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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 609 616 557
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 39 44 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.080% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 28
Median daily rate £575 £650 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £575 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £570 £650 £544
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +19.54%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +25 38 £575 -11.53% 9
London 0 17 £613 +6.52% 1
South East +14 8 £575 -11.53% 2
Berkshire +9 6 £575 -11.53% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £450 -30.76% 2
Shropshire - 4 £456 -
Telford - 4 £456 -
North West +10 3 £550 -8.14% 1
Cheshire +5 3 £550 -8.14%
City of London +20 1 £525 -8.69%
Warrington +12 1 - -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 £570 -
South West - 1 £575 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £575 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Havant - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £570 -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Gatwick - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £575 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £570 -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 - -

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Retail
3 14 (16.87%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) SOA
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
5 12 (14.46%) B2C
5 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.05%) Web Services
6 10 (12.05%) Marketing
7 9 (10.84%) Oracle
7 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.84%) Coaching
8 8 (9.64%) Windows
8 8 (9.64%) B2B
8 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.64%) Banking
9 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
9 7 (8.43%) CRM
9 7 (8.43%) Office 365
9 7 (8.43%) Analytics
9 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.43%) SaaS
9 7 (8.43%) PaaS
9 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.23%) SCCM

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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.61%) Mule
4 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) PaaS
2 7 (8.43%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) IaaS
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Extranet
1 4 (4.82%) Intranet
1 4 (4.82%) SSL
2 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.41%) AMQP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) Skype
4 1 (1.20%) 3G
4 1 (1.20%) 4G
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) OLAP
3 4 (4.82%) OLTP
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
1 4 (4.82%) FishEye
1 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.82%) GoCD
1 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.82%) JIRA
1 4 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.41%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.41%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Retail
3 10 (12.05%) Marketing
4 8 (9.64%) Banking
5 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.61%) REST
5 2 (2.41%) JDBC
5 2 (2.41%) JMS
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) UDDI
5 2 (2.41%) WSDL
5 2 (2.41%) XML
5 2 (2.41%) XSLT
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (1.20%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.61%) FMCG
4 3 (3.61%) LIMS
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) Equities
6 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.20%) SCADA
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Unix
2 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) SOA
2 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (14.46%) B2C
3 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
4 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.84%) Coaching
6 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.64%) B2B
7 7 (8.43%) Analytics
7 7 (8.43%) CRM
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.23%) Migration
9 5 (6.02%) Data Management
10 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.82%) High Availability
10 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.82%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) Java
2 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CLAS
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.61%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix
4 3 (3.61%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) Pega
5 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) hybris
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.20%) SAP