The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Solution Architect
UK
Rank 549 605 584
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 33 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 9
Median daily rate £550 £544 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £658 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £538 £513
% change year-on-year
-4.65% +4.87%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

Security Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Solutions Architect
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 30 £550 +1.14% 9
London +23 16 £600 -7.69% 7
East of England - 5 £550 -
Berkshire +18 4 £425 -20.00%
South East +18 4 £425 -20.00%
South West +6 3 £513 -14.58% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £600 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £600 -
Swindon +8 2 £481 -
Wiltshire +4 2 £481 -
Newport - 2 £575 -
Luton - 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Wales - 2 £575 -
South Wales - 2 £575 -
West Midlands 0 1 £525 +16.66%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Derby - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £750 - 1

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 33 (47.14%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
3 15 (21.43%) Finance
4 13 (18.57%) Banking
4 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (15.71%) Zachman Framework
5 11 (15.71%) PCI DSS
5 11 (15.71%) Information Security
5 11 (15.71%) CISSP
6 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
7 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
8 8 (11.43%) Internet
8 8 (11.43%) ITIL
8 8 (11.43%) Windows
8 8 (11.43%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) Firewall
8 8 (11.43%) Data Security
8 8 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (8.57%) Network Security
10 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.57%) CISM
10 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.57%) Cisco

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
1 8 (11.43%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) Network Security
3 5 (7.14%) LDAP
4 4 (5.71%) MPLS
4 4 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) DMZ
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 3 (4.29%) JAAS
3 2 (2.86%) OAuth
3 2 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (4.29%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) CESG
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Tandem
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (25.71%) TOGAF
3 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (15.71%) Information Security
4 11 (15.71%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
5 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (11.43%) Data Security
6 8 (11.43%) ITIL
6 8 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (11.43%) SOA
7 7 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.14%) Coaching
9 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) Perl
2 3 (4.29%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) Ruby
3 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) CISSP
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) Degree
4 6 (8.57%) CISM
5 5 (7.14%) ISSAP
6 4 (5.71%) CCNA
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.71%) CLAS
6 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.29%) CISA
8 2 (2.86%) CRISC
8 2 (2.86%) ISEB
9 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Cisco
1 6 (8.57%) Forcepoint
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Splunk
2 5 (7.14%) Trend Micro
3 4 (5.71%) HP
3 4 (5.71%) Juniper
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.86%) Varonis
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago