Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 48 62
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.57% 3.44% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.64% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £509 £425 £408
90th Percentile £583 £663 £581
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
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 1213 1209 1436
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.60% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 851 964
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 61
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.15% +67.78% +3.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.55 £12.00
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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
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 24 November 2017. 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
Swindon -25 13 £550 -
Solutions Architect
South West

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

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 Wiltshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) RIA
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) MODAF
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (10.00%) GDPR
6 2 (10.00%) PSD2
6 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.00%) SEPA
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Electronics
7 1 (5.00%) Telecoms

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 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) MODAF
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.00%) PSD2
1 2 (10.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Cadence
2 1 (5.00%) SAP