The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 620 624 572
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 41 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 26
Median daily rate £575 £567 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £470 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £655 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £588 £495
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +18.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London median 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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
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 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +19 39 £575 +1.41% 14
London -2 21 £625 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +3 5 £550 - 1
West Midlands -22 5 £470 -18.26% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £550 - 1
South East +16 4 £575 -11.53% 2
Shropshire - 4 £456 -
Berkshire - 4 £575 -
Telford - 4 £456 -
Bradford - 3 £679 -
Maidenhead - 3 £575 -
City of London +45 2 £638 +27.81% 1
South West +6 2 £625 - 3
East of England +19 1 £500 -9.09%
Hertfordshire +14 1 £500 -9.09%
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 £500 -9.09%
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 £650 - 1
Nottinghamshire -4 1 - -
Nottingham -9 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 21 (20.79%) Retail
2 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (17.82%) Finance
5 17 (16.83%) TOGAF
6 16 (15.84%) Java
6 16 (15.84%) CRM
7 14 (13.86%) SOA
7 14 (13.86%) Oracle
8 13 (12.87%) .NET
8 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
8 13 (12.87%) Marketing
8 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (11.88%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (11.88%) B2C
10 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
10 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.89%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (9.90%) Web Services
11 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.91%) IIS
12 9 (8.91%) Coaching
13 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
13 8 (7.92%) Windows
13 8 (7.92%) B2B
14 7 (6.93%) ITIL
14 7 (6.93%) Banking
14 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.93%) Degree
14 7 (6.93%) Digital Marketing

Senior 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) Apache
4 4 (3.96%) Confluence
5 3 (2.97%) Mule
6 2 (1.98%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) JBoss
7 1 (0.99%) SAS
7 1 (0.99%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.98%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.99%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) Office 365
2 6 (5.94%) PaaS
3 5 (4.95%) SaaS
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.97%) IaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Firewall
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) Extranet
2 4 (3.96%) Intranet
2 4 (3.96%) SSL
3 3 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.98%) 3G
4 2 (1.98%) 4G
4 2 (1.98%) AMQP
4 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 2 (1.98%) Skype
5 1 (0.99%) LAN
5 1 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
5 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 4 (3.96%) OLAP
3 4 (3.96%) OLTP
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
4 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.96%) FishEye
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) GoCD
2 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.98%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.98%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (20.79%) Retail
2 18 (17.82%) Finance
3 13 (12.87%) Marketing
4 7 (6.93%) Banking
5 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.98%) Billing
7 2 (1.98%) Front Office
7 2 (1.98%) Military
8 1 (0.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) Web Services
3 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.94%) REST
4 5 (4.95%) Middleware
5 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.96%) Spring
6 2 (1.98%) JDBC
6 2 (1.98%) JMS
6 2 (1.98%) JSON
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.98%) RESTful
6 2 (1.98%) SOAP
6 2 (1.98%) UDDI
6 2 (1.98%) WSDL
6 2 (1.98%) XML
6 2 (1.98%) XSLT
7 1 (0.99%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.99%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) FMCG
4 3 (2.97%) LIMS
4 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) BYOD
6 1 (0.99%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (16.83%) TOGAF
3 16 (15.84%) CRM
4 14 (13.86%) SOA
5 12 (11.88%) B2C
6 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.89%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.91%) Coaching
9 8 (7.92%) B2B
10 7 (6.93%) Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (6.93%) ITIL
10 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.94%) Presales
12 5 (4.95%) BPMN
12 5 (4.95%) Open Source
12 5 (4.95%) Prototyping
12 5 (4.95%) Software Architecture
12 5 (4.95%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) Java
2 4 (3.96%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.99%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) MBA
4 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) CCIE
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
1 3 (2.97%) SCOM
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) SAP
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Pega
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.99%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) Juniper
7 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.99%) NetApp
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
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