The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 387 385 414
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 25 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.020% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate £550 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £600 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £460
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Solutions Architect
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 4 - - 2
Hackney - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (51.11%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) SOA
4 10 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Middleware
4 10 (22.22%) Oracle
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) UML
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (15.56%) ERD
6 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) Liferay
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
7 6 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
8 4 (8.89%) MEAP
8 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (8.89%) Android
8 4 (8.89%) SAP

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (15.56%) Liferay
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (4.44%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Wholesale Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) MEAP
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) EDI
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) AS400
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) iSeries
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 11 (24.44%) SOA
4 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) UML
6 7 (15.56%) ERD
6 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) WFM
9 2 (4.44%) User Experience Design
9 2 (4.44%) Android Development
9 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Juniper
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) Kronos
4 1 (2.22%) IBM