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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 437 447 500
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 176 137 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 95 45
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£525 £520 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +2 69 £550 +2.32% 7
South East +5 51 £500 +6.38% 4
South West -2 19 £475 -2.06%
West Midlands +9 14 £588 -
North West -46 8 £500 -2.43% 1
East Midlands -5 6 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -27 5 £700 +36.58% 2
East of England +4 1 £465 -25.60% 1
Midlands - 1 £435 -
North East - 1 £700 - 1
Security Architect
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 148 (46.39%) Security Architecture
2 122 (38.24%) CISSP
3 119 (37.30%) Information Security
4 77 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 71 (22.26%) Firewall
6 60 (18.81%) CISM
6 60 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (18.81%) Security Cleared
7 57 (17.87%) SABSA
8 53 (16.61%) SIEM
9 51 (15.99%) Cyber Security
10 45 (14.11%) Management Information System
11 42 (13.17%) Enterprise Architecture
12 38 (11.91%) Finance
13 37 (11.60%) Risk Management
13 37 (11.60%) Vulnerability Management
14 33 (10.34%) PKI
14 33 (10.34%) Network Security
14 33 (10.34%) SC Cleared
15 28 (8.78%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (8.46%) Identity Management
17 26 (8.15%) Data Centre
18 25 (7.84%) Degree
19 24 (7.52%) PCI DSS
20 23 (7.21%) Zachman Framework
21 22 (6.90%) Security Testing
22 21 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
22 21 (6.58%) LAN
22 21 (6.58%) ITIL
22 21 (6.58%) Kalman Filter

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (3.13%) IIS
2 6 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.63%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) MS Office
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.63%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.63%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Summit
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.58%) PaaS
2 18 (5.64%) IaaS
3 13 (4.08%) SaaS
4 10 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) Taleo
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.31%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (22.26%) Firewall
2 33 (10.34%) Network Security
3 21 (6.58%) LAN
4 20 (6.27%) VPN
5 17 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (4.70%) WAN
7 14 (4.39%) SAN
8 10 (3.13%) Wireless
9 7 (2.19%) Junos
9 7 (2.19%) Internet
9 7 (2.19%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (1.57%) MPLS
10 5 (1.57%) VLAN
10 5 (1.57%) IPsec
11 4 (1.25%) BGP
11 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.25%) SSL
11 4 (1.25%) DHCP
11 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.33%) Big Data
2 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.63%) DB2
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.63%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Subversion
1 1 (0.31%) Build Forge
General
1 38 (11.91%) Finance
2 17 (5.33%) Banking
3 14 (4.39%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Legal
5 8 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.76%) Middleware
2 8 (2.51%) JSP
3 3 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.63%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.63%) SAML
5 1 (0.31%) Web Services
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.31%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) Spring
5 1 (0.31%) Ajax
5 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.31%) OAuth
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.11%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.34%) PKI
3 26 (8.15%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.08%) CESG
5 9 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.88%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.88%) RMADS
7 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.63%) AS400
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) FMCG
10 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.96%) Windows
2 8 (2.51%) AIX
3 6 (1.88%) Linux
3 6 (1.88%) UNIX
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.94%) Solaris
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.63%) zOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (46.39%) Security Architecture
2 119 (37.30%) Information Security
3 77 (24.14%) TOGAF
4 57 (17.87%) SABSA
5 53 (16.61%) SIEM
6 51 (15.99%) Cyber Security
7 42 (13.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 37 (11.60%) Risk Management
8 37 (11.60%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (8.78%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (8.46%) Identity Management
11 23 (7.21%) Zachman Framework
12 22 (6.90%) Security Testing
13 21 (6.58%) Information Assurance
13 21 (6.58%) ITIL
13 21 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (6.27%) OWASP
15 19 (5.96%) Data Protection
15 19 (5.96%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (5.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.19%) C
2 2 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.31%) Perl
3 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 122 (38.24%) CISSP
2 60 (18.81%) CISM
2 60 (18.81%) Security Cleared
3 33 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.84%) Degree
5 21 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.96%) ISSAP
7 15 (4.70%) GIAC
8 12 (3.76%) CISA
8 12 (3.76%) CCNA
8 12 (3.76%) DV Cleared
9 11 (3.45%) JNCIA
9 11 (3.45%) CCSA
10 9 (2.82%) CEH
11 7 (2.19%) CCIE
12 4 (1.25%) JNCIE
13 3 (0.94%) CRISC
14 2 (0.63%) ISACA
14 2 (0.63%) GWAPT
14 2 (0.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (18.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (7.52%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.76%) COBIT
4 10 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.82%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.57%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.94%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.31%) QA
9 1 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.63%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 19 (5.96%) Oracle
2 17 (5.33%) Symantec
3 15 (4.70%) Cisco
4 14 (4.39%) Juniper
5 13 (4.08%) VMware
6 11 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.82%) ArcSight
7 9 (2.82%) PayPal
8 8 (2.51%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.19%) McAfee
9 7 (2.19%) SAP
9 7 (2.19%) F5
10 6 (1.88%) IBM
10 6 (1.88%) Intel
10 6 (1.88%) Tripwire
10 6 (1.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (1.88%) IronPort
11 5 (1.57%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.57%) Splunk
12 4 (1.25%) CA
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