The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 103 80 130
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 58 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 2.40% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.54% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 118 64
Median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £468 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £625 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
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
3203 5522 5503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.87% 94.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 4262 4090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 96 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 29 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 30 (30.61%) Banking
3 21 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 19 (19.39%) SOA
5 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.29%) Retail
7 14 (14.29%) Java
7 14 (14.29%) Oracle
8 13 (13.27%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.22%) IBM
10 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (10.20%) Migration
12 9 (9.18%) .NET
12 9 (9.18%) Web Services
12 9 (9.18%) CRM
13 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.16%) SQL
13 8 (8.16%) VMware
13 8 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
13 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (7.14%) Windows
14 7 (7.14%) UML
14 7 (7.14%) People Management
14 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
14 7 (7.14%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.02%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Maximo
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Force.com
4 1 (1.02%) Boomi
4 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle CX
4 1 (1.02%) Responsys
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
1 5 (5.10%) FTP
1 5 (5.10%) LAN
1 5 (5.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.08%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) NAS
2 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) Wireless
2 4 (4.08%) Wireless Security
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) FCoE
4 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.02%) LDAP
4 1 (1.02%) NFC
4 1 (1.02%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Big Data
3 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) HBase
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) ObjectStore
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) ERwin
1 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 30 (30.61%) Banking
3 14 (14.29%) Retail
4 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Front Office
6 3 (3.06%) Publishing
6 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
1 9 (9.18%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) J2EE
2 4 (4.08%) XML
3 3 (3.06%) Middleware
3 3 (3.06%) REST
3 3 (3.06%) SOAP
3 3 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.04%) EDI
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.02%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.02%) React
5 1 (1.02%) Spring
5 1 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) EPoS
2 4 (4.08%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.04%) Derivative
4 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Equities
4 2 (2.04%) Fintech
4 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.02%) DataPower
5 1 (1.02%) IPTV
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.02%) PACS
5 1 (1.02%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (6.12%) AIX
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
4 3 (3.06%) Unix
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) Solaris
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 19 (19.39%) SOA
3 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.27%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (11.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (10.20%) Migration
8 9 (9.18%) CRM
9 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.14%) People Management
10 7 (7.14%) SDLC
10 7 (7.14%) UML
11 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 5 (5.10%) Project Management
12 5 (5.10%) Translating Business Requirements
12 5 (5.10%) Workflow
13 4 (4.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) NFS
5 1 (1.02%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.02%) SRDF
5 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.22%) IBM
4 8 (8.16%) VMware
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco
5 5 (5.10%) SAP
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) Hortonworks
7 3 (3.06%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) hybris
7 3 (3.06%) Reuters
8 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) Pega
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
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