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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 610 594 570
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 41 30 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.055% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.058% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 27
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £474 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £600 £600
% change year-on-year
-19.58% -
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 22 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 24 May 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 38 £595 -0.83% 4
London -5 21 £650 +8.33% 4
West Yorkshire - 5 £483 -
Yorkshire - 5 £483 -
South East -7 4 £564 -6.04%
Berkshire -6 3 £538 -10.41%
North East - 3 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £375 -
City of London +34 2 £625 -3.84%
Canary Wharf +8 2 £850 +41.66%
South West -2 2 - -
Scotland -6 2 £600 +4.34%
Edinburgh -8 2 £600 +4.34%
North West -9 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £590 -
Bradford - 1 £460 -
Leeds - 1 £490 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £590 -

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.28%) SOA
3 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) TOGAF
5 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (12.35%) Banking
7 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.11%) Oracle
7 9 (11.11%) Degree
7 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.41%) SDLC
10 6 (7.41%) .NET
10 6 (7.41%) SAP
10 6 (7.41%) Windows
10 6 (7.41%) Office 365
10 6 (7.41%) Business Transformation
10 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.17%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (6.17%) Analytics
11 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.17%) HTML
11 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.17%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) VMware

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 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Mule
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP MII
1 3 (3.70%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.23%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (1.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
1 4 (4.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.23%) FCoE
3 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) Multicast
3 1 (1.23%) NAS
3 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.47%) QlikView
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Automotive
6 2 (2.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) HTML5
3 4 (4.94%) Middleware
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
4 3 (3.70%) WCF
4 3 (3.70%) Xamarin.iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Drools
5 2 (2.47%) EDI
5 2 (2.47%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.23%) CSS3
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.23%) REST
6 1 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.23%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.23%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Android
2 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (17.28%) SOA
2 13 (16.05%) TOGAF
3 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 6 (7.41%) SDLC
7 5 (6.17%) Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.17%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (6.17%) Process Management
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
8 4 (4.94%) CRM
8 4 (4.94%) Data Management
8 4 (4.94%) Logistics
8 4 (4.94%) PLM
8 4 (4.94%) Records Management
9 3 (3.70%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Java
1 4 (4.94%) PHP
2 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) MBA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) EMIR
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Xen
3 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) KVM
4 1 (1.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) SRDF
4 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.23%) MIIS
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SAP
4 5 (6.17%) VMware
5 4 (4.94%) Pega
6 3 (3.70%) Ariba
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco
6 3 (3.70%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.47%) Capita
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix
7 2 (2.47%) Cognos
7 2 (2.47%) EMC
7 2 (2.47%) Siebel
7 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.23%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.23%) Intel
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
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