The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 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 currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 574 552 582
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
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£405 £454 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% -17.50%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 14 £405 -10.74% 1
London +19 13 £405 -16.92% 1
Reading - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (26.67%) FMCG
3 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 8 (26.67%) SIEM
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.00%) Network Security
5 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.33%) JBoss
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) SAML
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.00%) Use Case
7 3 (10.00%) jBPM
7 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) WCAG
7 3 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (10.00%) Axure RP

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) SAML
1 3 (10.00%) jBPM
1 3 (10.00%) Java EE
1 3 (10.00%) JAAS
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) FMCG
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PACS
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 8 (26.67%) SIEM
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Use Case
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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