Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 15 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +47 -20 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 118 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.81% 1.62% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 1.71% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 15 34
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £481 £509 £420
90th Percentile £725 £583 £678
South West median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £55.88 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,631 1,170 1,231
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 95.04% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,063 783 855
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £223
90th Percentile £625 £586 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £33.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% -4.64% +66.67%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +30.00% -9.09%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Salisbury - 47 £550 - 6
Swindon +14 39 £535 -2.73% 1
Corsham - 12 £550 -
Malmesbury - 1 £523 - 1
Trowbridge - 1 £450 -
Solutions Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Wiltshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 63 (53.39%) Security Cleared
2 39 (33.05%) Technical Architecture
2 39 (33.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (33.05%) IT Strategy
3 38 (32.20%) Finance
4 35 (29.66%) Linux
5 34 (28.81%) Critical Thinking
6 32 (27.12%) DV Cleared
7 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
8 25 (21.19%) Banking
9 24 (20.34%) TOGAF
9 24 (20.34%) Python
10 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.49%) Information Security
10 23 (19.49%) HMG Infosec
10 23 (19.49%) JSP 440
10 23 (19.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 18 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (14.41%) Management Information System
12 17 (14.41%) Web Services
13 15 (12.71%) Java
13 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (12.71%) Information Assurance
13 15 (12.71%) Security Architecture
14 14 (11.86%) C
14 14 (11.86%) XML
14 14 (11.86%) SOAP
14 14 (11.86%) Windows
14 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.54%) Site Server
5 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.85%) Appian
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Apigee
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
1 5 (4.24%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (4.24%) Unified Communications
1 5 (4.24%) WAN
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.54%) VSAN
3 2 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) DAB
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) DB2
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (32.20%) Finance
2 25 (21.19%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.24%) Electronics
5 5 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) Web Services
2 14 (11.86%) SOAP
2 14 (11.86%) XML
3 13 (11.02%) JSON
3 13 (11.02%) JSP
4 6 (5.08%) Middleware
4 6 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (4.24%) .NET
5 5 (4.24%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (3.39%) OAuth
6 4 (3.39%) SAML
7 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.54%) J2EE
7 3 (2.54%) OAuth2
7 3 (2.54%) OpenID
8 1 (0.85%) JFC
8 1 (0.85%) JMS
8 1 (0.85%) RESTful
8 1 (0.85%) Swagger
8 1 (0.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.39%) DataPower
4 4 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.39%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (3.39%) Robotics
5 3 (2.54%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.66%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Windows
3 13 (11.02%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.93%) AIX
6 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.24%) zOS
8 1 (0.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) IT Strategy
1 39 (33.05%) Technical Architecture
2 34 (28.81%) Critical Thinking
3 24 (20.34%) TOGAF
4 23 (19.49%) Information Security
5 18 (15.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (12.71%) Information Assurance
6 15 (12.71%) Security Architecture
7 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.02%) DSDM
8 13 (11.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.63%) Migration
10 9 (7.63%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (6.78%) SOA
11 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) Python
2 15 (12.71%) Java
3 14 (11.86%) C
4 13 (11.02%) C++
4 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (53.39%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.12%) DV Cleared
3 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.32%) RHCE
5 10 (8.47%) Degree
6 4 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (3.39%) CISA
6 4 (3.39%) CISM
6 4 (3.39%) CISSP
6 4 (3.39%) ISSAP
6 4 (3.39%) ISSEP
7 2 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.49%) HMG Infosec
1 23 (19.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 23 (19.49%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.69%) GDPR
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) PSD2
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Puppet
2 7 (5.93%) SCCM
3 6 (5.08%) SCOM
4 4 (3.39%) vRealize
5 3 (2.54%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 3 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) SAP
3 12 (10.17%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.78%) Cisco
4 8 (6.78%) IBM
5 5 (4.24%) Unisys
5 5 (4.24%) VMware
6 4 (3.39%) Pega
7 3 (2.54%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.69%) Avaya
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.85%) TIBCO