The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Solution Architect
Rank 558 557 558
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 23 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.060% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.064% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 9
Average daily rate £520 £538 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £483 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £643 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £513 £510
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Security Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Solutions Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Solutions Architect across the England region.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Solutions Architect across the England region.

Security Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -18 7 £450 -25.00% 1
London -11 6 £650 +18.18% 3
South West +1 4 - - 1
South East +9 3 £569 +19.73% 3
East of England - 3 £419 -
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Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Information Security
2 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.22%) Firewall
4 10 (22.22%) SIEM
5 9 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (20.00%) Network Security
5 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) SOA
6 7 (15.56%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (13.33%) High Availability
7 6 (13.33%) CISSP
7 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
7 6 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) Network Design
8 5 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Retail
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.89%) LAN
9 4 (8.89%) WAN
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco
9 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) IaaS
1 4 (8.89%) PaaS
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 2 (4.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.22%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) zOS
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (26.67%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
3 10 (22.22%) SIEM
4 9 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.56%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 7 (15.56%) SOA
6 6 (13.33%) High Availability
6 6 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Network Design
8 4 (8.89%) Business Development
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.67%) OWASP
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CISSP
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) COBIT
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Guidewire
2 4 (8.89%) LogRhythm
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) FireEye
4 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Actimize
5 1 (2.22%) ATG
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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Spencer Rose
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