The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 536 564 552
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 77 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.038% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.041% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 26
Average daily rate
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£556 £556 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £549 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £571 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £575 £587
% change year-on-year
-6.52% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +21 71 £550 -1.07% 17
South East +21 27 - - 1
London +7 24 £575 +3.97% 12
Berkshire +24 22 - - 1
City of London +30 7 £613 +10.16% 7
Reading - 7 - -
West Midlands -11 5 - - 1
Scotland - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Birmingham - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £563 - 1
East of England -29 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £575 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £563 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Liverpool - 1 £515 -
Merseyside - 1 £515 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Essex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 28 (23.14%) Finance
3 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
4 23 (19.01%) Project Management
5 22 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 22 (18.18%) 3G
6 20 (16.53%) SOA
6 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.05%) Java
8 15 (12.40%) SQL
9 14 (11.57%) ITIL
9 14 (11.57%) Degree
10 13 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
11 12 (9.92%) Broadband
11 12 (9.92%) Internet
11 12 (9.92%) Billing
11 12 (9.92%) Middleware
12 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.09%) Retail
12 11 (9.09%) Cerner
12 11 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (7.44%) Business Development
13 9 (7.44%) 4G
13 9 (7.44%) PACS
14 8 (6.61%) Open Source
14 8 (6.61%) Cerner Millennium
14 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
15 7 (5.79%) LTE
15 7 (5.79%) Problem Management

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Project
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.65%) PaaS
2 2 (1.65%) IaaS
2 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.83%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) 3G
2 12 (9.92%) Broadband
2 12 (9.92%) Internet
3 9 (7.44%) 4G
4 7 (5.79%) LTE
5 3 (2.48%) SAN
6 2 (1.65%) GSM
6 2 (1.65%) Wireless
6 2 (1.65%) 2G
6 2 (1.65%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.83%) MVNO
7 1 (0.83%) SMS
7 1 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.83%) CTI
7 1 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.65%) Ant
3 1 (0.83%) ERwin
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.92%) Billing
4 11 (9.09%) Retail
5 7 (5.79%) Banking
5 7 (5.79%) Marketing
6 5 (4.13%) Back Office
7 4 (3.31%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) Middleware
2 7 (5.79%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) Java EE
4 5 (4.13%) .NET
4 5 (4.13%) J2EE
5 4 (3.31%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.31%) JSF
5 4 (3.31%) JPA
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.31%) Apache CXF
6 3 (2.48%) CSS
6 3 (2.48%) HTML5
6 3 (2.48%) HTML
7 2 (1.65%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.65%) SailPoint
7 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.65%) XML
7 2 (1.65%) Ajax
7 2 (1.65%) JSON
7 2 (1.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.44%) PACS
3 8 (6.61%) Open Source
4 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) NHS
6 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) Derivative
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) PMI
7 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.65%) Equities
8 1 (0.83%) IVR
8 1 (0.83%) LIMS
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Android
1 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.83%) UNIX
2 1 (0.83%) AIX
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Project Management
2 22 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 20 (16.53%) SOA
3 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.57%) ITIL
5 13 (10.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.44%) Business Development
8 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.79%) Validation
8 7 (5.79%) UML
8 7 (5.79%) Analytics
9 6 (4.96%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.96%) OO
9 6 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (4.96%) CMMI
9 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) Java
2 15 (12.40%) SQL
3 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Oracle
2 11 (9.09%) Cerner
3 7 (5.79%) SAP
3 7 (5.79%) JBoss
4 5 (4.13%) IBM
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.65%) EMC
6 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.65%) Primavera
6 2 (1.65%) Sencha
6 2 (1.65%) Aveksa
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Casewise
7 1 (0.83%) Unica
7 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.83%) Informatica
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Avaya
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