The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title 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 Architect
Rank 317 432 460
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 283 148 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 92 80
Average daily rate £575 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
Security Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the England region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect across the England region.

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 111 £600 +9.09% 19
South East +42 62 £550 +15.78% 9
North West +5 38 £613 +24.36% 1
East of England +15 19 £625 +13.63% 2
Yorkshire +5 18 £550 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -11 17 £455 -17.27% 3
South West -1 16 £550 +6.28% 5
North East -20 5 £675 +63.63%
Midlands - 2 £663 -
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title.

1 217 (42.22%) Security Architecture
2 170 (33.07%) CISSP
3 157 (30.54%) Information Security
4 128 (24.90%) TOGAF
5 102 (19.84%) Cybersecurity
6 99 (19.26%) Firewall
7 98 (19.07%) Security Cleared
8 92 (17.90%) CISM
9 88 (17.12%) Finance
10 83 (16.15%) SABSA
11 82 (15.95%) SIEM
12 81 (15.76%) SC Cleared
12 81 (15.76%) Windows
13 79 (15.37%) Oracle
14 76 (14.79%) Network Security
14 76 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 66 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
16 62 (12.06%) Risk Management
17 59 (11.48%) PCI DSS
18 55 (10.70%) Identity Access Management
19 53 (10.31%) Cisco
20 51 (9.92%) Microsoft
21 50 (9.73%) Unix
22 47 (9.14%) Degree
22 47 (9.14%) CLAS
23 45 (8.75%) PKI
23 45 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
24 44 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
25 42 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
26 41 (7.98%) Data Centre

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.50%) IIS
2 12 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.36%) iPlanet
5 7 (1.36%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.36%) Tuxedo
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.58%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.19%) Node.js
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) BusinessWare
1 7 (1.36%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.58%) Relativity
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.92%) IaaS
4 14 (2.72%) SaaS
5 8 (1.56%) PaaS
6 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.97%) Office 365
8 4 (0.78%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.39%) Symantec.cloud
10 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 99 (19.26%) Firewall
2 76 (14.79%) Network Security
3 38 (7.39%) LAN
4 30 (5.84%) VPN
4 30 (5.84%) WAN
5 23 (4.47%) Internet
6 19 (3.70%) MPLS
7 17 (3.31%) SAN
8 15 (2.92%) VLAN
9 14 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (2.53%) Wireless
11 11 (2.14%) DNS
12 10 (1.95%) SSL
13 9 (1.75%) SSH
14 8 (1.56%) HTTP
14 8 (1.56%) HTTPS
15 7 (1.36%) DHCP
15 7 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.36%) SNMP
15 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.53%) Big Data
2 9 (1.75%) DB2
3 8 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.36%) DB2 UDB
4 7 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.39%) QlikView
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Burp Suite
1 3 (0.58%) Metasploit
1 3 (0.58%) sqlmap
2 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) LSMW
General
1 88 (17.12%) Finance
2 36 (7.00%) Banking
3 33 (6.42%) Legal
4 13 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.97%) International Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Games
7 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.58%) Law
8 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.92%) Web Services
2 14 (2.72%) Middleware
3 7 (1.36%) MSMQ
4 5 (0.97%) Ajax
5 3 (0.58%) .NET
5 3 (0.58%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.19%) HTML
7 1 (0.19%) Java EE
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.19%) SAML
7 1 (0.19%) SOAP
7 1 (0.19%) Spring
7 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
7 1 (0.19%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.75%) PKI
2 41 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.59%) Management Information System
4 31 (6.03%) CESG
4 31 (6.03%) Cryptography
5 20 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.89%) CESG CLAS
6 15 (2.92%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.33%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.75%) Smartcard
11 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.36%) AS400
12 7 (1.36%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.36%) FMCG
13 5 (0.97%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.76%) Windows
2 50 (9.73%) Unix
3 39 (7.59%) Linux
4 20 (3.89%) Solaris
5 19 (3.70%) AIX
6 10 (1.95%) zOS
7 8 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.17%) VME
10 3 (0.58%) CentOS
10 3 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.58%) MVS
11 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (42.22%) Security Architecture
2 157 (30.54%) Information Security
3 128 (24.90%) TOGAF
4 102 (19.84%) Cybersecurity
5 83 (16.15%) SABSA
6 82 (15.95%) SIEM
7 66 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 62 (12.06%) Risk Management
9 55 (10.70%) Identity Access Management
10 44 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (7.59%) Identity Management
12 39 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 36 (7.00%) Security Operations
14 35 (6.81%) Security Management
15 34 (6.61%) Information Assurance
16 33 (6.42%) ITIL
17 32 (6.23%) Protective Monitoring
18 31 (6.03%) E-Commerce
19 29 (5.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.50%) Java
2 13 (2.53%) SQL
3 11 (2.14%) C
4 7 (1.36%) COBOL
5 3 (0.58%) Perl
5 3 (0.58%) Python
6 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.19%) ABAP
7 1 (0.19%) AWK
7 1 (0.19%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) Lua
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby
7 1 (0.19%) sed
7 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 170 (33.07%) CISSP
2 98 (19.07%) Security Cleared
3 92 (17.90%) CISM
4 81 (15.76%) SC Cleared
5 47 (9.14%) CLAS
5 47 (9.14%) Degree
6 45 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (6.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 34 (6.61%) CISA
8 26 (5.06%) CCNA
9 21 (4.09%) DV Cleared
10 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (2.72%) MCP
11 14 (2.72%) MCSE
11 14 (2.72%) SANS
12 12 (2.33%) CCIE
12 12 (2.33%) GIAC
13 9 (1.75%) CCSP
13 9 (1.75%) CEH
13 9 (1.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (14.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.53%) COBIT
5 11 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.56%) ISO27005
7 7 (1.36%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.78%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.78%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.58%) BS25999
10 3 (0.58%) QA
11 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.19%) RMADS
11 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.95%) vSphere
5 9 (1.75%) XenServer
6 7 (1.36%) ClearTrust
7 4 (0.78%) vCloud
8 2 (0.39%) Docker
8 2 (0.39%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.58%) Ettercap
2 3 (0.58%) Nmap
2 3 (0.58%) SELinux
3 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) QRadar
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) OPNET
4 1 (0.19%) Proventia
4 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 79 (15.37%) Oracle
2 53 (10.31%) Cisco
3 51 (9.92%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.61%) VMware
5 29 (5.64%) CheckPoint
6 28 (5.45%) IBM
7 22 (4.28%) Juniper
8 18 (3.50%) McAfee
9 15 (2.92%) Citrix
9 15 (2.92%) SAP
10 13 (2.53%) F5
11 12 (2.33%) ArcSight
11 12 (2.33%) Blue Coat
12 11 (2.14%) Symantec
12 11 (2.14%) Tripwire
13 10 (1.95%) Brocade
13 10 (1.95%) NetApp
13 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
15 8 (1.56%) Qualys
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