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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 188 196 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £398 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £660 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) CESG
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
4 7 (22.58%) RMADS
5 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
6 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) CISSP
7 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 4 (12.90%) CISM
8 3 (9.68%) BCP
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) WAN
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.23%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
1 12 (38.71%) Security Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Security Advisor
3 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) CESG
2 8 (25.81%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (22.58%) RMADS
4 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) VMS
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
4 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) BCP
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) SABSA
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Data Security
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 4 (12.90%) CISM
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) GSEC
5 1 (3.23%) GIAC
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) CISMP
5 1 (3.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.23%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.23%) Gemalto