The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 203 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.14% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£600 £638 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
- -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) F5
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