The median contractor rate for a Lead Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 403 409
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 15 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 13
Median daily rate £550 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.20% +11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £800 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £535 £600
% change year-on-year +2.80% -10.83%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London -2 1 £375 -44.44%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
3 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (30.65%) Office 365
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 18 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 17 (27.42%) Skype for Business
6 17 (27.42%) Skype
7 13 (20.97%) Finance
8 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (11.29%) IT Strategy
10 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
11 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
11 6 (9.68%) Retail
11 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (9.68%) Pega
11 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (9.68%) Oracle
11 6 (9.68%) CRM
12 5 (8.06%) Data Security
12 5 (8.06%) CMS
12 5 (8.06%) Information Security
12 5 (8.06%) Information Management
12 5 (8.06%) Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) Data Governance
12 5 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 18 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 17 (27.42%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.06%) CMS
4 4 (6.45%) CoreMedia CMS
4 4 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.23%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.61%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (30.65%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JDeveloper
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) EPoS
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
2 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (11.29%) IT Strategy
4 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.68%) CRM
5 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.06%) Data Governance
6 5 (8.06%) Data Security
6 5 (8.06%) Information Architecture
6 5 (8.06%) Information Management
6 5 (8.06%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) SDLC
7 4 (6.45%) ArchiMate
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) CBAP
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.61%) VCAP
2 1 (1.61%) VCDX
2 1 (1.61%) VCP6
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) MiFID
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Pega
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.84%) Reuters
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) FXall
5 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.61%) IFS
6 1 (1.61%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) webMethods
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