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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 600 623 576
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 60 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 31
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +2.04%
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 58 £550 - 12
London +10 34 £570 +3.63% 2
Yorkshire +4 10 £500 +5.26% 2
West Yorkshire +2 10 £500 +5.26% 1
Bradford +6 4 £500 +17.64% 1
South East -2 4 £550 -12.00%
West Midlands - 4 £600 - 4
City of London +46 3 £550 -15.38%
Berkshire +3 3 £550 -10.20%
Wolverhampton - 3 £600 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
Scotland +4 1 £600 -
Surrey 0 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
Leeds -2 1 £490 -2.00%
Nottingham -3 1 - -
North West -6 1 £500 - 1
Manchester -7 1 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -8 1 - -
North East -51 1 £375 -21.05%
Tyne and Wear -53 1 £375 -21.05%
Warwickshire - 1 £600 - 2
Warwick - 1 £600 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £600 -

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (34.38%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) SOA
3 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.71%) TOGAF
5 16 (16.67%) Banking
6 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.50%) Degree
7 12 (12.50%) Marketing
7 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (11.46%) CRM
9 10 (10.42%) .NET
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle
9 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (9.38%) HTML
10 9 (9.38%) Windows
11 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.33%) SAP
11 8 (8.33%) PLM
11 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (8.33%) Logistics
11 8 (8.33%) Retail
11 8 (8.33%) Data Management
11 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (8.33%) Analytics
11 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
12 7 (7.29%) API Design
12 7 (7.29%) Lean Manufacturing
12 7 (7.29%) Zachman Framework

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 (5.21%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) Mule
2 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) SAP MII
2 4 (4.17%) SAP SRM
3 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.04%) Radian6
5 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.04%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.04%) Social Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) Office 365
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.17%) SAN
2 4 (4.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.13%) CTI
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) FCoE
3 3 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
3 3 (3.13%) Multicast
3 3 (3.13%) NAS
4 2 (2.08%) Extranet
4 2 (2.08%) Intranet
4 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) SNMP
5 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (4.17%) Big Data
4 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) OLAP
5 2 (2.08%) OLTP
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) GIS
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Checkstyle
1 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) JUnit
1 1 (1.04%) Selenium
1 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 33 (34.38%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Banking
3 12 (12.50%) Marketing
4 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Retail
5 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.13%) Automotive
6 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) .NET
2 9 (9.38%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) HTML5
3 7 (7.29%) Web Services
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.25%) EDI
4 6 (6.25%) WCF
5 5 (5.21%) Xamarin.iOS
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 4 (4.17%) Middleware
6 4 (4.17%) Spring
7 3 (3.13%) REST
7 3 (3.13%) SOAP
8 2 (2.08%) J2EE
8 2 (2.08%) Spring Integration
8 2 (2.08%) XSLT
9 1 (1.04%) CSS
9 1 (1.04%) JSP
9 1 (1.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) IVR
5 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) EPoS
6 1 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Android
3 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) Solaris
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) AIX
7 1 (1.04%) Unix
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) SOA
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.71%) TOGAF
4 11 (11.46%) CRM
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.33%) Analytics
6 8 (8.33%) Data Management
6 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.33%) Logistics
6 8 (8.33%) PLM
7 7 (7.29%) API Design
7 7 (7.29%) B2C
7 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.29%) Lean Manufacturing
7 7 (7.29%) Quality Management
7 7 (7.29%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.25%) MVC
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) PHP
2 6 (6.25%) Java
3 5 (5.21%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) EMIR
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Xen
3 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.13%) KVM
3 3 (3.13%) NFS
3 3 (3.13%) SRDF
4 2 (2.08%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) MIIS
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) SAP
4 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.29%) VMware
5 6 (6.25%) Xamarin
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco
7 4 (4.17%) Ariba
7 4 (4.17%) EMC
7 4 (4.17%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.17%) Pega
8 3 (3.13%) Citrix
8 3 (3.13%) Intel
8 3 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.08%) Capita
9 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.04%) Canoo
10 1 (1.04%) Reuters
10 1 (1.04%) Siemens
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