The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 551 512 536
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 37 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.14% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 16
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£650 £550 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £514 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £652 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £538 £613
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £61.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -20 14 £595 +3.47% 6
East of England +12 10 £650 -
South East -39 7 £650 - 3
West Midlands +5 4 £650 - 3
North West -26 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
North East -32 1 £625 +16.27% 1
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Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (29.87%) SOA
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 17 (22.08%) Oracle
4 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (20.78%) TOGAF
4 16 (20.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (16.88%) Banking
5 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.99%) .NET
6 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
6 10 (12.99%) Retail
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 7 (9.09%) C#
8 7 (9.09%) Java
8 7 (9.09%) SAP
9 6 (7.79%) UML
9 6 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
9 6 (7.79%) WCF
9 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.49%) jQuery
10 5 (6.49%) MVC
10 5 (6.49%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) WAN
1 2 (2.60%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.30%) GSM
2 1 (1.30%) IPv6
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) IPsec
2 1 (1.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.30%) Toad
1 1 (1.30%) Maven
1 1 (1.30%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 10 (12.99%) Retail
4 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) WCF
3 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 4 (5.19%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) SOAP
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.90%) SAP PI
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) Django
6 2 (2.60%) RESTful
6 2 (2.60%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) J2EE
6 2 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) BYOD
2 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.90%) SCADA
2 3 (3.90%) Social Media
2 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) IPTV
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) SOA
1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) TOGAF
2 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (20.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.79%) UML
6 5 (6.49%) CRM
6 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 3 (3.90%) Content Management
8 3 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C#
1 7 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (3.90%) Scala
3 2 (2.60%) Ruby
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) ABAP
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.30%) MCTS
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) CCDE
4 1 (1.30%) MCSD
4 1 (1.30%) CCIE
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) SAP
4 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.49%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (5.19%) VMware
7 3 (3.90%) Adobe
7 3 (3.90%) FatWire
7 3 (3.90%) hybris
7 3 (3.90%) Guidewire
7 3 (3.90%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.90%) Pega
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
8 2 (2.60%) Huawei
8 2 (2.60%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.30%) JDA
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) Riverbed