The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 195 221 229
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.060% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £461 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) PACS
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Siebel EIM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) COM
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PACS
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
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