The table below looks at the statistics for the Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 403 - 404
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £700 - £523
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Principal Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Principal Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Principal Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (33.33%) SEPA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVNO
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Principal Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MVNO
1 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware