The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 402 402 413
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 12 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 15
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £522
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £678 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £538 £613
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
Senior Solutions Architect
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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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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 0 6 £575 -6.12% 1
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) SOA
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (26.47%) Banking
6 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) UML
9 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) BYOD
11 2 (5.88%) XML
11 2 (5.88%) HTML
11 2 (5.88%) Windows
11 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
11 2 (5.88%) EAI
11 2 (5.88%) IBM
11 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (5.88%) Management Information System

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Ajax
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) LESS
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.94%) Django
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) BYOD
2 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) SOA
4 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) UML
6 4 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) EAI
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (2.94%) Document Management
9 1 (2.94%) Logistics
9 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) MCSD
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) SAP