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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 594 563 561
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.018% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £500 £619
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £475 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £543 £681
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 -
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 2014. 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
London -6 6 £550 +15.78% 2
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Security Solutions Architect
UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (36.36%) SIEM
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (36.36%) FMCG
4 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 8 (36.36%) Tivoli
4 8 (36.36%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) User Experience
9 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
9 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.55%) UNIX
9 1 (4.55%) Java

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PACS
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (36.36%) SIEM
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (36.36%) Identity Management
5 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) CISM
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle