The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 129 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 73 126 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.87% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.00% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 91 72
Average daily rate
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£500 £530 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £675 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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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
5219 6286 5637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.46% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4044 4571 4200
Average daily rate £448 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 113 144
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 52 (29.55%) Finance
2 40 (22.73%) Oracle
3 26 (14.77%) Windows
4 25 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (14.20%) TOGAF
5 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.50%) SOA
6 22 (12.50%) Banking
7 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
9 17 (9.66%) Retail
10 16 (9.09%) Migration
11 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
12 14 (7.95%) Degree
13 13 (7.39%) SAP
13 13 (7.39%) Web Services
13 13 (7.39%) CRM
13 13 (7.39%) Middleware
14 12 (6.82%) Java
14 12 (6.82%) SQL
14 12 (6.82%) .NET
14 12 (6.82%) Linux
14 12 (6.82%) MS Excel
14 12 (6.82%) VMware
15 10 (5.68%) UNIX
15 10 (5.68%) Data Modelling
15 10 (5.68%) Data Migration
16 9 (5.11%) HTML
16 9 (5.11%) ERP
16 9 (5.11%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.41%) CMS
2 5 (2.84%) Node.js
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.70%) SAS
4 3 (1.70%) IIS
4 3 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (1.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.57%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.27%) Office 365
3 3 (1.70%) IaaS
3 3 (1.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) WAN
2 4 (2.27%) LAN
2 4 (2.27%) Firewall
2 4 (2.27%) VLAN
3 3 (1.70%) Multicast
3 3 (1.70%) NAS
3 3 (1.70%) FCoE
3 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.70%) FTP
3 3 (1.70%) SAN
4 2 (1.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) Wireless
4 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.57%) WLAN
5 1 (0.57%) HSRP
5 1 (0.57%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.41%) Big Data
4 6 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.84%) DB2
5 5 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.14%) HBase
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.57%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MSTest
1 3 (1.70%) Moq
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Grunt
3 1 (0.57%) Bower
General
1 52 (29.55%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Banking
3 17 (9.66%) Retail
4 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.27%) Billing
6 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.39%) Web Services
1 13 (7.39%) Middleware
2 12 (6.82%) .NET
3 9 (5.11%) HTML
4 7 (3.98%) J2EE
4 7 (3.98%) XML
5 5 (2.84%) CSS
6 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.27%) Ajax
6 4 (2.27%) XSLT
6 4 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.27%) HTML5
7 3 (1.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.70%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (1.70%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.70%) WCF
7 3 (1.70%) LINQ
7 3 (1.70%) jQuery
7 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.41%) FMCG
2 5 (2.84%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.27%) Social Media
3 4 (2.27%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.70%) PACS
4 3 (1.70%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.14%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.57%) Kindle
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.57%) W3C
6 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.77%) Windows
2 12 (6.82%) Linux
3 10 (5.68%) UNIX
4 4 (2.27%) Android
4 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.70%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
1 25 (14.20%) TOGAF
2 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.50%) SOA
4 16 (9.09%) Migration
5 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.39%) CRM
7 10 (5.68%) Data Modelling
7 10 (5.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.11%) Project Management
8 9 (5.11%) ERP
9 8 (4.55%) UML
9 8 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.55%) Data Architecture
9 8 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (3.98%) Time Management
10 7 (3.98%) Workflow
11 6 (3.41%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (3.41%) Change Management
11 6 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.82%) SQL
1 12 (6.82%) Java
2 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.84%) C#
3 2 (1.14%) Scala
4 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) VBA
4 1 (0.57%) Python
4 1 (0.57%) XQuery
4 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Degree
2 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) MCTS
4 2 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) CCDP
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) GAAP
4 1 (0.57%) HL7
4 1 (0.57%) Basel III
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.70%) SRDF
3 3 (1.70%) vSphere
3 3 (1.70%) NFS
3 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.14%) Xen
4 2 (1.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (22.73%) Oracle
2 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.39%) SAP
4 12 (6.82%) VMware
5 8 (4.55%) Cisco
6 6 (3.41%) Siebel
6 6 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.27%) IBM
8 3 (1.70%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.70%) EMC
8 3 (1.70%) Intel
8 3 (1.70%) Sybase
8 3 (1.70%) Calypso
8 3 (1.70%) SunGard
8 3 (1.70%) NetApp
8 3 (1.70%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.14%) hybris
9 2 (1.14%) 29West
9 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
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