Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Solutions Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Solution Architect
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 580 595
Rank change year-on-year -39 +15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 16 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.086% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.091% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 25
London median daily rate £650 £613 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -0.41% +6.96%
10th Percentile £525 £463 £492
90th Percentile £800 £788 £690
England median daily rate £575 £550 £650
% change year-on-year +4.55% -15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +2 3 £650 +1.96% 1
East London - 1 £680 -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the London region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Meraki
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (12.50%) TrustSec
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) VCAP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VCDX
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Retail

Senior 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 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BigMachines
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VXLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Spatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Kafka
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 2 (12.50%) Data Lineage
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Microservices
3 2 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.25%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) VCAP
1 2 (12.50%) VCDX
1 2 (12.50%) VCP6
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) TrustSec
2 1 (6.25%) Ambari
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Meraki
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Siebel
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
2 1 (6.25%) MapR
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Retek
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) WSO2