The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £575 £600
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
686 622 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.81% 95.40% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 319 358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.91 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware