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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 185 191 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
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£490 £500 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £620 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) CISSP
5 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) CISM
6 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 3 (13.64%) OWASP
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) COBIT
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.09%) Security Management
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) UNIX
8 2 (9.09%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) 4G
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) SS7
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) Economics
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 3 (13.64%) OWASP
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) PhD
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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