The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Solution Architect
Rank 419 421 411
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.013% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.014% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £575 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £501 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £530
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 London region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (28.57%) IaaS
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 6 (28.57%) PaaS
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (23.81%) Web Filtering
5 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (19.05%) SABSA
6 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) CISM
6 4 (19.05%) Data Security
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
1 6 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 5 (23.81%) Web Filtering
5 4 (19.05%) Data Security
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) SABSA
6 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) IISP
4 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (9.52%) Mercator
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Facebook
2 1 (4.76%) FireEye
2 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) VMware