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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 173 188 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 11 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £563 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £399 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £697 £653 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 - -
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security
3 6 (25.00%) CESG
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) RMADS
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.33%) ProxySG

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Security Advisor
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CESG
2 5 (20.83%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (16.67%) RMADS
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) SABSA
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
5 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.17%) Trustwave
5 1 (4.17%) IronPort