The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 116 160 124
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 497 343 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.20% 1.47% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.55% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 232 322
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 25 September 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 52 £600 +6.19% 26
Brentford +8 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Paddington +3 2 £600 -
Bromley -2 2 £575 +4.54%
Feltham - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 223 (22.21%) Finance
2 173 (17.23%) Retail
3 165 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (15.84%) Banking
5 148 (14.74%) Java
6 146 (14.54%) Oracle
7 143 (14.24%) TOGAF
8 112 (11.16%) SOA
9 109 (10.86%) E-Commerce
10 106 (10.56%) Microsoft
11 92 (9.16%) Enterprise Architecture
12 86 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 84 (8.37%) Marketing
14 80 (7.97%) SQL
15 77 (7.67%) CRM
16 76 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
17 73 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (7.27%) SQL Server
17 73 (7.27%) Windows
18 70 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
19 69 (6.87%) .NET
19 69 (6.87%) VMware
20 66 (6.57%) Web Services
21 65 (6.47%) Data Modelling
22 64 (6.37%) Analytics
23 60 (5.98%) IBM
24 59 (5.88%) Migration
25 58 (5.78%) JavaScript
26 57 (5.68%) Presales
27 56 (5.58%) REST

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 36 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 32 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 27 (2.69%) CMS
5 15 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.29%) Mule
6 13 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.20%) Apache
7 12 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.80%) IIS
9 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.80%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.70%) Drupal
10 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.20%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.59%) Unica
3 11 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.90%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.60%) SAP HCM
7 5 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.40%) Radian6
8 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.40%) Social Studio
9 3 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.59%) PaaS
3 26 (2.59%) SaaS
4 24 (2.39%) Office 365
5 21 (2.09%) IaaS
6 13 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.60%) Yammer
9 5 (0.50%) CloudBees
9 5 (0.50%) GitHub
9 5 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.20%) Taleo
12 1 (0.100%) Boomi
12 1 (0.100%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.100%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.59%) HTTP
2 34 (3.39%) Firewall
3 33 (3.29%) WAN
4 27 (2.69%) LAN
5 22 (2.19%) SAN
6 21 (2.09%) DNS
7 14 (1.39%) Internet
7 14 (1.39%) NAS
7 14 (1.39%) NFC
8 12 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.00%) VPN
10 9 (0.90%) Multicast
11 8 (0.80%) FCoE
11 8 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (0.80%) iSCSI
11 8 (0.80%) VoIP
12 7 (0.70%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.60%) NetScaler
13 6 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (4.08%) Big Data
3 41 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 17 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.59%) MySQL
6 15 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.39%) QlikView
8 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.90%) DB2
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.80%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.70%) HBase
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 7 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.70%) JIRA
4 6 (0.60%) SonarQube
4 6 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.50%) ERwin
5 5 (0.50%) Maven
6 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.40%) NetBeans
6 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.30%) GoCD
7 3 (0.30%) Subversion
7 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.20%) Ant
8 2 (0.20%) JUnit
8 2 (0.20%) Moq
8 2 (0.20%) NuGet
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.100%) Mockito
General
1 223 (22.21%) Finance
2 173 (17.23%) Retail
3 159 (15.84%) Banking
4 84 (8.37%) Marketing
5 33 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.69%) Publishing
8 14 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.10%) Back Office
10 8 (0.80%) Legal
10 8 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.70%) Billing
11 7 (0.70%) Front Office
11 7 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.60%) Advertising
12 6 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) International Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Law
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.87%) .NET
2 66 (6.57%) Web Services
3 56 (5.58%) REST
