The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 246 236 240
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.012% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.013% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £500 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £460
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the South East region.

Senior Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Retail
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) TELNET
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) SNMP
2 4 (36.36%) Nortel
2 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 4 (36.36%) 2G
2 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 4 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (36.36%) Talend
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Greenplum
2 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (36.36%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) MODAF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) 3G
1 4 (36.36%) TELNET
1 4 (36.36%) SNMP
1 4 (36.36%) 2G
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (36.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) MODAF
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Nortel
1 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
1 4 (36.36%) Huawei
1 4 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (36.36%) Talend
1 4 (36.36%) Greenplum
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Mercator
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft