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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Solution Architect
Rank 400 396 400
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.071% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.076% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate £650 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £640 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £513 £510
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +0.49%
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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
City of London +42 1 £525 -
Security Solutions Architect
England

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) FireEye
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) FireEye
1 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Actimize
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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Spencer Rose
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