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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 110 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 92 98 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.66% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.80% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 111
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 84 (37.00%) Finance
2 60 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.35%) SOA
4 50 (22.03%) Microsoft
4 50 (22.03%) Banking
5 49 (21.59%) TOGAF
6 44 (19.38%) .NET
7 43 (18.94%) Java
8 38 (16.74%) SQL Server
9 36 (15.86%) Oracle
10 35 (15.42%) Windows
11 29 (12.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 26 (11.45%) VMware
12 26 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (8.37%) Linux
13 19 (8.37%) CRM
13 19 (8.37%) Middleware
14 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (7.49%) Degree
15 17 (7.49%) IBM
15 17 (7.49%) MS Excel
15 17 (7.49%) SQL
16 16 (7.05%) E-Commerce
16 16 (7.05%) Waterfall
16 16 (7.05%) Mobile App
17 15 (6.61%) UML
17 15 (6.61%) Project Management
17 15 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (6.61%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.52%) IIS
2 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.08%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (2.20%) Apache
5 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.76%) JBoss
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.88%) Lync
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) Mingle
4 3 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Maximo
2 3 (1.32%) RMDS
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.44%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.88%) Force.com
4 2 (0.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Heroku
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) SAN
2 9 (3.96%) Firewall
3 6 (2.64%) WAN
3 6 (2.64%) NAS
4 5 (2.20%) VPN
5 4 (1.76%) HTTP
5 4 (1.76%) LAN
5 4 (1.76%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.76%) FCoE
5 4 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.76%) Multicast
6 3 (1.32%) VLAN
6 3 (1.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.44%) SMS
8 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.41%) EDRMS
5 10 (4.41%) DTS
6 6 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.20%) Big Data
8 4 (1.76%) HBase
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.32%) MySQL
9 3 (1.32%) DB2
10 2 (0.88%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) TeamCity
1 10 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
2 3 (1.32%) Selenium
2 3 (1.32%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.44%) WinDbg
General
1 84 (37.00%) Finance
2 50 (22.03%) Banking
3 13 (5.73%) Retail
4 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.08%) Legal
5 7 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.64%) Advertising
7 4 (1.76%) Marketing
7 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.76%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.88%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.38%) .NET
2 19 (8.37%) Middleware
3 11 (4.85%) Web Services
3 11 (4.85%) HTML
4 10 (4.41%) XML
4 10 (4.41%) JRules
5 7 (3.08%) MEAP
6 6 (2.64%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.64%) HTML5
7 5 (2.20%) J2EE
8 4 (1.76%) XSLT
8 4 (1.76%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.32%) Ajax
9 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.32%) CSS
9 3 (1.32%) JSP
9 3 (1.32%) Ultra Messaging
9 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.32%) WPF
9 3 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.08%) User Experience
6 7 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.76%) Clustering
7 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.76%) Social Media
8 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) Windows
2 19 (8.37%) Linux
3 9 (3.96%) Android
4 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) UNIX
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) HPUX
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.35%) SOA
3 49 (21.59%) TOGAF
4 29 (12.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 26 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (8.37%) CRM
7 16 (7.05%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.05%) Waterfall
8 15 (6.61%) UML
8 15 (6.61%) Project Management
8 15 (6.61%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (6.17%) Workflow
10 12 (5.29%) OO
10 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.85%) Migration
12 10 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.41%) ERP
13 9 (3.96%) ITIL
13 9 (3.96%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.94%) Java
2 17 (7.49%) SQL
3 11 (4.85%) C#
4 10 (4.41%) C
5 9 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.32%) VB
7 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.88%) Scala
7 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.44%) R
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.44%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.49%) Degree
2 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.88%) CCNP
4 2 (0.88%) CCNA
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISA
5 1 (0.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.44%) MCTS
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
5 1 (0.44%) MCSD
5 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.76%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) COBIT
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Basel II
4 1 (0.44%) FATCA
4 1 (0.44%) COREP
System Software
1 18 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.64%) Xen
5 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.76%) NFS
6 4 (1.76%) SRDF
6 4 (1.76%) vSphere
6 4 (1.76%) KVM
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) Puppet
1 10 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.86%) Oracle
3 26 (11.45%) VMware
4 17 (7.49%) IBM
5 10 (4.41%) webMethods
6 9 (3.96%) NetApp
7 8 (3.52%) Cisco
8 7 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.08%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.64%) HP
9 6 (2.64%) SAP
10 5 (2.20%) EMC
11 4 (1.76%) Intel
11 4 (1.76%) Sybase
11 4 (1.76%) DataSynapse
11 4 (1.76%) ATG
12 3 (1.32%) Pega
12 3 (1.32%) Syclo
12 3 (1.32%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.32%) Citrix
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