The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 582 595 525
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 46 36 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.072% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 28
Median daily rate £575 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £550 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £650 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £650 £538
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £61.00
Senior 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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the England region.

Senior Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +1 24 £700 +21.73% 1
South East +16 7 £575 -11.53% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £550 -
West Midlands -27 4 £456 -29.80%
North West +15 3 £550 - 1
East of England +9 1 £500 -20.79%
Senior Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.48%) Retail
3 16 (17.39%) Finance
4 14 (15.22%) TOGAF
4 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (14.13%) B2C
5 13 (14.13%) SOA
6 12 (13.04%) Java
7 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
7 11 (11.96%) Marketing
8 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (10.87%) CRM
8 10 (10.87%) .NET
8 10 (10.87%) Coaching
9 9 (9.78%) Oracle
9 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
9 9 (9.78%) Web Services
9 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.78%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (8.70%) Analytics
10 8 (8.70%) IIS
10 8 (8.70%) B2B
10 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
11 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.61%) Windows
12 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (6.52%) ITIL
12 6 (6.52%) Banking

Senior 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 8 (8.70%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) Mule
5 2 (2.17%) Drupal
5 2 (2.17%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) SAS
6 1 (1.09%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.09%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) PaaS
3 5 (5.43%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Extranet
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) Intranet
2 4 (4.35%) SSL
3 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.17%) 3G
4 2 (2.17%) 4G
4 2 (2.17%) AMQP
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) Skype
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.09%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) OLAP
3 4 (4.35%) OLTP
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 4 (4.35%) FishEye
1 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.35%) GoCD
1 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
1 4 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.17%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.17%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (18.48%) Retail
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Marketing
4 6 (6.52%) Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.17%) Front Office
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Billing
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Military
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) .NET
2 9 (9.78%) Web Services
3 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.35%) Middleware
3 4 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.17%) JDBC
4 2 (2.17%) JMS
4 2 (2.17%) JSON
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.17%) SOAP
4 2 (2.17%) Spring
4 2 (2.17%) UDDI
4 2 (2.17%) WSDL
4 2 (2.17%) XML
4 2 (2.17%) XSLT
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) FMCG
3 3 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.26%) LIMS
3 3 (3.26%) Replication
3 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) CESG
5 1 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Unix
3 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 14 (15.22%) TOGAF
2 13 (14.13%) B2C
2 13 (14.13%) SOA
3 10 (10.87%) Coaching
3 10 (10.87%) CRM
4 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.70%) Analytics
5 8 (8.70%) B2B
5 8 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) Presales
8 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.35%) Customer Analytics
9 4 (4.35%) Master Data Management
9 4 (4.35%) Prototyping
9 4 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) Java
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.17%) MBA
4 1 (1.09%) CLAS
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Citrix
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Google
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.09%) EMC
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (1.09%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.09%) NetApp
6 1 (1.09%) Pega