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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 509 523 544
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 74 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.075% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 12
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£550 £565 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +45.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £524 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £615 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £613 £408
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +50.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 29 £575 +3.60% 2
South East +22 27 - - 1
West Midlands -18 4 - -
East of England -29 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £563 - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - - - -
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Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 22 (21.57%) TOGAF
4 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
5 20 (19.61%) 3G
6 17 (16.67%) Project Management
7 16 (15.69%) Java
7 16 (15.69%) SOA
7 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (13.73%) Middleware
9 13 (12.75%) SQL
9 13 (12.75%) Degree
10 12 (11.76%) ITIL
10 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (10.78%) Billing
11 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.78%) Internet
11 11 (10.78%) Broadband
11 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
12 10 (9.80%) Cerner
13 8 (7.84%) PACS
13 8 (7.84%) Business Development
13 8 (7.84%) 4G
14 7 (6.86%) Analytics
14 7 (6.86%) Cerner Millennium
14 7 (6.86%) LTE
14 7 (6.86%) Retail
14 7 (6.86%) UML
15 6 (5.88%) SAP

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (3.92%) Liferay
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Project
1 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.98%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) Summit
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) 3G
2 11 (10.78%) Internet
2 11 (10.78%) Broadband
3 8 (7.84%) 4G
4 7 (6.86%) LTE
5 3 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.94%) 2G
6 2 (1.96%) GSM
6 2 (1.96%) SAN
6 2 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) MVNO
7 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.98%) SMS
7 1 (0.98%) VoIP
7 1 (0.98%) HTTP
7 1 (0.98%) SNMP
7 1 (0.98%) CTI
7 1 (0.98%) Telnet
7 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Ant
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.78%) Billing
4 7 (6.86%) Retail
5 6 (5.88%) Marketing
6 5 (4.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.96%) Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Front Office
8 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.98%) Military
8 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) Middleware
2 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.88%) J2EE
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.94%) HTML5
3 3 (2.94%) CSS
3 3 (2.94%) XML
3 3 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (1.96%) Ajax
4 2 (1.96%) jQuery
4 2 (1.96%) JSON
4 2 (1.96%) Java EE
4 2 (1.96%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.96%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.98%) MEAP
5 1 (0.98%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.98%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.98%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.84%) PACS
3 6 (5.88%) Open Source
4 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.96%) PMI
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) Equities
6 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.96%) Derivative
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) IVR
7 1 (0.98%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Android
1 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.96%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) AIX
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) TOGAF
2 17 (16.67%) Project Management
3 16 (15.69%) SOA
3 16 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (11.76%) ITIL
5 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.84%) Business Development
8 7 (6.86%) Analytics
8 7 (6.86%) UML
9 6 (5.88%) CMMI
10 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.90%) Validation
10 5 (4.90%) Migration
10 5 (4.90%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (4.90%) B2C
11 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.92%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) Java
2 13 (12.75%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 10 (9.80%) Cerner
3 6 (5.88%) SAP
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) Kronos
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.96%) Primavera
6 2 (1.96%) Sencha
6 2 (1.96%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.98%) Talend
7 1 (0.98%) Huawei
7 1 (0.98%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.98%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.98%) Casewise
7 1 (0.98%) Siebel
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) HP