The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Principal Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Solution Architect
Rank 415 428 422
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £575 £580
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Principal Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Principal 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 Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 3 (33.33%) HBase
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) SaltStack
1 3 (33.33%) DataStax
1 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 3 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark

Principal 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 3 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) DataStax
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 3 (33.33%) HBase
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
1 3 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SaltStack