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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 567 571 555
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 59 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.084% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 17
Average daily rate £613 £600 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £435 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £594 £600 £510
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 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 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 45 £613 +2.08% 17
Scotland - 12 £600 -
London -3 11 £625 +4.16% 3
East of England +5 10 £625 -1.96% 2
Glasgow - 8 £450 -
South West - 7 £495 - 1
Bristol - 7 £495 -
South East +19 6 £561 +12.20% 5
Hertfordshire +9 5 £625 -1.96% 1
Bedfordshire +8 5 £625 -1.96%
St Albans - 5 £625 -
West Midlands -9 4 £575 +58.62% 4
Yorkshire -20 3 £613 +53.12% 2
East Midlands - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £650 -
Enfield - 3 £625 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £650 -7.14% 1
Birmingham -1 2 £563 +55.17% 1
Luton -1 2 £625 -1.96%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £613 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £613 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £631 -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £650 -7.14%
South Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Sheffield -12 1 - -
North West -20 1 £575 +9.52%
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Gatwick - 1 £500 -

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (36.21%) Finance
2 40 (34.48%) SOA
3 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.31%) TOGAF
5 33 (28.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (28.45%) E-Commerce
6 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 22 (18.97%) Banking
7 22 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
8 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
9 20 (17.24%) SOAP
10 19 (16.38%) REST
11 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
11 18 (15.52%) SQL
11 18 (15.52%) Retail
11 18 (15.52%) Middleware
12 16 (13.79%) Java
12 16 (13.79%) Data Modelling
12 16 (13.79%) WCF
13 15 (12.93%) Oracle
13 15 (12.93%) C#
13 15 (12.93%) UML
13 15 (12.93%) TDD
14 13 (11.21%) .NET
14 13 (11.21%) SAP
14 13 (11.21%) ArchiMate
15 12 (10.34%) MSMQ
15 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
15 12 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (9.48%) IBM

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.31%) SAS
5 4 (3.45%) JBoss
6 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.72%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.86%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.59%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) SaaS
2 6 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.72%) Boomi
4 2 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) MVNO
1 2 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (0.86%) Broadband
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) LTE
2 1 (0.86%) Network Security
2 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.86%) Big Data
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.86%) Maven
2 1 (0.86%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (0.86%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 42 (36.21%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Banking
3 18 (15.52%) Retail
4 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.03%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.45%) Billing
6 4 (3.45%) Marketing
7 3 (2.59%) Military
8 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) SOAP
2 19 (16.38%) REST
3 18 (15.52%) Middleware
4 16 (13.79%) WCF
5 13 (11.21%) .NET
6 12 (10.34%) MSMQ
7 8 (6.90%) Web Services
8 6 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.31%) J2EE
10 4 (3.45%) Apache CXF
10 4 (3.45%) Drools
10 4 (3.45%) JPA
10 4 (3.45%) JSF
10 4 (3.45%) RichFaces
11 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.59%) SAP PI
11 3 (2.59%) Spring
11 3 (2.59%) XML
12 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.17%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.59%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.59%) SCADA
4 3 (2.59%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.59%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Frameworx
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) SOA
2 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.31%) TOGAF
4 33 (28.45%) E-Commerce
4 33 (28.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (18.97%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 15 (12.93%) TDD
7 15 (12.93%) UML
8 13 (11.21%) ArchiMate
9 11 (9.48%) CRM
10 10 (8.62%) BPMN
10 10 (8.62%) OO
10 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.76%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.90%) Migration
12 8 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (6.03%) DevOps
13 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Modelling
14 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) Java
3 15 (12.93%) C#
4 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.72%) Scala
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) C++
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) Tcl
6 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) MBA
5 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) CCIE
6 1 (0.86%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) SAP
4 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.48%) IBM
6 5 (4.31%) hybris
6 5 (4.31%) MuleSoft
6 5 (4.31%) Pega
7 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 3 (2.59%) FatWire
7 3 (2.59%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.59%) VMware
8 2 (1.72%) Dell
8 2 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (0.86%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.86%) Cognos
9 1 (0.86%) EMC
9 1 (0.86%) NetApp
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago