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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
London / City of London
Rank 89 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 63 40 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.27% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.33% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 71
Median daily rate £615 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £425 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £518
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 42 (33.60%) Finance
2 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.40%) Java
4 24 (19.20%) Banking
5 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.40%) CRM
6 17 (13.60%) .NET
6 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (12.80%) Data Architecture
7 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
7 16 (12.80%) SQL
8 15 (12.00%) Oracle
8 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.00%) TOGAF
9 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (10.40%) Retail
10 13 (10.40%) SOA
11 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (8.00%) ERP
12 10 (8.00%) ETL
12 10 (8.00%) SAP
12 10 (8.00%) Web Services
13 9 (7.20%) Big Data
13 9 (7.20%) Analytics
13 9 (7.20%) C#
13 9 (7.20%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (7.20%) Hadoop
13 9 (7.20%) Data Integration

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 9 (7.20%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Drupal
4 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.60%) JBoss
4 2 (1.60%) Kentico
4 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.80%) Confluence
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.60%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.80%) Maximo
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.80%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.80%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.80%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.40%) Office 365
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
4 4 (3.20%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) GitHub
6 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) DNS
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) LDAP
3 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) DHCP
4 1 (0.80%) ISDN
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) PBX
4 1 (0.80%) PSTN
4 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) Big Data
2 9 (7.20%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) Essbase
6 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.60%) QlikView
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) HBase
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.80%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Maven
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.80%) Ant
3 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.80%) ERwin
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.80%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 42 (33.60%) Finance
2 24 (19.20%) Banking
3 13 (10.40%) Retail
4 8 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.80%) Advertising
5 6 (4.80%) Marketing
6 5 (4.00%) Front Office
7 3 (2.40%) Legal
8 2 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.60%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) .NET
2 10 (8.00%) Web Services
3 8 (6.40%) REST
4 7 (5.60%) HTML
5 6 (4.80%) JSON
5 6 (4.80%) Middleware
5 6 (4.80%) XML
6 4 (3.20%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (3.20%) SOAP
6 4 (3.20%) Spring
7 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.40%) CSS
7 3 (2.40%) jQuery
7 3 (2.40%) SAML
7 3 (2.40%) XSD
7 3 (2.40%) XSLT
8 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.60%) HTML5
8 2 (1.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Market Risk
2 5 (4.00%) Equities
2 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) EPoS
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.20%) User Experience
4 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.60%) Fintech
5 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Tandem
5 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.80%) Contactless
6 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.80%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) AIX
4 2 (1.60%) Solaris
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (14.40%) CRM
2 16 (12.80%) Data Architecture
3 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 13 (10.40%) SOA
5 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (8.00%) ERP
6 10 (8.00%) ETL
7 9 (7.20%) Analytics
7 9 (7.20%) Data Integration
7 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (6.40%) Document Management
8 8 (6.40%) Migration
9 6 (4.80%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.80%) DevOps
10 5 (4.00%) People Management
10 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) Java
2 16 (12.80%) SQL
3 9 (7.20%) C#
4 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) C++
5 3 (2.40%) Python
6 2 (1.60%) Ruby
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.60%) XPath
7 1 (0.80%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.80%) C
7 1 (0.80%) Go
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
7 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.60%) MCSD
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.60%) PMP
3 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) MCITP
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) MiFID
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.80%) IFRS
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.80%) Ceph
4 1 (0.80%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.80%) HDFS
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) MOM
2 2 (1.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Cacti
3 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) SAP
4 6 (4.80%) VMware
5 5 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 5 (4.00%) Reuters
6 4 (3.20%) IBM
6 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) ATG
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Dell
7 2 (1.60%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.60%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.60%) HP
7 2 (1.60%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.80%) Avaya
8 1 (0.80%) BT
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) Sage
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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