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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 384 412 398
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 13 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.033% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.034% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £630 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £513
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 2017.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (42.31%) CISSP
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (30.77%) Middleware
5 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (26.92%) QRadar
6 7 (26.92%) Splunk
6 7 (26.92%) ISSAP
6 7 (26.92%) Trend Micro
7 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Information Security
7 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) Firewall
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Presales
9 4 (15.38%) CLAS
9 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
9 4 (15.38%) CISM
9 4 (15.38%) MPLS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) MPLS
2 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (34.62%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (15.38%) Presales
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) SABSA
7 2 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) Python
1 2 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) ISSAP
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CISM
4 4 (15.38%) CLAS
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CRISC
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Splunk
1 7 (26.92%) Trend Micro
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Juniper
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.85%) Varonis