4 53 (5.28%) XML
5 52 (5.18%) HTML
6 48 (4.78%) Middleware
7 39 (3.88%) CSS
8 37 (3.69%) AngularJS
8 37 (3.69%) SOAP
9 24 (2.39%) JSON
10 23 (2.29%) jQuery
11 22 (2.19%) Spring
12 21 (2.09%) HTML5
13 18 (1.79%) J2EE
14 15 (1.49%) ASP.NET
14 15 (1.49%) RESTful
15 13 (1.29%) XSLT
16 12 (1.20%) .NET Framework
17 10 (1.00%) SAML
18 9 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
1 42 (4.18%) Mobile App
2 41 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.08%) User Experience
3 40 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.19%) EPoS
5 21 (2.09%) Contactless
5 21 (2.09%) EMV
6 20 (1.99%) Mainframe
7 18 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (1.49%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.39%) Online Banking
10 13 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.29%) Reference Data
11 12 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.00%) CESG
12 10 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.27%) Windows
2 46 (4.58%) Linux
3 29 (2.89%) Solaris
4 26 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.29%) Unix
6 18 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.59%) AIX
9 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.70%) Android
11 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.40%) zOS
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.20%) HPUX
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.100%) SUSE
15 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (14.24%) TOGAF
3 112 (11.16%) SOA
4 109 (10.86%) E-Commerce
5 92 (9.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 86 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (7.67%) CRM
8 70 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (6.47%) Data Modelling
10 64 (6.37%) Analytics
11 59 (5.88%) Migration
12 57 (5.68%) Presales
13 54 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
14 48 (4.78%) SDLC
15 45 (4.48%) Data Architecture
16 44 (4.38%) DevOps
17 40 (3.98%) Scrum
18 39 (3.88%) ETL
19 37 (3.69%) Data Management
20 35 (3.49%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 148 (14.74%) Java
2 80 (7.97%) SQL
3 58 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 26 (2.59%) C#
5 19 (1.89%) Python
6 15 (1.49%) Scala
7 14 (1.39%) PHP
8 10 (1.00%) Ruby
9 9 (0.90%) C
10 8 (0.80%) Perl
11 7 (0.70%) Go
12 6 (0.60%) R
12 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.20%) ABAP
14 2 (0.20%) Groovy
14 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.20%) RPG
14 2 (0.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 42 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 33 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.09%) Degree
4 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.60%) CCIE
6 5 (0.50%) CCNP
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.50%) PMP
6 5 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.40%) CCDP
7 4 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.30%) CCDA
8 3 (0.30%) CCNA
8 3 (0.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.20%) MCITP
9 2 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.49%) QA
3 17 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.00%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.80%) MiFID
6 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.50%) COBIT
7 5 (0.50%) EMIR
8 2 (0.20%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) SEPA
8 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.100%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.80%) KVM
5 8 (0.80%) NFS
5 8 (0.80%) SRDF
5 8 (0.80%) Xen
6 7 (0.70%) Docker
6 7 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.60%) vSphere
7 6 (0.60%) XenApp
8 3 (0.30%) vCloud
8 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.20%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.100%) HDFS
10 1 (0.100%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (1.29%) SCCM
2 10 (1.00%) Ansible
2 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.70%) Nagios
4 6 (0.60%) SCOM
5 5 (0.50%) Kibana
6 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.30%) Consul
7 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.30%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.30%) OpenView
7 3 (0.30%) Puppet
7 3 (0.30%) Terraform
8 2 (0.20%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.20%) MIIS
8 2 (0.20%) vRealize
8 2 (0.20%) WSUS
9 1 (0.100%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.100%) MOM
Vendors
1 146 (14.54%) Oracle
2 106 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 69 (6.87%) VMware
4 60 (5.98%) IBM
5 47 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
6 43 (4.28%) SAP
7 40 (3.98%) Cisco
8 33 (3.29%) Adobe
8 33 (3.29%) Citrix
9 28 (2.79%) Informatica
10 26 (2.59%) hybris
11 20 (1.99%) ATG
12 19 (1.89%) Siebel
13 18 (1.79%) HP
14 16 (1.59%) EMC
14 16 (1.59%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.39%) Bloomberg
15 14 (1.39%) Pega
15 14 (1.39%) Tableau
15 14 (1.39%) TIBCO
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