The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 587 - 563
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £700 - £523
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Principal Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £700 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Principal Solutions Architect
UK

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) UML
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) SEPA
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Records Management
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MVNO
1 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Product Management
2 1 (11.11%) Records Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SEPA
2 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) VMware