The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 398 415 399
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 22 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.076% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.081% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 4
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£575 £575 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £786 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £538 £530
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the London 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
City of London +27 3 £575 -11.53%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) ERP
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) PaaS
5 5 (12.82%) IaaS
6 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.26%) Time Management
6 4 (10.26%) B2B
6 4 (10.26%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) SNMP
7 3 (7.69%) SOAP
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) SAML
7 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) FMCG
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) hybris

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.13%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (2.56%) Endur
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) PaaS
1 5 (12.82%) IaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SNMP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) XMLSpy
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) SAML
2 3 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) WSDL
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) JDBC
4 1 (2.56%) JSF
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.56%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) LIMS
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ERP
2 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) Time Management
3 4 (10.26%) B2B
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) PLM
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) B2C
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) MCAD
1 1 (2.56%) MCSD
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) MCTS
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.69%) hybris
6 1 (2.56%) JDA
6 1 (2.56%) Murex
6 1 (2.56%) webMethods
6 1 (2.56%) OpenLink
6 1 (2.56%) Primavera
6 1 (2.56%) Demandware