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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 584 539 555
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 41 77 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.15% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 16
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£625 £556 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £523
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £678 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £538 £613
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -50 33 £650 +18.18% 15
London +5 12 £575 - 4
East of England +9 9 £631 -
City of London +3 6 £575 -6.12% 2
South East -39 6 £650 - 2
Hertfordshire +4 5 £613 -
Hampshire - 5 £650 -
Scotland -6 4 £600 - 3
North West -30 4 - - 1
Wales - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £725 -
Newport - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
West Midlands -2 3 £650 - 3
Edinburgh -15 3 £600 - 1
Berkshire -22 3 £650 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £550 -
Reading -14 2 £650 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £650 -
Cambridge - 2 £650 -
Gosport - 2 £650 -
Southampton - 2 £650 -
Coventry - 2 £650 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £650 -
Tyne and Wear -28 1 £625 +16.27%
North East -28 1 £625 +16.27% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 1 £625 +16.27%
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 26 (29.89%) SOA
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 20 (22.99%) Oracle
6 16 (18.39%) Banking
7 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.79%) Retail
10 11 (12.64%) Java
10 11 (12.64%) .NET
11 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.49%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.34%) UML
12 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.20%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 7 (8.05%) OO
14 7 (8.05%) C#
14 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
15 6 (6.90%) J2EE
15 6 (6.90%) SAP
15 6 (6.90%) WCF
15 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
16 5 (5.75%) jQuery
16 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
16 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) WAN
1 2 (2.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.15%) GSM
2 1 (1.15%) IPv6
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) IPsec
2 1 (1.15%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.15%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Retail
4 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Law
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
7 1 (1.15%) Military
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) J2EE
2 6 (6.90%) WCF
3 5 (5.75%) jQuery
3 5 (5.75%) Middleware
4 4 (4.60%) SOAP
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.45%) HTML
5 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (3.45%) REST
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.30%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.30%) Django
6 2 (2.30%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.30%) RESTful
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.30%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) BYOD
5 2 (2.30%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) SCADA
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) IPTV
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) UNIX
1 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) SOA
2 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.49%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (10.34%) UML
9 8 (9.20%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) OO
11 5 (5.75%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (5.75%) MVC
11 5 (5.75%) Software Architecture
12 4 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (4.60%) Migration
12 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.60%) Change Management
12 4 (4.60%) Scrum
12 4 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) Java
2 7 (8.05%) C#
3 3 (3.45%) Scala
4 2 (2.30%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.15%) ABAP
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
5 1 (1.15%) CCDE
5 1 (1.15%) MCSD
5 1 (1.15%) CCIE
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) SAP
4 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.75%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) Huawei
6 2 (2.30%) Pega
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 2 (2.30%) ESRI
6 2 (2.30%) FatWire
6 2 (2.30%) Juniper
6 2 (2.30%) hybris
6 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.15%) JDA
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
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