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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 559 510 517
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 36 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 19
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£567 £550 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £480 £524
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £682 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £495 £565
% change year-on-year
+18.68% -12.38%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 21 £500 -13.04% 5
North West -25 3 - - 1
South East -30 3 £650 +36.84% 6
East of England -1 2 £550 - 1
West Midlands +2 1 £575 - 2
South West -8 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
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Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (27.78%) SOA
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (23.61%) Finance
5 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.44%) Oracle
7 13 (18.06%) .NET
7 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.11%) C#
10 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.11%) Banking
10 8 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.72%) Retail
11 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
11 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.33%) MVC
12 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (8.33%) jQuery
12 6 (8.33%) WCF
12 6 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (6.94%) UML
13 5 (6.94%) Oracle Financials

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) GSM
1 1 (1.39%) LAN
1 1 (1.39%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.39%) WAN
1 1 (1.39%) IPv6
1 1 (1.39%) Wireless
1 1 (1.39%) IPsec
1 1 (1.39%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Rational Rose
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) WCF
3 6 (8.33%) jQuery
4 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.78%) CSS
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) Middleware
7 1 (1.39%) JSF
7 1 (1.39%) Ajax
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.39%) JSP
7 1 (1.39%) J2EE
7 1 (1.39%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) BYOD
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) DTV
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) IPTV
3 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) SOA
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (6.94%) UML
9 5 (6.94%) ETL
10 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.56%) Scrum
10 4 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (4.17%) EAI
11 3 (4.17%) Project Management
11 3 (4.17%) CRM
11 3 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (2.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) Java
3 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) ABAP
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Scala
4 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) CCDE
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.39%) CCIE
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) HL7
1 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) Huawei
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) ESRI
6 2 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) JDA
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
7 1 (1.39%) EMC