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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 176 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 27 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 10
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £317 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £665 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 25 (53.19%) Cisco
3 16 (34.04%) Juniper
3 16 (34.04%) BCP
3 16 (34.04%) Network Security
4 15 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Business Continuity
4 15 (31.91%) SSL
4 15 (31.91%) Wireless
4 15 (31.91%) F5
4 15 (31.91%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (25.53%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (23.40%) Information Security
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) VPN
7 10 (21.28%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
9 7 (14.89%) CISSP
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (12.77%) CESG
10 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (12.77%) SIEM
11 5 (10.64%) Ruckus Wireless
11 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
11 5 (10.64%) CISM
11 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
11 5 (10.64%) Websense
12 4 (8.51%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) Network Security
3 15 (31.91%) Wireless
3 15 (31.91%) SSL
4 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 10 (21.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (8.51%) Internet
6 3 (6.38%) LAN
6 3 (6.38%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) DNS
8 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Security Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Project Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Architect
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Information Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.26%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Security Advisor
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) XSD
1 2 (4.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) CESG
2 4 (8.51%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.38%) RMADS
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) BCP
2 15 (31.91%) Business Continuity
2 15 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (31.91%) Business Continuity Planning
3 12 (25.53%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (23.40%) Information Security
5 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.77%) SIEM
6 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Network Design
8 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security
9 2 (4.26%) Unified Process
9 2 (4.26%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) RUP
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) CISSP
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) CISM
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) ISACA
5 2 (4.26%) CISA
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) GSEC
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) Juniper
3 15 (31.91%) F5
4 5 (10.64%) Websense
4 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
4 5 (10.64%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.13%) Varonis
6 1 (2.13%) Gemalto
6 1 (2.13%) Lumension
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