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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Solution Architect
UK / England
Rank 501 578 549
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 66 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.073% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 17
Median daily rate £600 £565 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +3.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £628 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £575 £548
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +63 49 £600 +6.19% 4
South East +22 10 £638 +6.25%
West Midlands +3 2 £518 -5.90% 1
North East - 2 £438 -
South West +5 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Lead Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.63%) Java
3 19 (18.63%) SC Cleared
3 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (16.67%) CRM
5 15 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 14 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.75%) Oracle
8 12 (11.76%) Finance
8 12 (11.76%) Banking
8 12 (11.76%) Office 365
9 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
9 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
10 9 (8.82%) Linux
10 9 (8.82%) HTML
10 9 (8.82%) HTML5
10 9 (8.82%) SWIFT
10 9 (8.82%) Skype for Business
10 9 (8.82%) Skype
11 8 (7.84%) SEPA
11 8 (7.84%) Docker
11 8 (7.84%) SAP
11 8 (7.84%) Scrum
12 7 (6.86%) Project Management
12 7 (6.86%) Spring
12 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2

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 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.94%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.96%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.96%) SAP FI-AA
3 2 (1.96%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (1.96%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.76%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Skype
2 6 (5.88%) WAN
3 5 (4.90%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) VoIP
5 2 (1.96%) MPLS
5 2 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.98%) Extranet
6 1 (0.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.98%) Intranet
6 1 (0.98%) PBX
6 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.98%) Essbase
7 1 (0.98%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.98%) OLAP
7 1 (0.98%) OLTP
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.98%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.98%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (11.76%) Banking
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) HTML
1 9 (8.82%) HTML5
2 7 (6.86%) JSON
2 7 (6.86%) Spring
3 6 (5.88%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) CSS3
3 6 (5.88%) Django
3 6 (5.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.92%) Ajax
4 4 (3.92%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) SOAP
5 3 (2.94%) Java EE
5 3 (2.94%) RESTful
6 2 (1.96%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.98%) .NET
7 1 (0.98%) J2EE
7 1 (0.98%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.98%) OSGi
7 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) SWIFT
2 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) CESG
6 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.67%) CRM
3 15 (14.71%) TOGAF
4 14 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.84%) Scrum
7 7 (6.86%) ERP
7 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.86%) Project Management
8 6 (5.88%) Presales
9 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Microservices
9 5 (4.90%) SDLC
9 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.90%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (3.92%) Coaching
10 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.94%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) Java
2 7 (6.86%) Python
2 7 (6.86%) Ruby
3 6 (5.88%) Scala
4 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) SC Cleared
1 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) VCAP
4 2 (1.96%) VCDX
4 2 (1.96%) VCP6
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) CLAS
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SEPA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) GPG13
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Docker
2 4 (3.92%) LXC
3 2 (1.96%) vCloud
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Puppet
2 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.92%) VMware
5 3 (2.94%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) Reuters
5 3 (2.94%) Temenos
6 2 (1.96%) CA
6 2 (1.96%) FXall
6 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.98%) Ariba
7 1 (0.98%) BT
7 1 (0.98%) HP
7 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.98%) Juniper
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Software AG
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