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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 120 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 109 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.84% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.95% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 92 64
Median daily rate £575 £557 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £453 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £650 £650
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 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
3212 5598 5518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.72% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 4350 4016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 37 (35.92%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 24 (23.30%) TOGAF
4 20 (19.42%) SOA
5 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.59%) Retail
7 14 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (12.62%) Java
8 13 (12.62%) Oracle
9 12 (11.65%) IBM
9 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.68%) Web Services
10 11 (10.68%) CRM
11 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
11 10 (9.71%) SQL
11 10 (9.71%) VMware
11 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.74%) .NET
12 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.74%) Windows
13 8 (7.77%) AIX
13 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
13 8 (7.77%) Migration
13 8 (7.77%) Zachman Framework
13 8 (7.77%) Investment Banking
13 8 (7.77%) Big Data
13 8 (7.77%) People Management

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 (4.85%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Drupal
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.97%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Radian6
2 1 (0.97%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Office 365
4 2 (1.94%) Force.com
4 2 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) Boomi
5 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 5 (4.85%) FTP
2 5 (4.85%) LAN
2 5 (4.85%) WAN
3 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 4 (3.88%) Wireless
3 4 (3.88%) Wireless Security
4 3 (2.91%) CTI
4 3 (2.91%) NAS
4 3 (2.91%) SAN
5 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.97%) FCoE
6 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.97%) Intranet
6 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.97%) LDAP
6 1 (0.97%) NFC
6 1 (0.97%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Big Data
3 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) HBase
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) ObjectStore
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) ERwin
1 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (35.92%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 14 (13.59%) Retail
4 8 (7.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.83%) Front Office
6 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 3 (2.91%) Publishing
7 3 (2.91%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) Web Services
2 9 (8.74%) .NET
3 7 (6.80%) XML
4 6 (5.83%) REST
4 6 (5.83%) SOAP
5 4 (3.88%) J2EE
6 3 (2.91%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) EDI
7 2 (1.94%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.97%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.97%) JSON
8 1 (0.97%) JSP
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.97%) Servlets
8 1 (0.97%) Spring
8 1 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.88%) EPoS
3 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.91%) IVR
3 3 (2.91%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.94%) Derivative
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) Equities
4 2 (1.94%) Fintech
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Contactless
5 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) AIX
3 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.91%) Solaris
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.30%) TOGAF
2 20 (19.42%) SOA
3 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.59%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.68%) CRM
8 10 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.77%) Migration
10 8 (7.77%) People Management
10 8 (7.77%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.80%) SDLC
11 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 7 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (6.80%) UML
12 6 (5.83%) High Availability
12 6 (5.83%) Investment Management
12 6 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) Java
2 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 2 (1.94%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) NFS
5 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.97%) SRDF
5 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) IBM
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) VMware
4 6 (5.83%) Citrix
5 5 (4.85%) Bloomberg
5 5 (4.85%) Cisco
5 5 (4.85%) Dell
5 5 (4.85%) HP
5 5 (4.85%) Reuters
5 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.88%) EMC
6 4 (3.88%) Hortonworks
6 4 (3.88%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) hybris
7 2 (1.94%) Informatica
7 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.94%) NetApp
7 2 (1.94%) Pega
7 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
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