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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 134 92 154
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 349 485 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 2.22% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.38% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 365 174
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £490 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.24% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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
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 23 January 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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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 -24 76 £500 -13.04% 27
Canary Wharf - 5 £588 -
Docklands, London +3 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 177 (23.35%) Finance
2 145 (19.13%) Oracle
3 106 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (13.72%) TOGAF
5 91 (12.01%) Banking
6 89 (11.74%) Retail
7 85 (11.21%) SOA
7 85 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (9.89%) Microsoft
9 74 (9.76%) .NET
10 73 (9.63%) Windows
11 71 (9.37%) SQL Server
12 70 (9.23%) SAP
13 68 (8.97%) E-Commerce
14 64 (8.44%) Java
15 62 (8.18%) SQL
16 49 (6.46%) CRM
16 49 (6.46%) Migration
17 48 (6.33%) Web Services
18 47 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (6.07%) Data Modelling
19 46 (6.07%) Degree
20 45 (5.94%) VMware
21 41 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
21 41 (5.41%) Middleware
22 40 (5.28%) Cisco
22 40 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
24 36 (4.75%) C#
24 36 (4.75%) Firewall

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 35 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.37%) SAS
3 13 (1.72%) IIS
4 12 (1.58%) CMS
4 12 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.32%) Lync
6 9 (1.19%) Node.js
7 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.66%) Apache
10 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.53%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.53%) FileNet
11 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.32%) SPSS
2 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
3 8 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.79%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle TCA
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.53%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.40%) Summit
8 3 (0.40%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.64%) Office 365
3 12 (1.58%) PaaS
4 11 (1.45%) SaaS
5 10 (1.32%) IaaS
6 6 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.75%) Firewall
2 32 (4.22%) WAN
3 30 (3.96%) LAN
4 26 (3.43%) VPN
5 19 (2.51%) VLAN
6 18 (2.37%) SAN
6 18 (2.37%) MPLS
7 17 (2.24%) Internet
8 14 (1.85%) OSPF
8 14 (1.85%) BGP
9 13 (1.72%) IP Telephony
9 13 (1.72%) Wireless
10 12 (1.58%) WLAN
11 9 (1.19%) Ethernet
11 9 (1.19%) FTP
11 9 (1.19%) VoIP
11 9 (1.19%) DSL
11 9 (1.19%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.06%) NAS
12 8 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 28 (3.69%) Big Data
5 22 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.72%) DataStage
7 13 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.19%) QlikView
9 9 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.19%) DB2
10 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.92%) MySQL
10 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.79%) OLAP
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.53%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.66%) MSTest
2 5 (0.66%) Moq
3 4 (0.53%) Maven
4 2 (0.26%) Toad
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.13%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.13%) Ant
5 1 (0.13%) JUnit
5 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.13%) Bower
5 1 (0.13%) Grunt
General
1 177 (23.35%) Finance
2 91 (12.01%) Banking
3 89 (11.74%) Retail
4 29 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.72%) Marketing
7 11 (1.45%) Games
7 11 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.32%) Billing
9 6 (0.79%) Legal
10 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 5 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.26%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.76%) .NET
2 48 (6.33%) Web Services
3 41 (5.41%) Middleware
4 27 (3.56%) HTML
5 25 (3.30%) J2EE
6 23 (3.03%) XML
7 16 (2.11%) HTML5
8 10 (1.32%) CSS
8 10 (1.32%) jQuery
8 10 (1.32%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.19%) WCF
9 9 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (1.19%) Ajax
10 8 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (1.06%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.92%) REST
12 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.79%) MSMQ
12 6 (0.79%) XSLT
12 6 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.56%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.77%) User Experience
6 16 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 12 (1.58%) FMCG
9 10 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.32%) Open Source
9 10 (1.32%) Social Media
10 9 (1.19%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.19%) Clustering
10 9 (1.19%) NHS
11 8 (1.06%) Biometrics
12 7 (0.92%) PACS
13 6 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.79%) EPoS
13 6 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.63%) Windows
2 31 (4.09%) Linux
3 30 (3.96%) UNIX
4 18 (2.37%) Android
5 17 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.06%) Solaris
7 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) VME
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (13.72%) TOGAF
3 85 (11.21%) SOA
3 85 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (8.97%) E-Commerce
5 49 (6.46%) CRM
5 49 (6.46%) Migration
6 47 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (6.07%) Data Modelling
8 41 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 33 (4.35%) ETL
10 31 (4.09%) UML
10 31 (4.09%) Project Management
11 27 (3.56%) Scrum
12 26 (3.43%) Data Architecture
13 23 (3.03%) Data Migration
13 23 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (2.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 22 (2.90%) ERP
15 19 (2.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (8.44%) Java
2 62 (8.18%) SQL
3 36 (4.75%) C#
4 14 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.06%) VB.NET
5 8 (1.06%) ABAP
6 6 (0.79%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.66%) C++
7 5 (0.66%) Apex Code
7 5 (0.66%) Scala
8 4 (0.53%) C
8 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.53%) Ruby
9 3 (0.40%) R
10 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.26%) XQuery
10 2 (0.26%) Perl
10 2 (0.26%) Groovy
11 1 (0.13%) XPath
11 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (6.07%) Degree
2 23 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (2.90%) CCIE
4 21 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.85%) CCNP
6 13 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.72%) CCDP
7 8 (1.06%) CCNA
8 6 (0.79%) CCIP
9 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.26%) CCDA
10 2 (0.26%) MCSE
10 2 (0.26%) CCSA
10 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.90%) QA
2 13 (1.72%) GAAP
3 9 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) SLA
5 3 (0.40%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) EMIR
6 2 (0.26%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.32%) vSphere
5 5 (0.66%) Xen
5 5 (0.66%) NFS
5 5 (0.66%) SRDF
5 5 (0.66%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) XenApp
6 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.66%) Windows Intune
3 4 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.53%) Netcool
4 3 (0.40%) SCCM
4 3 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.26%) OPNET
6 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 145 (19.13%) Oracle
2 75 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 70 (9.23%) SAP
4 45 (5.94%) VMware
5 40 (5.28%) Cisco
6 31 (4.09%) IBM
7 21 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.51%) Hyperion
8 19 (2.51%) hybris
9 15 (1.98%) Informatica
10 12 (1.58%) Tableau
11 11 (1.45%) Citrix
12 10 (1.32%) HP
12 10 (1.32%) TOWER Software
12 10 (1.32%) EMC
12 10 (1.32%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.19%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.06%) NetApp
14 8 (1.06%) Cognos
15 7 (0.92%) Siebel
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £4500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago