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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 98 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 95 103 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 1.70% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.83% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 81 58
Average daily rate
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£551 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 50 (29.24%) Finance
2 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.71%) TOGAF
4 31 (18.13%) Banking
5 30 (17.54%) Java
6 25 (14.62%) SQL
6 25 (14.62%) SOA
7 23 (13.45%) Retail
8 22 (12.87%) Oracle
9 19 (11.11%) .NET
10 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.36%) Windows
11 16 (9.36%) Security Cleared
12 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
12 14 (8.19%) Web Services
12 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
14 12 (7.02%) HTML
14 12 (7.02%) SAP
15 11 (6.43%) Big Data
15 11 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (6.43%) Degree
15 11 (6.43%) Cisco
16 10 (5.85%) IBM
16 10 (5.85%) OO
16 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
16 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (5.26%) HTML5
17 9 (5.26%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (4.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.51%) CMS
2 6 (3.51%) IIS
3 5 (2.92%) Node.js
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.75%) SAS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.17%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) FileNet
7 1 (0.58%) Lync
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.75%) RMDS
3 2 (1.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.34%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) IaaS
2 2 (1.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) Firewall
2 8 (4.68%) SAN
3 5 (2.92%) LAN
4 4 (2.34%) WAN
4 4 (2.34%) VPN
4 4 (2.34%) VLAN
5 3 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.75%) NAS
5 3 (1.75%) FCoE
5 3 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.75%) Multicast
5 3 (1.75%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (1.75%) HTTP
5 3 (1.75%) Internet
5 3 (1.75%) Wireless
6 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.17%) MPLS
6 2 (1.17%) OSPF
6 2 (1.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) Big Data
3 8 (4.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.51%) DB2
5 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.92%) MySQL
6 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.17%) HBase
7 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Maven
2 3 (1.75%) MSTest
2 3 (1.75%) Moq
3 1 (0.58%) Grunt
3 1 (0.58%) Bower
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 50 (29.24%) Finance
2 31 (18.13%) Banking
3 23 (13.45%) Retail
4 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.75%) Electronics
7 3 (1.75%) Billing
8 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.17%) Back Office
8 2 (1.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) .NET
2 14 (8.19%) Web Services
3 12 (7.02%) HTML
4 9 (5.26%) Middleware
4 9 (5.26%) HTML5
5 8 (4.68%) XML
6 7 (4.09%) Ajax
6 7 (4.09%) WCF
7 6 (3.51%) J2EE
8 4 (2.34%) Swing
8 4 (2.34%) WPF
8 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.34%) Spring
9 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.75%) jQuery
9 3 (1.75%) RESTful
9 3 (1.75%) LINQ
9 3 (1.75%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.09%) Biometrics
3 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (1.75%) User Experience
4 3 (1.75%) Social Media
4 3 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) Clustering
4 3 (1.75%) Physics
4 3 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.17%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Windows
2 7 (4.09%) Linux
3 5 (2.92%) Android
3 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.92%) UNIX
4 4 (2.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.71%) TOGAF
3 25 (14.62%) SOA
4 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
5 11 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.85%) OO
7 9 (5.26%) Project Management
8 7 (4.09%) ETL
8 7 (4.09%) CRM
8 7 (4.09%) Scrum
8 7 (4.09%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (4.09%) Logistics
8 7 (4.09%) Business Development
9 6 (3.51%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.51%) Time Management
9 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (3.51%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.51%) Migration
9 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.54%) Java
2 25 (14.62%) SQL
3 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.68%) C#
4 8 (4.68%) C++
5 5 (2.92%) Scala
6 2 (1.17%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Groovy
7 1 (0.58%) Python
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.58%) SOQL
7 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.43%) Degree
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.17%) CCIE
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) GAAP
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.75%) SRDF
3 3 (1.75%) NFS
3 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.75%) Xen
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.75%) KVM
4 2 (1.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.75%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (12.87%) Oracle
2 18 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.02%) SAP
4 11 (6.43%) Cisco
5 10 (5.85%) IBM
6 8 (4.68%) VMware
7 6 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.92%) EMC
9 4 (2.34%) NetApp
10 3 (1.75%) HP
10 3 (1.75%) Intel
10 3 (1.75%) 29West
10 3 (1.75%) Splunk
10 3 (1.75%) Brocade
10 3 (1.75%) DataSynapse
10 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.17%) ATG
11 2 (1.17%) Juniper
11 2 (1.17%) Sybase
11 2 (1.17%) Nokia
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £549.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £850 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 25 days ago