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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 149 192 194
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £638 £506 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £356 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £638 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £506
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.79% -
Security Architecture
London

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
2937 4408 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.93% 80.44% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2385 3428 3684
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +21.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.31 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) CISSP
3 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) CISM
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
7 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) CISA
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
8 3 (11.54%) Security Management
8 3 (11.54%) Juniper
8 3 (11.54%) DMZ
8 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
8 3 (11.54%) CESG
8 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) Network Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DMZ
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) DWDM
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) NGN
3 2 (7.69%) Packet Switching
3 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) BGP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Architect
2 14 (53.85%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Architect
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Security Advisor
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) CESG
2 3 (11.54%) Cryptography
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
2 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
5 3 (11.54%) People Management
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) SABSA
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) CISM
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (11.54%) CLAS
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) PCI QSA
6 2 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (7.69%) ISSAP
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.69%) RMADS
4 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) Juniper
1 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
2 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Aruba
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft