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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 438 434 442
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 141 119 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 47
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£528 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £630 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £524 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 -
Security Architect
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -20 62 £550 +1.85% 14
South East +14 51 £506 +1.25% 4
North West -21 8 £500 -6.97% 1
East of England +12 6 £550 - 1
West Midlands -6 6 £550 +3.33% 1
South West +12 3 £588 - 1
East Midlands -11 2 £525 -4.54%
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 124 (43.82%) Security Architecture
2 86 (30.39%) CISSP
3 83 (29.33%) Information Security
4 70 (24.73%) TOGAF
5 62 (21.91%) Security Cleared
6 59 (20.85%) Firewall
7 57 (20.14%) Cyber Security
8 48 (16.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 46 (16.25%) Finance
10 45 (15.90%) SABSA
11 39 (13.78%) CISM
12 37 (13.07%) PKI
13 36 (12.72%) SC Cleared
14 32 (11.31%) Management Information System
15 31 (10.95%) Network Security
16 27 (9.54%) Degree
17 25 (8.83%) VPN
18 24 (8.48%) SIEM
19 23 (8.13%) PCI DSS
19 23 (8.13%) Enterprise Architecture
20 22 (7.77%) ISSAP
21 21 (7.42%) Information Assurance
22 20 (7.07%) CESG
22 20 (7.07%) Cisco
22 20 (7.07%) Identity Management
23 19 (6.71%) Security Management
23 19 (6.71%) WAN
23 19 (6.71%) Telecoms
23 19 (6.71%) Vulnerability Management
24 18 (6.36%) LAN

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (4.24%) IIS
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) PaaS
2 10 (3.53%) IaaS
3 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.85%) Firewall
2 31 (10.95%) Network Security
3 25 (8.83%) VPN
4 19 (6.71%) WAN
5 18 (6.36%) LAN
6 15 (5.30%) Internet
7 13 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (3.53%) SAN
9 7 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.77%) SSL
10 5 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.41%) BGP
11 4 (1.41%) DNS
11 4 (1.41%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.06%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.83%) Big Data
2 7 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 46 (16.25%) Finance
2 19 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.65%) Banking
4 14 (4.95%) Legal
5 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.06%) Electronics
6 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
6 3 (1.06%) Automotive
6 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.83%) Middleware
1 8 (2.83%) SAML
1 8 (2.83%) JSP
2 4 (1.41%) OAuth
3 3 (1.06%) XACML
3 3 (1.06%) REST
3 3 (1.06%) SOAP
3 3 (1.06%) Web Services
3 3 (1.06%) XML
3 3 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.07%) PKI
2 32 (11.31%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.07%) CESG
4 11 (3.89%) CESG CLAS
4 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.12%) Open Source
5 6 (2.12%) RMADS
6 5 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.77%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.41%) Physics
7 4 (1.41%) Biometrics
8 3 (1.06%) DTV
8 3 (1.06%) SCADA
9 2 (0.71%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.95%) Windows
2 8 (2.83%) UNIX
3 4 (1.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.06%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (43.82%) Security Architecture
2 83 (29.33%) Information Security
3 70 (24.73%) TOGAF
4 57 (20.14%) Cyber Security
5 45 (15.90%) SABSA
6 24 (8.48%) SIEM
7 23 (8.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (7.42%) Information Assurance
9 20 (7.07%) Identity Management
10 19 (6.71%) Security Management
10 19 (6.71%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (6.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (6.01%) Data Protection
12 16 (5.65%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (4.59%) Security Testing
16 12 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (4.24%) ITIL
17 11 (3.89%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.77%) SQL
1 5 (1.77%) Java
2 4 (1.41%) C
2 4 (1.41%) C++
3 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.71%) Perl
3 2 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 86 (30.39%) CISSP
2 62 (21.91%) Security Cleared
3 39 (13.78%) CISM
4 36 (12.72%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.54%) Degree
6 22 (7.77%) ISSAP
7 13 (4.59%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.24%) GIAC
9 6 (2.12%) CISA
10 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.06%) CISMP
11 2 (0.71%) CEH
11 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.71%) CCIE
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.71%) CCNA
11 2 (0.71%) PMP
11 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.71%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (16.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.59%) COBIT
4 8 (2.83%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.06%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.06%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 7 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (7.07%) Cisco
2 14 (4.95%) VMware
2 14 (4.95%) Oracle
3 10 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.18%) Juniper
4 9 (3.18%) Symantec
4 9 (3.18%) Splunk
5 8 (2.83%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.12%) McAfee
6 6 (2.12%) CA
7 5 (1.77%) SAP
8 4 (1.41%) Dell
8 4 (1.41%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (1.06%) Prolexic
9 3 (1.06%) ScanSafe
9 3 (1.06%) F5
9 3 (1.06%) BT
9 3 (1.06%) NetApp
9 3 (1.06%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.71%) Websense
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