The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Lead Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 265 255 245
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.054% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.057% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £564 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £540 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £648 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £600 £650
% change year-on-year
-19.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8732 8833 8410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.12% 94.63% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5259 4904 4621
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 440 464
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Berkshire -3 3 £538 -10.41%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £590 -
Lead Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Lead 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 South East region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Capita
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) UML

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Records Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Capita