The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solution Architect
Rank 210 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Solutions Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £469
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Solutions Architect
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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 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
5455 5390 6593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.12% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3933 4841
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Microsoft Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ADO
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ADO
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax