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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 113 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 485 460 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.19% 1.95% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.06% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 295 279
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £484
% change year-on-year
- +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -15 50 £600 +7.81% 13
Croydon -15 2 £565 +7.61%
Ealing - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £475 -13.63%
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £700 -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 235 (23.29%) Finance
2 166 (16.45%) Oracle
3 160 (15.86%) Retail
4 154 (15.26%) Banking
4 154 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (15.16%) TOGAF
6 138 (13.68%) Java
7 109 (10.80%) SOA
7 109 (10.80%) Microsoft
8 93 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 91 (9.02%) CRM
10 88 (8.72%) .NET
11 86 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 86 (8.52%) VMware
12 81 (8.03%) Windows
13 77 (7.63%) SQL
14 73 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (7.14%) E-Commerce
16 70 (6.94%) SQL Server
16 70 (6.94%) Migration
17 68 (6.74%) Presales
18 67 (6.64%) Web Services
19 65 (6.44%) IBM
19 65 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
20 64 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
21 63 (6.24%) Marketing
22 61 (6.05%) Technical Architecture
22 61 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
23 60 (5.95%) Linux
23 60 (5.95%) Active Directory

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 41 (4.06%) WebSphere
2 37 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.37%) CMS
4 21 (2.08%) IIS
5 16 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (1.49%) Drupal
7 14 (1.39%) Apache
8 13 (1.29%) Mule
8 13 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.89%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.59%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.99%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.49%) Unica
4 14 (1.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.89%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
7 7 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.50%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.40%) Radian6
10 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.40%) Social Studio
10 4 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.07%) SaaS
4 25 (2.48%) IaaS
5 22 (2.18%) Office 365
5 22 (2.18%) PaaS
6 14 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.30%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.20%) Boomi
10 2 (0.20%) Force.com
10 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.46%) Firewall
2 38 (3.77%) WAN
3 36 (3.57%) LAN
4 35 (3.47%) SAN
5 24 (2.38%) HTTP
6 22 (2.18%) NAS
7 21 (2.08%) Internet
8 16 (1.59%) DNS
9 14 (1.39%) NFC
10 12 (1.19%) FCoE
10 12 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.19%) Multicast
11 10 (0.99%) Network Security
12 9 (0.89%) FTP
12 9 (0.89%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.79%) MPLS
13 8 (0.79%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.69%) VPN
15 6 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 33 (3.27%) Big Data
5 19 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.49%) MySQL
9 12 (1.19%) HBase
9 12 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.79%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.69%) QlikView
14 6 (0.59%) DB2
14 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.50%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Eclipse
2 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.50%) JIRA
4 5 (0.50%) Maven
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.40%) ERwin
5 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
5 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.40%) NetBeans
5 4 (0.40%) Subversion
6 3 (0.30%) Ant
6 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.30%) JUnit
7 2 (0.20%) Moq
7 2 (0.20%) NuGet
8 1 (0.099%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.099%) Mockito
8 1 (0.099%) SonarQube
General
1 235 (23.29%) Finance
2 160 (15.86%) Retail
3 154 (15.26%) Banking
4 63 (6.24%) Marketing
5 42 (4.16%) Telecoms
6 34 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.68%) Publishing
8 15 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.19%) Front Office
10 8 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.79%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.59%) Games
12 6 (0.59%) Legal
13 4 (0.40%) Back Office
13 4 (0.40%) International Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 3 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (8.72%) .NET
2 67 (6.64%) Web Services
3 55 (5.45%) XML
4 44 (4.36%) Middleware
5 41 (4.06%) REST
6 33 (3.27%) HTML
7 29 (2.87%) SOAP
8 26 (2.58%) AngularJS
9 22 (2.18%) Spring
10 19 (1.88%) CSS
10 19 (1.88%) J2EE
11 16 (1.59%) HTML5
12 15 (1.49%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.49%) JSON
12 15 (1.49%) XSLT
13 12 (1.19%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.19%) jQuery
13 12 (1.19%) RESTful
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
15 9 (0.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.55%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.48%) Video on Demand
6 23 (2.28%) EPoS
7 21 (2.08%) EMV
8 20 (1.98%) Contactless
9 19 (1.88%) User Experience
10 18 (1.78%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
12 13 (1.29%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.19%) Reference Data
14 11 (1.09%) Digital Media
14 11 (1.09%) FMCG
15 10 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (8.03%) Windows
2 60 (5.95%) Linux
3 29 (2.87%) Windows Server
4 28 (2.78%) Solaris
5 22 (2.18%) Unix
5 22 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.88%) AIX
8 12 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.99%) Android
10 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.40%) SUSE
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.30%) HPUX
13 2 (0.20%) zOS
14 1 (0.099%) CentOS
14 1 (0.099%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.099%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (15.16%) TOGAF
3 109 (10.80%) SOA
4 93 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 91 (9.02%) CRM
6 86 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 70 (6.94%) Migration
10 68 (6.74%) Presales
11 61 (6.05%) Technical Architecture
12 55 (5.45%) Analytics
13 52 (5.15%) Data Modelling
14 47 (4.66%) SDLC
15 40 (3.96%) ETL
16 38 (3.77%) ITIL
16 38 (3.77%) Zachman Framework
17 37 (3.67%) Project Management
18 36 (3.57%) Workflow
19 34 (3.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 138 (13.68%) Java
2 77 (7.63%) SQL
3 51 (5.05%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.48%) C#
5 23 (2.28%) PHP
6 13 (1.29%) Perl
7 8 (0.79%) C
7 8 (0.79%) Python
8 6 (0.59%) Scala
9 5 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.30%) ABAP
10 3 (0.30%) Go
10 3 (0.30%) Groovy
11 2 (0.20%) C++
11 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.20%) RPG
11 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.20%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.099%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 36 (3.57%) Degree
3 29 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.69%) CCNP
5 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.50%) CCIE
7 4 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.40%) CCDP
7 4 (0.40%) CISM
7 4 (0.40%) CISSP
8 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) CCDA
8 3 (0.30%) CCNA
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.30%) PMP
8 3 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.18%) QA
3 9 (0.89%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.79%) COBIT
4 8 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) EMIR
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) SEPA
6 2 (0.20%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.099%) FATCA
7 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.49%) Xen
6 12 (1.19%) NFS
6 12 (1.19%) SRDF
7 11 (1.09%) KVM
8 8 (0.79%) Docker
9 7 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.50%) vSphere
11 4 (0.40%) XenApp
11 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.30%) vCloud
12 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.20%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.39%) SCCM
2 9 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.79%) Ansible
4 7 (0.69%) Puppet
5 4 (0.40%) SCOM
6 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.20%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.20%) MIIS
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.099%) Cacti
8 1 (0.099%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.099%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.099%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.099%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.099%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 166 (16.45%) Oracle
2 109 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 86 (8.52%) VMware
4 65 (6.44%) IBM
5 43 (4.26%) Cisco
5 43 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 43 (4.26%) SAP
6 41 (4.06%) Citrix
7 26 (2.58%) hybris
8 24 (2.38%) EMC
9 22 (2.18%) Siebel
10 20 (1.98%) HP
11 19 (1.88%) Adobe
11 19 (1.88%) Informatica
11 19 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 17 (1.68%) ATG
12 17 (1.68%) Sitecore
13 16 (1.59%) NetApp
14 15 (1.49%) Pega
15 14 (1.39%) Dell
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