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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 21 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.89% 0.93% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.00% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£750 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-29.15% +28.26%
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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
96 201 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.71% 93.06% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 135 251
Average daily rate £450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos