The median contractor rate for a Senior Solutions Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 261 261
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.064% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.067% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £625 £606 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +20.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £613
% change year-on-year -4.34% -6.12%  
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in the South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the South East

Senior Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Berkshire +26 2 £625 -
Surrey - 2 £613 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £500 -
Hampshire +12 1 - -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (17.65%) Information Management
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) LIMS
5 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
5 2 (11.76%) Pega
5 2 (11.76%) Guidewire
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (11.76%) SCADA
5 2 (11.76%) Life Science

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Force.com
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) NewSQL
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.88%) Mason
3 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
2 2 (11.76%) LIMS
2 2 (11.76%) SCADA
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Microservices
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
1 1 (5.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Guidewire
3 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
3 2 (11.76%) Pega
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) VMware