The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Solution Architect
Rank 593 626 582
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 36 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 3
Median daily rate £550 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £443 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £570 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security Solutions Architect
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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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +20 19 £613 +15.02% 1
West Midlands -34 4 £500 -4.76%
Midlands - 4 £525 -
South West +9 3 £538 +23.56% 1
South East +11 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +4 2 - -
North West +15 1 £375 -25.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Security 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 England region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 33 (39.76%) IaaS
2 30 (36.14%) SaaS
3 27 (32.53%) Information Security
4 25 (30.12%) PaaS
5 19 (22.89%) TOGAF
5 19 (22.89%) Identity Access Management
6 17 (20.48%) Security Architecture
6 17 (20.48%) Firewall
6 17 (20.48%) Windows
7 13 (15.66%) LAN
7 13 (15.66%) WAN
7 13 (15.66%) Banking
7 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (13.25%) SIEM
9 11 (13.25%) Finance
10 10 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (12.05%) PCI DSS
11 9 (10.84%) Patch Management
12 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
13 7 (8.43%) VMware
13 7 (8.43%) Data Security
13 7 (8.43%) Linux
13 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (7.23%) High Availability

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.76%) IaaS
2 30 (36.14%) SaaS
3 25 (30.12%) PaaS
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (7.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) LAN
2 13 (15.66%) WAN
3 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.41%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (15.66%) Banking
2 11 (13.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Automotive
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) JAAS
1 2 (2.41%) RESTful
2 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) CSS3
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) HTML5
2 1 (1.20%) JSON
2 1 (1.20%) OAuth
2 1 (1.20%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.20%) REST
2 1 (1.20%) SAML
2 1 (1.20%) SOAP
2 1 (1.20%) Spring
2 1 (1.20%) Spring Security
2 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile Banking
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (4.82%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.61%) CESG
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Tandem
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Blog
4 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Information Security
2 19 (22.89%) Identity Access Management
2 19 (22.89%) TOGAF
3 17 (20.48%) Security Architecture
4 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (13.25%) SIEM
6 9 (10.84%) Patch Management
7 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
8 7 (8.43%) Data Security
8 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.23%) High Availability
10 5 (6.02%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (6.02%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.02%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (6.02%) Web Filtering
11 4 (4.82%) Fraud Detection
11 4 (4.82%) Project Management
11 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.41%) Python
2 2 (2.41%) Ruby
3 1 (1.20%) Groovy
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) CISSP
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) GIAC
4 2 (2.41%) CISM
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.20%) CLAS
5 1 (1.20%) IISP
5 1 (1.20%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (12.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.61%) COBIT
3 2 (2.41%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Docker
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (8.43%) VMware
2 4 (4.82%) Cisco
2 4 (4.82%) Splunk
2 4 (4.82%) Symantec
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.41%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.41%) FireEye
4 2 (2.41%) Mercator
4 2 (2.41%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.20%) Varonis