The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Solution Architect
UK
Rank 523 575 591
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 58 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.089% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 10
Median daily rate £600 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £655 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £544 £538
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
England +60 55 £600 +9.09% 8
London +38 40 £600 +14.28% 2
South East +4 7 £650 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £650 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £650 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £438 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £438 -
North East - 3 £438 -
City of London -3 2 £605 +61.33%
South West - 2 £750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £750 -
Corsham - 2 £750 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £575 -
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £575 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £575 - 2

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.20%) Java
4 17 (17.17%) TOGAF
5 16 (16.16%) Finance
6 15 (15.15%) CRM
6 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 14 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (14.14%) SAP
8 13 (13.13%) Banking
9 12 (12.12%) Oracle
10 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (9.09%) HTML5
11 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (9.09%) HTML
12 8 (8.08%) ERP
12 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
12 8 (8.08%) SWIFT
12 8 (8.08%) SEPA
13 7 (7.07%) Docker
13 7 (7.07%) JSON
13 7 (7.07%) Spring
13 7 (7.07%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (7.07%) Linux
13 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
14 6 (6.06%) CSS
14 6 (6.06%) Web Services
14 6 (6.06%) Python

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (6.06%) Confluence
2 3 (3.03%) Predix
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.01%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) SAP MII
2 3 (3.03%) Temenos T24
3 2 (2.02%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.02%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.02%) SAP FI-AA
3 2 (2.02%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.01%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Office 365
3 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
6 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) WAN
2 5 (5.05%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) Skype
3 3 (3.03%) VoIP
4 2 (2.02%) MPLS
4 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.01%) Extranet
5 1 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (1.01%) Intranet
5 1 (1.01%) PBX
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.04%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.01%) Essbase
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.06%) JIRA
1 6 (6.06%) Selenium
2 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.01%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.01%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.06%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Automotive
5 4 (4.04%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) HTML
1 9 (9.09%) HTML5
2 7 (7.07%) JSON
2 7 (7.07%) Spring
3 6 (6.06%) CSS
3 6 (6.06%) CSS3
3 6 (6.06%) Django
3 6 (6.06%) Web Services
4 4 (4.04%) .NET
4 4 (4.04%) Ajax
4 4 (4.04%) Middleware
4 4 (4.04%) REST
4 4 (4.04%) SOAP
5 3 (3.03%) Java EE
5 3 (3.03%) RESTful
6 2 (2.02%) EDI
6 2 (2.02%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.01%) OSGi
7 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) SWIFT
2 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) SCADA
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) CESG
6 1 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.17%) TOGAF
3 15 (15.15%) CRM
4 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.08%) ERP
6 7 (7.07%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (6.06%) Coaching
7 6 (6.06%) Scrum
8 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.05%) Data Management
8 5 (5.05%) Lean Manufacturing
8 5 (5.05%) Logistics
8 5 (5.05%) Microservices
8 5 (5.05%) Presales
8 5 (5.05%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.04%) Project Management
9 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) Java
2 6 (6.06%) Python
2 6 (6.06%) Ruby
2 6 (6.06%) Scala
3 4 (4.04%) C#
4 3 (3.03%) SQL
4 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.01%) COBOL
6 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) VCAP
3 2 (2.02%) VCDX
3 2 (2.02%) VCP6
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) CLAS
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SEPA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) LXC
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) SAP
3 12 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.03%) Temenos
4 3 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) CA
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Ariba
6 1 (1.01%) Brocade
6 1 (1.01%) Casewise
6 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.01%) hybris
6 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Juniper
6 1 (1.01%) Omniture
6 1 (1.01%) SimCorp
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