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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 100 105 143
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 508 496 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.38% 2.13% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.25% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 335 264
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -0.83%
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
20313 22036 22179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.60% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14741 15378 15441
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 368 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -26 58 £600 +9.09% 17
Canary Wharf -1 2 £850 +61.90%
Croydon - 2 £565 -
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £700 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 201 (21.31%) Finance
2 155 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (16.22%) Oracle
4 148 (15.69%) Retail
5 137 (14.53%) Banking
6 136 (14.42%) TOGAF
7 127 (13.47%) Java
8 103 (10.92%) SOA
9 96 (10.18%) Microsoft
10 86 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (9.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 81 (8.59%) VMware
12 75 (7.95%) Windows
13 74 (7.85%) CRM
14 73 (7.74%) .NET
15 72 (7.64%) E-Commerce
15 72 (7.64%) Migration
16 64 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (6.68%) Presales
18 62 (6.57%) SQL Server
19 61 (6.47%) SQL
20 60 (6.36%) Linux
21 56 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
22 55 (5.83%) IBM
22 55 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
23 53 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (5.51%) Active Directory
25 51 (5.41%) Web Services
25 51 (5.41%) Data Centre
26 50 (5.30%) Analytics

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 38 (4.03%) WebSphere
2 36 (3.82%) CMS
3 30 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.91%) IIS
5 15 (1.59%) Drupal
6 14 (1.48%) Apache
7 12 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.17%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.06%) Mule
10 9 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.48%) Unica
3 13 (1.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 13 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.21%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.39%) IaaS
4 31 (3.29%) SaaS
5 29 (3.08%) PaaS
6 17 (1.80%) Office 365
7 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.42%) Route 53
9 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.21%) Boomi
11 2 (0.21%) Force.com
11 2 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.14%) Firewall
2 33 (3.50%) SAN
3 32 (3.39%) LAN
3 32 (3.39%) WAN
4 22 (2.33%) NAS
5 20 (2.12%) Internet
6 15 (1.59%) HTTP
7 14 (1.48%) NFC
8 11 (1.17%) MPLS
9 10 (1.06%) FCoE
9 10 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (1.06%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.06%) Multicast
9 10 (1.06%) VPN
10 9 (0.95%) DNS
10 9 (0.95%) FTP
10 9 (0.95%) Network Security
11 7 (0.74%) MVNO
12 6 (0.64%) VLAN
12 6 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.18%) Hadoop
4 28 (2.97%) Big Data
5 19 (2.01%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.80%) MySQL
7 17 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.17%) HBase
8 11 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.64%) QlikView
11 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.53%) DB2
11 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Eclipse
2 5 (0.53%) JIRA
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.42%) ERwin
3 4 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.42%) Subversion
3 4 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.32%) JUnit
4 3 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.11%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.11%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.11%) Hudson
5 1 (0.11%) Mockito
5 1 (0.11%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 201 (21.31%) Finance
2 148 (15.69%) Retail
3 137 (14.53%) Banking
4 49 (5.20%) Marketing
5 46 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.29%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.70%) Publishing
8 10 (1.06%) Front Office
9 8 (0.85%) Advertising
9 8 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.85%) General Ledger
9 8 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.74%) Games
11 6 (0.64%) Billing
12 5 (0.53%) Legal
13 4 (0.42%) International Banking
14 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 3 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.74%) .NET
2 51 (5.41%) Web Services
3 44 (4.67%) XML
4 40 (4.24%) Middleware
5 29 (3.08%) REST
6 23 (2.44%) HTML
7 20 (2.12%) Spring
8 19 (2.01%) J2EE
8 19 (2.01%) SOAP
9 16 (1.70%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.38%) RESTful
11 12 (1.27%) HTML5
12 11 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.17%) CSS
12 11 (1.17%) LAMP
12 11 (1.17%) XSLT
13 9 (0.95%) jQuery
13 9 (0.95%) JSON
14 8 (0.85%) Java EE
15 7 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.45%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.76%) Video on Demand
5 22 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.23%) EMV
7 20 (2.12%) Contactless
7 20 (2.12%) EPoS
8 19 (2.01%) User Experience
9 17 (1.80%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.38%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.17%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.06%) FMCG
13 10 (1.06%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.95%) IPTV
15 8 (0.85%) LIMS
15 8 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.95%) Windows
2 60 (6.36%) Linux
3 26 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.44%) Solaris
5 22 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.23%) Unix
7 20 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.59%) AIX
9 11 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.95%) Android
11 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.42%) SUSE
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.32%) HPUX
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (14.42%) TOGAF
3 103 (10.92%) SOA
4 86 (9.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 86 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (7.85%) CRM
6 72 (7.64%) E-Commerce
6 72 (7.64%) Migration
7 64 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (6.68%) Presales
9 56 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
10 50 (5.30%) Analytics
11 40 (4.24%) SDLC
12 36 (3.82%) ETL
12 36 (3.82%) Project Management
13 35 (3.71%) Data Modelling
14 34 (3.61%) Zachman Framework
15 32 (3.39%) UML
15 32 (3.39%) Workflow
16 31 (3.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 127 (13.47%) Java
2 61 (6.47%) SQL
3 36 (3.82%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.65%) C#
5 23 (2.44%) PHP
6 13 (1.38%) Perl
7 7 (0.74%) C
7 7 (0.74%) Scala
8 6 (0.64%) Python
9 3 (0.32%) Go
9 3 (0.32%) Groovy
9 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.21%) C++
10 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.21%) RPG
10 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) ABAP
11 1 (0.11%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (3.18%) Degree
3 29 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.74%) CCNP
5 7 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.53%) CCIE
8 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.42%) CCDP
8 4 (0.42%) CISM
8 4 (0.42%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.32%) CCDA
9 3 (0.32%) CCNA
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.32%) PMP
9 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.01%) QA
3 9 (0.95%) COBIT
3 9 (0.95%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) EMIR
6 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (1.38%) Xen
6 10 (1.06%) NFS
6 10 (1.06%) SRDF
7 9 (0.95%) KVM
8 8 (0.85%) Docker
9 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.53%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.53%) vSphere
11 4 (0.42%) XenApp
11 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.32%) vCloud
12 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.21%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.38%) SCCM
2 9 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.85%) Ansible
4 7 (0.74%) Puppet
5 4 (0.42%) SCOM
5 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.21%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.21%) MIIS
7 2 (0.21%) Netcool
7 2 (0.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 153 (16.22%) Oracle
2 96 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 81 (8.59%) VMware
4 55 (5.83%) IBM
5 44 (4.67%) SAP
6 41 (4.35%) Cisco
7 39 (4.14%) Citrix
8 28 (2.97%) hybris
8 28 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.65%) TIBCO
10 22 (2.33%) EMC
10 22 (2.33%) Siebel
11 17 (1.80%) Sitecore
12 16 (1.70%) Adobe
13 15 (1.59%) ATG
13 15 (1.59%) HP
13 15 (1.59%) Informatica
14 14 (1.48%) NetApp
15 13 (1.38%) Apteco
16 12 (1.27%) Intel
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago