The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Microsoft Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 161 - 205
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £625 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Microsoft Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Microsoft 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 City of London region featuring Microsoft Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Microsoft Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP