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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 583 581 627
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 44 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.10% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 15
Median daily rate £600 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £808 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £550 £520
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +5.76%
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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 25 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 5 December 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
England -3 41 £600 +6.66% 6
London +13 25 £675 +16.12% 2
South East +1 6 £525 -4.54% 3
Hampshire +14 3 £525 +5.00% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £506 -15.62%
North East - 3 £438 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £438 -
Southampton - 3 £525 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £438 -
Berkshire +7 2 - - 1
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Corsham - 2 £750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £750 -
South West - 2 £750 -
Leeds +4 1 £413 -
West Sussex +4 1 - - 1
City of London +4 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 1 £413 -13.15%
West Yorkshire +2 1 £413 -
East Midlands -7 1 £575 +21.05%
Birmingham -9 1 £600 -
Shropshire - 1 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £575 -
Telford - 1 £413 -
Worthing - 1 - - 1

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
3 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) Java
4 15 (15.46%) SAP
4 15 (15.46%) Banking
5 13 (13.40%) Oracle
6 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
7 11 (11.34%) Linux
8 10 (10.31%) Web Services
8 10 (10.31%) CRM
9 9 (9.28%) ERP
9 9 (9.28%) WAN
9 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
9 9 (9.28%) Quality Management
9 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.28%) Lean Manufacturing
9 9 (9.28%) Degree
9 9 (9.28%) Marketing
9 9 (9.28%) Logistics
10 8 (8.25%) Data Management
10 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (8.25%) Scrum
10 8 (8.25%) LAN
10 8 (8.25%) SOA
10 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.25%) HTML
10 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
11 7 (7.22%) SQL

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 5 (5.15%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Predix
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) SAP MII
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (3.09%) Temenos T24
3 2 (2.06%) SAP FI-AA
3 2 (2.06%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.06%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.03%) Radian6
4 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.03%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) WAN
2 8 (8.25%) LAN
3 4 (4.12%) VoIP
4 3 (3.09%) CTI
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
4 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 2 (2.06%) Extranet
5 2 (2.06%) FCoE
5 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.06%) Intranet
5 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.06%) Multicast
5 2 (2.06%) NAS
5 2 (2.06%) SAN
6 1 (1.03%) DNS
6 1 (1.03%) Firewall
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.03%) SNMP
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.15%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) OLAP
4 2 (2.06%) OLTP
5 1 (1.03%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Selenium
2 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) Checkstyle
4 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) JUnit
4 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.28%) Marketing
5 7 (7.22%) Retail
6 6 (6.19%) Automotive
7 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.06%) Legal
9 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) Web Services
2 8 (8.25%) HTML
3 7 (7.22%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) HTML5
3 7 (7.22%) Spring
4 6 (6.19%) EDI
4 6 (6.19%) JSON
4 6 (6.19%) REST
4 6 (6.19%) SOAP
5 5 (5.15%) Django
5 5 (5.15%) Middleware
5 5 (5.15%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) Ajax
6 4 (4.12%) CSS
7 3 (3.09%) CSS3
7 3 (3.09%) Java EE
7 3 (3.09%) RESTful
8 2 (2.06%) J2EE
8 2 (2.06%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.12%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) IVR
4 3 (3.09%) SCADA
4 3 (3.09%) Social Media
5 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) CESG
6 1 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.03%) EPoS
6 1 (1.03%) Fintech
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) TOGAF
2 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.31%) CRM
4 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.28%) ERP
4 9 (9.28%) Lean Manufacturing
4 9 (9.28%) Logistics
4 9 (9.28%) Quality Management
4 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.25%) Data Management
5 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (8.25%) Scrum
5 8 (8.25%) SOA
6 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.22%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (6.19%) Analytics
7 6 (6.19%) Coaching
7 6 (6.19%) Microservices
7 6 (6.19%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Java
2 7 (7.22%) SQL
3 5 (5.15%) C#
3 5 (5.15%) Python
3 5 (5.15%) Ruby
3 5 (5.15%) Scala
4 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) COBOL
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) CLAS
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) MBA
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) VCAP
3 1 (1.03%) VCDX
3 1 (1.03%) VCP6
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SEPA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) LXC
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) KVM
4 2 (2.06%) NFS
4 2 (2.06%) SRDF
4 2 (2.06%) Xen
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.03%) vCloud
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) SAP
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.22%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.15%) Cisco
5 5 (5.15%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) NetApp
6 3 (3.09%) Temenos
7 2 (2.06%) Ariba
7 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.06%) CA
7 2 (2.06%) EMC
7 2 (2.06%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.06%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.06%) Intel
8 1 (1.03%) Conga
8 1 (1.03%) Pardot
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
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