The median contractor rate for a Security Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Solution Architect
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 - 260
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Solutions Architect 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £575 - £499
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7336 8545 8844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.60% 95.02% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4290 5092 5052
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 386 418
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.62 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +21.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Security Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Solutions Architect in the South East

Security Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Solutions Architect in the South East

Security Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire - 4 £563 -
Hampshire - 1 £600 -
Security Solutions Architect
England

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the South East region featuring Security Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS

Security Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley