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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 605 599 607
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 48 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.12% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 25
Median daily rate £575 £558 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £700 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 28 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 29 September 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 48 £575 +2.44% 4
London -10 27 £575 -4.16% 2
West Midlands -24 8 £585 -2.50%
South East +19 6 £550 -13.72% 2
Berkshire +3 5 £550 -14.56%
Yorkshire +5 3 £413 -15.38%
Warwickshire - 3 £593 -
City of London +3 2 £538 -5.70% 1
Bracknell -2 2 - -
East Midlands -6 2 £575 +4.54%
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds +6 1 £413 -17.50%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £413 -17.50%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £575 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £413 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £413 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 - -

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) SOA
3 18 (18.95%) Banking
4 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
5 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.68%) Logistics
6 13 (13.68%) Java
7 12 (12.63%) Oracle
7 12 (12.63%) SAP
7 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
7 12 (12.63%) Quality Management
7 12 (12.63%) Lean Manufacturing
8 11 (11.58%) Data Management
8 11 (11.58%) HTML
9 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.53%) WAN
9 10 (10.53%) CRM
9 10 (10.53%) Investment Banking
9 10 (10.53%) SAP MII
10 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (9.47%) HTML5
10 9 (9.47%) Marketing
10 9 (9.47%) LAN
10 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.47%) .NET
10 9 (9.47%) Linux
10 9 (9.47%) Windows
11 8 (8.42%) PLM
11 8 (8.42%) EDI

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 (5.26%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.11%) Mule
2 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) JBoss
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) SAP MII
2 4 (4.21%) SAP SRM
3 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (3.16%) Temenos T24
4 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.05%) Radian6
5 1 (1.05%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.05%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.05%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.16%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) WAN
2 9 (9.47%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) VoIP
4 3 (3.16%) CTI
4 3 (3.16%) FCoE
4 3 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.16%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.16%) MPLS
4 3 (3.16%) Multicast
4 3 (3.16%) NAS
4 3 (3.16%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) Extranet
5 2 (2.11%) Intranet
5 2 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) SNMP
6 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (5.26%) Big Data
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) OLAP
5 2 (2.11%) OLTP
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Banking
3 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
4 10 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 9 (9.47%) Marketing
6 6 (6.32%) Retail
7 4 (4.21%) Automotive
7 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.11%) Legal
9 1 (1.05%) Front Office
9 1 (1.05%) Local Government
9 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) HTML
2 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) HTML5
3 8 (8.42%) EDI
4 7 (7.37%) Web Services
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.32%) Spring
5 6 (6.32%) WCF
6 5 (5.26%) Xamarin.iOS
6 5 (5.26%) XML
7 4 (4.21%) Middleware
8 3 (3.16%) REST
8 3 (3.16%) RESTful
8 3 (3.16%) SOAP
9 2 (2.11%) Django
9 2 (2.11%) J2EE
9 2 (2.11%) JSON
9 2 (2.11%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.16%) IVR
4 3 (3.16%) Social Media
4 3 (3.16%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) EPoS
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Linux
1 9 (9.47%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Android
2 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Solaris
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) Unix
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) SOA
2 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
3 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.68%) Logistics
5 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.63%) Lean Manufacturing
5 12 (12.63%) Quality Management
6 11 (11.58%) Data Management
7 10 (10.53%) CRM
8 8 (8.42%) PLM
9 7 (7.37%) API Design
9 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.37%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (6.32%) Analytics
10 6 (6.32%) Coaching
10 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.32%) MVC
10 6 (6.32%) Open Source
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) Java
2 7 (7.37%) PHP
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) Ruby
5 2 (2.11%) Scala
6 1 (1.05%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) EMIR
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.16%) KVM
2 3 (3.16%) NFS
2 3 (3.16%) SRDF
2 3 (3.16%) Xen
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) MIIS
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle
1 12 (12.63%) SAP
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.21%) Ariba
5 4 (4.21%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.21%) VMware
6 3 (3.16%) EMC
6 3 (3.16%) Intel
6 3 (3.16%) NetApp
6 3 (3.16%) Pega
6 3 (3.16%) Temenos
7 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.11%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.05%) BT
8 1 (1.05%) Reuters
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