The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 204 196 222
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Solutions Architect
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Django
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Django
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) WinForms
1 2 (14.29%) CSS3
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (7.14%) FatWire
3 1 (7.14%) Open Text
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + negoitiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago