% 2
Stratford-upon-Avon 0 4 £525 -17.65%
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 5 (18.52%) Privileged Access Management
3 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (14.81%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) BCP
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.11%) SaaS
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.11%) Intranet

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 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
1 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Privileged Access Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) BCP
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Service Design
5 2 (7.41%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CITP
2 2 (7.41%) IIBA
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.70%) Demandware
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) VMware