The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 393 413 386
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£625 £463 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -27.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Security Solutions Architect
England

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) FMCG
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
6 2 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (10.00%) SABSA
6 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile App

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) FMCG
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (5.00%) PACS
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (35.00%) Identity Management
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) SABSA
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle