Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Solutions Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 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.

Technical Solution Architect
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.98% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £420 £525 £525
90th Percentile £700 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,628 1,167 1,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 95.03% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 779 858
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £222
90th Percentile £625 £582 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 23 27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £27.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.02% -25.68% +74.12%
10th Percentile £14.37 £13.00 £15.90
90th Percentile £47.05 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +20.00% -9.09%

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in Wiltshire

Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Swindon -2 14 £525 -4.55%
Corsham - 1 £550 -
Technical Solutions Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Scorecard
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) MODAF
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Unisys
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) zOS
4 2 (11.76%) Site Server

Technical 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 (11.76%) Site Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
1 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) zOS
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Scorecard
1 3 (17.65%) SDLC
1 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) MODAF
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Unisys
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle