The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 193 207 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) Information Security
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 10 (25.00%) CESG
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
7 6 (15.00%) RMADS
7 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.50%) F5
8 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.50%) SSL
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (12.50%) Internet
8 5 (12.50%) BCP
8 5 (12.50%) CISSP
8 5 (12.50%) Juniper
8 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) Network Security
3 5 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
3 5 (12.50%) SSL
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) Security Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) CESG
2 7 (17.50%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (15.00%) RMADS
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
3 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Information Security
2 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 5 (12.50%) BCP
4 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.00%) SIEM
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Data Security
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) CISSP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) ISACA
6 1 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) GIAC
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) F5
2 5 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.50%) Varonis
4 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.50%) Lumension
4 1 (2.50%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec