The median contractor rate for a Lead Solutions Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lead Solution Architect
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.076% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £650 £548 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £575 £561
% change year-on-year +4.34% +2.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2021 2539 2635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.70% 96.69% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1488 1459
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 154 258
Median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.78% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the East of England

Lead Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the East of England

Lead Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in the East of England

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +1 1 £575 -8.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £725 -
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Lead 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 across the East of England region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (50.00%) Imperva
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk