The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Principal Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 605 609 619
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.010% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £575 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
South East +27 1 £575 +4.54%
Principal Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (25.00%) SFIA
4 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) CLAS
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Degree

Principal 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) B2C
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) SFIA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CLAS
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle