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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 87 123 101
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 116 94 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.50% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.62% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 74 77
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £481
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
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
5091 5808 5847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.57% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 4256 4275
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 119
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 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £41.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 45 (22.73%) TOGAF
3 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.19%) Java
5 35 (17.68%) SOA
6 33 (16.67%) .NET
6 33 (16.67%) Banking
7 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
8 27 (13.64%) SQL
9 26 (13.13%) Oracle
9 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
10 20 (10.10%) Windows
10 20 (10.10%) Retail
11 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.08%) Web Services
13 14 (7.07%) JavaScript
13 14 (7.07%) VMware
14 13 (6.57%) HTML
14 13 (6.57%) SAN
15 12 (6.06%) IBM
15 12 (6.06%) C#
15 12 (6.06%) XML
15 12 (6.06%) OO
15 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
16 11 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (5.56%) SC Cleared
16 11 (5.56%) CRM
16 11 (5.56%) Project Management
16 11 (5.56%) Logistics
16 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (5.05%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.54%) IIS
3 6 (3.03%) CMS
4 5 (2.53%) Node.js
5 4 (2.02%) Apache
6 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.52%) JBoss
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.01%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.52%) RMDS
3 2 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) Radian6
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Heroku
3 1 (0.51%) Force.com
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) SAN
2 11 (5.56%) Firewall
3 7 (3.54%) VPN
4 5 (2.53%) LAN
4 5 (2.53%) VLAN
4 5 (2.53%) NAS
5 4 (2.02%) WebEx
5 4 (2.02%) Internet
5 4 (2.02%) DNS
5 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.52%) WAN
6 3 (1.52%) HTTP
6 3 (1.52%) Cisco ICM
6 3 (1.52%) Multicast
6 3 (1.52%) FCoE
6 3 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.01%) Wireless
7 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) Big Data
3 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.03%) DB2
4 5 (2.53%) MySQL
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.02%) EDRMS
5 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.02%) DTS
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.01%) HBase
7 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Maven
2 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.52%) MSTest
3 3 (1.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Bower
4 1 (0.51%) Grunt
4 1 (0.51%) WinDbg
General
1 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 33 (16.67%) Banking
3 20 (10.10%) Retail
4 9 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.52%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Electronics
7 3 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.67%) .NET
2 16 (8.08%) Web Services
3 13 (6.57%) HTML
4 12 (6.06%) XML
5 10 (5.05%) Middleware
6 9 (4.55%) HTML5
7 8 (4.04%) WCF
7 8 (4.04%) J2EE
8 7 (3.54%) Ajax
9 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.02%) WPF
10 4 (2.02%) JRules
10 4 (2.02%) Swing
10 4 (2.02%) CSS
11 3 (1.52%) SOAP
11 3 (1.52%) XSLT
11 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.52%) Rendezvous
11 3 (1.52%) Spring
11 3 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
1 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.54%) Biometrics
2 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.54%) User Experience
2 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.03%) Clustering
4 4 (2.02%) Social Media
5 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.52%) Replication
5 3 (1.52%) Physics
5 3 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.52%) Open Source
6 2 (1.01%) iPhone
6 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.10%) Windows
2 10 (5.05%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) Android
4 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) Solaris
6 3 (1.52%) UNIX
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.73%) TOGAF
2 44 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.68%) SOA
4 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
5 12 (6.06%) OO
6 11 (5.56%) CRM
6 11 (5.56%) Project Management
6 11 (5.56%) Logistics
6 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (5.05%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (4.04%) Waterfall
8 8 (4.04%) Software Delivery
8 8 (4.04%) Migration
8 8 (4.04%) Scrum
9 7 (3.54%) Data Modelling
9 7 (3.54%) Business Development
9 7 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.54%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) Java
2 27 (13.64%) SQL
3 14 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.06%) C#
5 8 (4.04%) C++
6 6 (3.03%) C
7 4 (2.02%) Scala
8 3 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.51%) SOQL
10 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.53%) Xen
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.02%) vSphere
5 3 (1.52%) NFS
5 3 (1.52%) KVM
5 3 (1.52%) SRDF
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Puppet
1 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool
4 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.13%) Oracle
3 14 (7.07%) VMware
4 12 (6.06%) IBM
5 10 (5.05%) Cisco
6 9 (4.55%) SAP
7 7 (3.54%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.03%) NetApp
8 6 (3.03%) HP
9 5 (2.53%) EMC
9 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.02%) Sitecore
10 4 (2.02%) webMethods
11 3 (1.52%) Intel
11 3 (1.52%) ATG
11 3 (1.52%) DataSynapse
11 3 (1.52%) Brocade
11 3 (1.52%) Splunk
12 2 (1.01%) Kofax
12 2 (1.01%) Juniper
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 - £680 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £549.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago