The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Solution Architect
England / South West
Rank 135 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £585 £548
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2577 2878 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.02% 96.16% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1912 1943
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 157
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods