The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Lead Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 571 576 560
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 45 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.072% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.076% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 28
Median daily rate £558 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £473 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £653 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £600 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47023 47467 46270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31062 30430 28861
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1390 1810 1901
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the England region.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 24 £613 +11.36% 8
Yorkshire - 10 £500 - 2
South East +2 4 £564 -6.04% 1
West Midlands - 3 £600 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
North East - 1 £375 -
Lead Solutions Architect
UK

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Lead 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 England region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) SOA
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (13.75%) Banking
6 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.50%) Degree
8 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (11.25%) .NET
9 8 (10.00%) HTML
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (10.00%) Windows
10 7 (8.75%) SAP
10 7 (8.75%) PHP
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle
10 7 (8.75%) PLM
10 7 (8.75%) Logistics
10 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.75%) API Design
11 6 (7.50%) Lean Manufacturing
11 6 (7.50%) Android
11 6 (7.50%) WCF
11 6 (7.50%) Marketing
11 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
11 6 (7.50%) SAP MII
11 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.50%) HTML5

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) Mule
2 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP MII
2 3 (3.75%) SAP SRM
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) Extranet
3 2 (2.50%) FCoE
3 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) Multicast
3 2 (2.50%) NAS
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) OLAP
4 2 (2.50%) OLTP
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Checkstyle
1 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) JUnit
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
1 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.50%) HTML5
3 6 (7.50%) WCF
4 5 (6.25%) EDI
4 5 (6.25%) Xamarin.iOS
5 4 (5.00%) Spring
5 4 (5.00%) Web Services
6 3 (3.75%) Middleware
7 2 (2.50%) Spring Integration
7 2 (2.50%) XML
7 2 (2.50%) XSLT
8 1 (1.25%) Ajax
8 1 (1.25%) JSTL
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Android
2 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Solaris
4 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) SOA
2 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
4 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) API Design
5 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (8.75%) Logistics
5 7 (8.75%) PLM
6 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.50%) Data Management
6 6 (7.50%) Lean Manufacturing
6 6 (7.50%) MVC
6 6 (7.50%) Quality Management
7 5 (6.25%) B2C
7 5 (6.25%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (6.25%) Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 5 (6.25%) Scrum
7 5 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) PHP
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MBA
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) EMIR
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Xen
3 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) KVM
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.50%) NFS
3 2 (2.50%) SRDF
4 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 6 (7.50%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) Xamarin
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Pega
6 3 (3.75%) Ariba
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.50%) Capita
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Intel
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.25%) Canoo
8 1 (1.25%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.25%) Siemens
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