The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 120 141 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 412 365 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 1.72% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.82% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 253 368
Average daily rate £560 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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 Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 38 £590 +12.38% 21
Canary Wharf +6 10 £650 +10.63%
Enfield - 4 £625 -
Bromley -3 3 £525 -4.54% 2
Hayes - 3 £560 -
Hounslow - 3 £560 -
Croydon -9 2 £513 -2.38% 1
Chessington - 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £633 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 206 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (21.70%) Finance
3 134 (17.01%) TOGAF
4 129 (16.37%) Banking
5 128 (16.24%) SOA
6 110 (13.96%) Microsoft
7 109 (13.83%) Oracle
8 100 (12.69%) Java
9 82 (10.41%) CRM
9 82 (10.41%) Retail
10 78 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 77 (9.77%) SQL
12 73 (9.26%) .NET
13 72 (9.14%) Windows
14 68 (8.63%) Migration
15 62 (7.87%) SQL Server
16 60 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
17 58 (7.36%) Linux
18 57 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
19 54 (6.85%) Data Modelling
20 53 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (6.73%) SAP
21 52 (6.60%) VMware
22 50 (6.35%) REST
22 50 (6.35%) Open Source
23 48 (6.09%) IBM
24 47 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (5.96%) Data Centre
25 46 (5.84%) TDD

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (3.93%) CMS
2 27 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.43%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.16%) Drupal
4 13 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.65%) JBoss
5 11 (1.40%) Apache
5 11 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.02%) Documentum
8 7 (0.89%) Node.js
9 6 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.76%) IIS
10 5 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.63%) Confluence
10 5 (0.63%) SAS
11 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.51%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 23 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.89%) MS Office
4 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (0.76%) Magento
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.51%) Maximo
6 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.38%) HFM
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.25%) Global One
8 2 (0.25%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.25%) SAP AFS
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.95%) IaaS
2 39 (4.95%) SaaS
3 36 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.55%) PaaS
5 16 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.03%) Office 365
6 5 (0.63%) SoftLayer
6 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.51%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.38%) Boomi
8 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.25%) Route 53
9 2 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.19%) Firewall
2 24 (3.05%) SAN
3 19 (2.41%) NAS
4 17 (2.16%) Internet
5 15 (1.90%) WAN
6 14 (1.78%) LAN
7 12 (1.52%) VPN
8 11 (1.40%) DNS
9 9 (1.14%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.02%) Network Security
11 7 (0.89%) MPLS
11 7 (0.89%) MVNO
12 6 (0.76%) LDAP
12 6 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.63%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.63%) VLAN
14 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.51%) FTP
14 4 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.08%) Big Data
3 38 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.92%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.40%) Redis
10 11 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.27%) MySQL
11 10 (1.27%) QlikView
12 8 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.63%) SAP HANA
15 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (1.14%) JIRA
1 9 (1.14%) Subversion
1 9 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.63%) Maven
4 5 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.38%) Ant
5 3 (0.38%) JUnit
6 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.25%) git-flow
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 171 (21.70%) Finance
2 129 (16.37%) Banking
3 82 (10.41%) Retail
4 42 (5.33%) Marketing
5 38 (4.82%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.27%) Back Office
8 10 (1.27%) Front Office
8 10 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.14%) Advertising
9 9 (1.14%) Electronics
10 7 (0.89%) Billing
10 7 (0.89%) Legal
10 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.63%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.26%) .NET
2 50 (6.35%) REST
3 42 (5.33%) Middleware
4 37 (4.70%) SOAP
4 37 (4.70%) Web Services
5 25 (3.17%) MSMQ
6 24 (3.05%) WCF
7 21 (2.66%) XML
8 18 (2.28%) J2EE
9 16 (2.03%) Java EE
10 12 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.52%) RESTful
10 12 (1.52%) Spring
11 11 (1.40%) AngularJS
12 10 (1.27%) HTML
12 10 (1.27%) jQuery
13 8 (1.02%) SAML
14 7 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (0.89%) CSS
14 7 (0.89%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.96%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.43%) Data Integration
4 22 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.40%) Internet of Things
10 11 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.40%) Video on Demand
11 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.27%) User Experience
12 9 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.14%) FMCG
12 9 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.14%) Windows
2 58 (7.36%) Linux
3 22 (2.79%) Unix
4 19 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.40%) Android
7 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.89%) Solaris
9 7 (0.89%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.51%) SUSE
11 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.38%) AIX
12 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.38%) VMS
13 2 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.01%) TOGAF
3 128 (16.24%) SOA
4 82 (10.41%) CRM
5 78 (9.90%) E-Commerce
6 68 (8.63%) Migration
7 60 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 57 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (6.85%) Data Modelling
9 54 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
10 53 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (6.35%) Open Source
12 46 (5.84%) TDD
13 44 (5.58%) Scrum
14 42 (5.33%) UML
15 39 (4.95%) Project Management
16 38 (4.82%) Presales
17 33 (4.19%) Waterfall
17 33 (4.19%) Zachman Framework
18 31 (3.93%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (12.69%) Java
2 77 (9.77%) SQL
3 40 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 35 (4.44%) C#
5 19 (2.41%) PHP
6 14 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.52%) Perl
8 10 (1.27%) Ruby
9 9 (1.14%) C
10 8 (1.02%) Python
11 6 (0.76%) C++
11 6 (0.76%) Scala
12 5 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.51%) VBA
14 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.25%) Jython
16 1 (0.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 33 (4.19%) Degree
2 27 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.63%) PMP
6 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CCNP
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) CCIE
9 1 (0.13%) IIBA
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.28%) QA
2 15 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.76%) COBIT
4 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.51%) Basel II
5 4 (0.51%) COREP
5 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.51%) SLA
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) SEPA
7 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.25%) EMIR
7 2 (0.25%) FATCA
7 2 (0.25%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.89%) HDFS
4 7 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.63%) vCloud
6 4 (0.51%) vSphere
7 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) Docker
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (1.78%) Puppet
2 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.63%) Control-M
3 5 (0.63%) SCCM
4 4 (0.51%) SCOM
4 4 (0.51%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.25%) Netcool
6 2 (0.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 110 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 109 (13.83%) Oracle
3 53 (6.73%) SAP
4 52 (6.60%) VMware
5 48 (6.09%) IBM
6 34 (4.31%) hybris
7 29 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (3.17%) Citrix
9 20 (2.54%) Cisco
10 17 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.16%) Siebel
11 16 (2.03%) EMC
12 14 (1.78%) Google
13 12 (1.52%) Informatica
13 12 (1.52%) TIBCO
14 11 (1.40%) Cognos
15 10 (1.27%) NetApp
16 9 (1.14%) ATG
16 9 (1.14%) Sitecore
17 8 (1.02%) webMethods
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