The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 245 238 240
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 12 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.22% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Average daily rate £550 £536 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £548 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.45% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 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
West Sussex - 6 £550 -
Hampshire -5 3 £600 +14.28%
Berkshire +4 2 £600 +9.09%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Billing
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Office 365
3 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
5 5 (21.74%) MVNO
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Intranet
5 5 (21.74%) Records Management
5 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) eTOM
8 2 (8.70%) Huawei
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.35%) Java EE
9 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium
9 1 (4.35%) Spring Security

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Intranet
1 5 (21.74%) MVNO
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Flyway
1 1 (4.35%) Gradle
1 1 (4.35%) Grunt
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (4.35%) Mockito
1 1 (4.35%) Protractor
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Billing
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) Ehcache
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
1 1 (4.35%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) CRM
2 6 (26.09%) Business Transformation
3 5 (21.74%) Records Management
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) eTOM
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Presales
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Huawei
3 1 (4.35%) hybris