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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 406 467 484
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 185 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 66 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£525 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £523 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+16.11% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +36 85 £540 +13.68% 9
South East +3 54 £500 -4.76% 8
South West -18 20 £540 +39.35% 1
North West +3 15 £520 +38.66% 1
East of England - 4 £625 -
West Midlands -18 3 £469 +7.75%
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 144 (45.86%) Security Architecture
2 93 (29.62%) Information Security
3 84 (26.75%) CISSP
4 79 (25.16%) Security Cleared
5 67 (21.34%) Firewall
6 51 (16.24%) Cisco
7 49 (15.61%) TOGAF
8 47 (14.97%) Network Security
9 46 (14.65%) Information Assurance
10 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
11 42 (13.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 42 (13.38%) Cyber Security
12 39 (12.42%) CESG
13 37 (11.78%) Finance
14 32 (10.19%) Internet
15 30 (9.55%) CISM
16 29 (9.24%) Management Information System
16 29 (9.24%) SIEM
17 27 (8.60%) Telecoms
18 26 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
18 26 (8.28%) SABSA
19 25 (7.96%) Risk Management
19 25 (7.96%) ITIL
20 24 (7.64%) LAN
20 24 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (7.64%) DV Cleared
21 23 (7.32%) Retail
21 23 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
21 23 (7.32%) WAN
22 22 (7.01%) Identity Management

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (0.96%) IIS
2 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.82%) IaaS
2 5 (1.59%) SaaS
2 5 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.34%) Firewall
2 47 (14.97%) Network Security
3 32 (10.19%) Internet
4 24 (7.64%) LAN
5 23 (7.32%) WAN
6 15 (4.78%) BGP
6 15 (4.78%) EIGRP
6 15 (4.78%) OSPF
7 14 (4.46%) Extranet
8 11 (3.50%) IP Telephony
8 11 (3.50%) VPN
8 11 (3.50%) MPLS
8 11 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (3.18%) Multicast
9 10 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (2.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.59%) NGN
13 4 (1.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.59%) Big Data
2 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (11.78%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.32%) Retail
4 19 (6.05%) Banking
5 10 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.18%) Middleware
2 5 (1.59%) