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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 139 181 194
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Average daily rate £525 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £715 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) CISM
4 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (18.75%) PCI QSA
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) CISA
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) NGN

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DMZ
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) DWDM
3 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) NGN
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) Packet Switching
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) VRRP
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
3 2 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) PKINIT
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
4 1 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.25%) ISMS
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CISA
3 3 (18.75%) PCI QSA
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Juniper
1 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (12.50%) Aruba
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) F5
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Actimize
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware