The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 180 213 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Average daily rate
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£488 £490 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% -10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.43% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 -
% change year-on-year
-31.14% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5403 6612 6063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.06% 93.18% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4839 4468
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 130 138
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.25 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the City of London region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Security 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 Architect in their job title.

1 10 (33.33%) LAN
1 10 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 8 (26.67%) Network Design
3 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Internet
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 5 (16.67%) Extranet
6 5 (16.67%) ATM
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.67%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Middleware
8 3 (10.00%) UNIX
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Banking

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Security 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
4 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) Extranet
5 5 (16.67%) ATM
5 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (16.67%) BGP
5 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) RMADS
2 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Network Design
2 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) RAD
7 1 (3.33%) RUP
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Juniper
3 1 (3.33%) F5