The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 22 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.88% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 196 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.27% 92.45% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 140 274
Average daily rate £375 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Canary Wharf region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft