The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 537 514 529
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 47 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.098% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 22
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£563 £549 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £502 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £645 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £520 £460
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK.

Senior Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 35 £598 +4.89% 18
South East +2 18 £538 - 2
Berkshire +7 14 - -
London -2 11 £650 +14.03% 6
Scotland -3 9 £363 -28.92% 1
Reading - 6 - -
East of England -18 5 £588 -9.61%
Edinburgh -24 5 £416 -18.38%
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
City of London +23 1 £700 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 £563 - 1
South West - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
York - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 27 (27.27%) Finance
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 25 (25.25%) TOGAF
3 24 (24.24%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (23.23%) Java
4 23 (23.23%) SOA
5 15 (15.15%) Middleware
6 13 (13.13%) Project Management
7 12 (12.12%) 3G
8 11 (11.11%) Scrum
8 11 (11.11%) UML
8 11 (11.11%) Banking
8 11 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 10 (10.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (10.10%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
9 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
10 9 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (9.09%) Degree
10 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.09%) Retail
11 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
11 8 (8.08%) Use Case
11 8 (8.08%) 4G
11 8 (8.08%) Liferay

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.08%) Liferay
3 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (2.02%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.02%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
1 2 (2.02%) PaaS
1 2 (2.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) 3G
2 8 (8.08%) 4G
3 4 (4.04%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 4 (4.04%) LTE
3 4 (4.04%) Telnet
3 4 (4.04%) 2G
3 4 (4.04%) Broadband
3 4 (4.04%) SNMP
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) CTI
5 1 (1.01%) SMS
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.04%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.01%) PhoneGap
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.09%) Retail
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
6 4 (4.04%) Billing
6 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.03%) Marketing
8 2 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.02%) Front Office
9 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) Middleware
2 7 (7.07%) J2EE
2 7 (7.07%) Web Services
2 7 (7.07%) Java EE
3 6 (6.06%) .NET
4 5 (5.05%) XML
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.04%) Apache CXF
5 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.04%) JSF
5 4 (4.04%) JPA
6 2 (2.02%) HTML5
6 2 (2.02%) SailPoint
6 2 (2.02%) HTML
6 2 (2.02%) CSS
6 2 (2.02%) RichFaces
7 1 (1.01%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.01%) EDI
7 1 (1.01%) JSON
7 1 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.04%) CESG
5 2 (2.02%) Derivative
5 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.02%) Open Source
5 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.02%) Equities
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) LIMS
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) IVR
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) UNIX
2 4 (4.04%) Android
2 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.01%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) TOGAF
2 24 (24.24%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (23.23%) SOA
4 13 (13.13%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) UML
5 11 (11.11%) Scrum
5 11 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 10 (10.10%) Zachman Framework
6 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.09%) ITIL
7 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.08%) Use Case
9 7 (7.07%) ERD
10 6 (6.06%) OO
10 6 (6.06%) Information Security
10 6 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (6.06%) CMMI
11 5 (5.05%) Validation
11 5 (5.05%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Java
2 4 (4.04%) C#
2 4 (4.04%) C++
2 4 (4.04%) Perl
3 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CISA
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) BS7799
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) SAP
2 7 (7.07%) JBoss
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) Ericsson
3 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.04%) Nortel
3 4 (4.04%) Huawei
3 4 (4.04%) Greenplum
3 4 (4.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (4.04%) Talend
4 3 (3.03%) Juniper
4 3 (3.03%) Kronos
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco
4 3 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Aveksa
6 1 (1.01%) Facebook
6 1 (1.01%) Avaya
6 1 (1.01%) Sencha
6 1 (1.01%) HP
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