The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 386 397 405
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.045% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Security Solutions Architect
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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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (57.89%) Information Security
1 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (42.11%) SIEM
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
2 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
2 8 (42.11%) FMCG
2 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 2 (10.53%) CISM
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) German Language
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) Adobe
7 1 (5.26%) Finance

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.26%) German Language
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) FMCG
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
1 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
2 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (42.11%) SIEM
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
2 8 (42.11%) Cyber Security
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe