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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 507 549 524
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 71 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.041% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.045% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 21
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£550 £556 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £549 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £571 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £575 £587
% change year-on-year
-6.52% -2.08%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South East +30 27 - -
London +25 24 £575 +3.97% 11
West Midlands -13 5 - - 1
North West - 3 £563 - 1
East of England -21 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - - - -
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Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 25 (25.25%) Oracle
3 24 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 22 (22.22%) 3G
5 21 (21.21%) Project Management
6 19 (19.19%) TOGAF
7 14 (14.14%) SQL
7 14 (14.14%) ITIL
7 14 (14.14%) Degree
8 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
8 12 (12.12%) Broadband
8 12 (12.12%) Internet
8 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.12%) Billing
9 11 (11.11%) SOA
9 11 (11.11%) Java
10 10 (10.10%) Middleware
10 10 (10.10%) Cerner
10 10 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (9.09%) Business Development
11 9 (9.09%) 4G
11 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.08%) PACS
13 7 (7.07%) Retail
13 7 (7.07%) Validation
13 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
13 7 (7.07%) Cerner Millennium
13 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
13 7 (7.07%) LTE

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.02%) MS Project
1 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.01%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.01%) Summit
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.02%) PaaS
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) 3G
2 12 (12.12%) Broadband
2 12 (12.12%) Internet
3 9 (9.09%) 4G
4 7 (7.07%) LTE
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.02%) 2G
6 2 (2.02%) Wireless
6 2 (2.02%) GSM
7 1 (1.01%) SMS
7 1 (1.01%) VoIP
7 1 (1.01%) CTI
7 1 (1.01%) MPLS
7 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.01%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.01%) DB2
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) ERwin
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.12%) Billing
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
5 6 (6.06%) Marketing
6 5 (5.05%) Back Office
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office
7 2 (2.02%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Military
8 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Middleware
2 5 (5.05%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) J2EE
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.03%) CSS
4 3 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (2.02%) JSON
5 2 (2.02%) Java EE
5 2 (2.02%) jQuery
5 2 (2.02%) PhoneGap
5 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.02%) SailPoint
5 2 (2.02%) Ajax
5 2 (2.02%) XML
6 1 (1.01%) MEAP
6 1 (1.01%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.01%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.01%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) PACS
3 6 (6.06%) Open Source
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) NHS
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) Equities
6 2 (2.02%) Derivative
6 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.02%) PMI
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) LIMS
7 1 (1.01%) IVR
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Android
1 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.01%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) AIX
2 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Project Management
2 19 (19.19%) TOGAF
3 14 (14.14%) ITIL
4 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) SOA
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (9.09%) Business Development
7 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.07%) Validation
8 7 (7.07%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.07%) Analytics
9 6 (6.06%) CMMI
10 5 (5.05%) B2C
10 5 (5.05%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (5.05%) Migration
10 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.05%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.04%) Matrix Management
11 4 (4.04%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Cerner
3 6 (6.06%) SAP
4 4 (4.04%) IBM
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) Sencha
5 2 (2.02%) Aveksa
5 2 (2.02%) Primavera
5 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.02%) EMC
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) Siebel
6 1 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) Avaya
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Casewise
6 1 (1.01%) TOWER Software