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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Solution Architect
UK
Rank 572 611 594
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 29 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.051% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 15
Median daily rate £588 £483 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £600 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £513
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 20 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 27 February 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 +9 22 £600 +24.35% 4
London +25 13 £600 +9.09% 3
Wales - 5 £563 - 1
South Wales - 5 £563 - 1
South East +21 4 £425 -29.16% 1
Newport - 4 £575 -
Berkshire - 4 £425 - 1
East of England -9 3 £425 +3.03%
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Luton - 2 £425 -
South West -1 1 £750 -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £600 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £600 -
Reading - 1 £475 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £750 -

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (56.14%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
3 15 (26.32%) Finance
4 12 (21.05%) CISSP
4 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (19.30%) Banking
6 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (17.54%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (15.79%) Degree
7 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
7 9 (15.79%) Information Security
8 8 (14.04%) Firewall
8 8 (14.04%) Internet
8 8 (14.04%) Middleware
8 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (14.04%) Cyber Defence
9 7 (12.28%) QRadar
9 7 (12.28%) Splunk
9 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (12.28%) Trend Micro
9 7 (12.28%) ISSAP
9 7 (12.28%) ITIL
9 7 (12.28%) SOA
10 6 (10.53%) Cisco
10 6 (10.53%) Windows
10 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.53%) Forcepoint
10 6 (10.53%) Management Information System

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
1 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 4 (7.02%) MPLS
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) OAuth
3 1 (1.75%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Cyber Defence
1 8 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
3 12 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.54%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (17.54%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (15.79%) Information Security
6 7 (12.28%) ITIL
6 7 (12.28%) SOA
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Coaching
8 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.77%) Service Design
9 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CISSP
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) ISSAP
5 5 (8.77%) CISM
6 4 (7.02%) CCNA
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.02%) CLAS
6 4 (7.02%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.26%) CISA
8 2 (3.51%) CRISC
8 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) QRadar
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Splunk
1 7 (12.28%) Trend Micro
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco
2 6 (10.53%) Forcepoint
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) F5
5 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.75%) Varonis
5 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
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