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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Solution Architect
Rank 574 528 579
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 13 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.023% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Average daily rate £500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2014.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 7 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -53 5 £425 -22.72% 2
London -16 4 £400 -27.27% 2
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Security Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) SAML
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) JAAS
3 3 (17.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (17.65%) Axure RP
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) jBPM
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
3 3 (17.65%) WCAG
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Facebook
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing

Security Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (17.65%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) SAML
1 3 (17.65%) JAAS
1 3 (17.65%) jBPM
1 3 (17.65%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Facebook
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