The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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 Architecture
Rank 175 199 203
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 24 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £665 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.51 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Security Architecture
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco
3 14 (34.15%) BCP
3 14 (34.15%) Juniper
3 14 (34.15%) Network Security
4 13 (31.71%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (31.71%) F5
4 13 (31.71%) Business Continuity Planning
4 13 (31.71%) SSL
4 13 (31.71%) Wireless
4 13 (31.71%) Business Continuity
5 9 (21.95%) VPN
6 8 (19.51%) CISSP
6 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (19.51%) Information Security
6 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (19.51%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (17.07%) SIEM
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) CISM
9 5 (12.20%) Websense
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Ruckus Wireless
9 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
10 4 (9.76%) Banking
10 4 (9.76%) CESG
10 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (9.76%) Internet
11 3 (7.32%) Java
11 3 (7.32%) Windows

Security Architecture
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 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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) Network Security
3 13 (31.71%) SSL
3 13 (31.71%) Wireless
4 9 (21.95%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Security Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Project Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Security Architect
4 8 (19.51%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
1 2 (4.88%) XSD
1 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) CESG
2 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
3 1 (2.44%) AIX
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) BCP
2 13 (31.71%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (31.71%) Business Continuity
3 8 (19.51%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (19.51%) Information Security
4 7 (17.07%) SIEM
5 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Unified Process
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) RUP
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CISSP
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.63%) CISM
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CISA
6 1 (2.44%) ISACA
6 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) Juniper
3 13 (31.71%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Websense
4 5 (12.20%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Gemalto
6 1 (2.44%) Lumension
6 1 (2.44%) Varonis