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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 86 125 77
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 131 75 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.30% 1.31% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.42% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 58 131
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £665 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £60.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +50.00%
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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
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 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 74 (30.96%) Finance
2 60 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (23.43%) Java
3 56 (23.43%) Microsoft
4 53 (22.18%) TOGAF
5 51 (21.34%) .NET
6 44 (18.41%) SOA
7 42 (17.57%) Banking
8 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
9 36 (15.06%) Oracle
10 35 (14.64%) Windows
11 29 (12.13%) SQL
12 27 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
13 26 (10.88%) VMware
14 21 (8.79%) Retail
15 19 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (7.95%) Linux
15 19 (7.95%) IBM
15 19 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (7.53%) OO
16 18 (7.53%) CRM
16 18 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.53%) Degree
17 17 (7.11%) Technical Architecture
17 17 (7.11%) MS Excel
17 17 (7.11%) Middleware
18 16 (6.69%) SAN
19 15 (6.28%) Cisco
19 15 (6.28%) UML
19 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (5.44%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.02%) IIS
3 8 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.93%) Apache
4 7 (2.93%) K2 blackpearl
5 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.67%) JBoss
7 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.26%) Lync
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) Mingle
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.09%) RMDS
3 2 (0.84%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Heroku
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) Force.com
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.69%) SAN
2 13 (5.44%) Firewall
3 8 (3.35%) NAS
3 8 (3.35%) VPN
3 8 (3.35%) LAN
3 8 (3.35%) WAN
4 6 (2.51%) HTTP
4 6 (2.51%) FCoE
4 6 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (2.51%) Multicast
4 6 (2.51%) VLAN
4 6 (2.51%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.09%) DNS
6 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.26%) Internet
7 3 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.26%) WebEx
8 2 (0.84%) Telepresence
8 2 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.18%) DTS
5 10 (4.18%) EDRMS
5 10 (4.18%) Big Data
6 7 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.09%) HBase
8 4 (1.67%) MySQL
9 3 (1.26%) DB2
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (4.18%) TeamCity
1 10 (4.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.67%) Maven
3 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.42%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 74 (30.96%) Finance
2 42 (17.57%) Banking
3 21 (8.79%) Retail
4 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.09%) Legal
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.34%) .NET
2 17 (7.11%) Middleware
3 14 (5.86%) XML
4 13 (5.44%) Web Services
5 12 (5.02%) HTML
6 10 (4.18%) JRules
7 9 (3.77%) J2EE
8 8 (3.35%) MEAP
9 6 (2.51%) XSLT
9 6 (2.51%) Rendezvous
9 6 (2.51%) WPF
10 5 (2.09%) WCF
10 5 (2.09%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.09%) HTML5
10 5 (2.09%) Ultra Messaging
11 4 (1.67%) Swing
11 4 (1.67%) SOAP
12 3 (1.26%) Ajax
12 3 (1.26%) RESTful
12 3 (1.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
1 12 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.77%) User Experience
4 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.93%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.93%) Clustering
5 6 (2.51%) Biometrics
6 3 (1.26%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.26%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.26%) Replication
6 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
7 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.84%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.64%) Windows
2 19 (7.95%) Linux
3 9 (3.77%) Android
4 8 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.93%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (2.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.18%) TOGAF
3 44 (18.41%) SOA
4 27 (11.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.53%) CRM
6 18 (7.53%) E-Commerce
6 18 (7.53%) OO
7 17 (7.11%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (6.28%) UML
8 15 (6.28%) Project Management
8 15 (6.28%) Waterfall
9 14 (5.86%) SDLC
10 12 (5.02%) Workflow
10 12 (5.02%) Logistics
11 11 (4.60%) Migration
11 11 (4.60%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.18%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.77%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.43%) Java
2 29 (12.13%) SQL
3 14 (5.86%) C#
4 13 (5.44%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.18%) C
6 8 (3.35%) C++
7 3 (1.26%) VB
7 3 (1.26%) Scala
8 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) R
9 1 (0.42%) SOQL
9 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) VBScript
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.53%) Degree
2 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.84%) CCIE
5 2 (0.84%) CCNP
5 2 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CISA
6 1 (0.42%) CISM
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
6 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) COBIT
1 3 (1.26%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.35%) Xen
5 6 (2.51%) SRDF
5 6 (2.51%) KVM
5 6 (2.51%) NFS
5 6 (2.51%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.09%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.18%) Puppet
1 10 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.42%) Netcool
3 1 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (23.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.06%) Oracle
3 26 (10.88%) VMware
4 19 (7.95%) IBM
5 15 (6.28%) Cisco
6 12 (5.02%) NetApp
7 10 (4.18%) TIBCO
7 10 (4.18%) webMethods
8 8 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.35%) HP
8 8 (3.35%) EMC
9 6 (2.51%) Intel
9 6 (2.51%) SAP
9 6 (2.51%) ATG
9 6 (2.51%) DataSynapse
10 5 (2.09%) Sybase
11 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.26%) Pega
11 3 (1.26%) Brocade
12 2 (0.84%) Demandware
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