The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 advertised for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 189 200 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 10 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 16
Average daily rate
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£488 £488 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £655 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5332 6562 7201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.88% 92.61% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4819 5239
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Architect
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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%) Security Architecture
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) CISSP
3 8 (26.67%) CISM
4 7 (23.33%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) Apple
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) SABSA
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) VMS
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) RAD
9 2 (6.67%) RUP
9 2 (6.67%) Middleware
9 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
9 2 (6.67%) PKI
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) CESG
2 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) VMS
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security
2 4 (13.33%) SIEM
2 4 (13.33%) SABSA
3 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) RAD
4 2 (6.67%) RUP
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CISSP
2 8 (26.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISACA
4 1 (3.33%) CCSE
4 1 (3.33%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) SAP