The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Lead Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 426 403 416
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 18 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.076% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.080% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
Median daily rate £638 £606 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £466 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £695 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £600
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 3 £600 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £850 +41.66%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Lead Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (11.11%) Pega
5 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
6 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) B2C
6 2 (7.41%) Application Discovery
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Mule
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.81%) SOA
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) B2C
4 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MBA
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Pega
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow