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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 600 591 580
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 43 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.080% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.085% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 21
Median daily rate £563 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £695 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £538 £495
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.58%
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 26 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 29 June 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 -7 41 £563 +2.27% 5
London -5 16 £675 +19.04% 4
North West -9 6 £506 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £550 -
South East -2 5 £575 -11.53% 1
Cheshire - 5 £563 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £550 -
South West +1 4 £625 -
East Midlands +9 3 £500 +11.11%
Bristol +9 3 £650 -
Nottingham +1 3 £500 +11.11%
Berkshire +1 3 £575 -14.81%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £500 +11.11%
Bradford - 3 £679 -
Warrington - 3 £563 -
Chester - 2 £435 -
Maidenhead - 2 £575 -
City of London +41 1 £750 +50.37%
Hertfordshire +12 1 £500 -9.09%
East of England +10 1 £500 -4.76%
Hampshire +8 1 £561 +27.50%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £500 -9.09%
Middlesex -3 1 £625 -3.84%
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (27.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 25 (23.58%) Finance
3 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
4 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
6 19 (17.92%) Retail
7 17 (16.04%) CRM
8 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (14.15%) SOA
9 15 (14.15%) .NET
10 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
11 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 12 (11.32%) Java
11 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.38%) Oracle
12 11 (10.38%) ITIL
13 10 (9.43%) SAP
13 10 (9.43%) Marketing
13 10 (9.43%) Degree
14 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.49%) B2C
15 8 (7.55%) BPMN
15 8 (7.55%) Translating Business Requirements
16 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
16 7 (6.60%) Data Architecture
16 7 (6.60%) Open Source
16 7 (6.60%) ArchiMate
16 7 (6.60%) B2B

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 6 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Mule
4 1 (0.94%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.72%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.66%) Office 365
3 4 (3.77%) PaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Firewall
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) Extranet
2 4 (3.77%) Intranet
3 3 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.89%) 3G
4 2 (1.89%) 4G
4 2 (1.89%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) Skype
5 1 (0.94%) LAN
5 1 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.77%) OLAP
3 4 (3.77%) OLTP
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.83%) Big Data
4 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 19 (17.92%) Retail
3 10 (9.43%) Marketing
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 2 (1.89%) Front Office
6 2 (1.89%) Military
6 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.66%) REST
2 6 (5.66%) Web Services
3 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.72%) Spring
4 4 (3.77%) Middleware
5 2 (1.89%) Apache CXF
5 2 (1.89%) Drools
5 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.89%) JPA
5 2 (1.89%) JSF
5 2 (1.89%) RESTful
5 2 (1.89%) RichFaces
5 2 (1.89%) WCF
6 1 (0.94%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.94%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.66%) Smart Meter
3 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.83%) FMCG
5 3 (2.83%) LIMS
5 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.89%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) BYOD
7 1 (0.94%) EPoS
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
3 20 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (16.04%) CRM
5 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.15%) SOA
7 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
9 9 (8.49%) B2C
10 8 (7.55%) BPMN
10 8 (7.55%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (6.60%) ArchiMate
11 7 (6.60%) B2B
11 7 (6.60%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.60%) Open Source
11 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.66%) Coaching
12 6 (5.66%) ITIL V3
12 6 (5.66%) Software Architecture
12 6 (5.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) Java
2 3 (2.83%) C#
2 3 (2.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) MBA
4 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ISEB
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (3.77%) Citrix
4 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Cognos
6 1 (0.94%) EMC
6 1 (0.94%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) hybris
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.94%) NetApp
6 1 (0.94%) Pega
6 1 (0.94%) Teradata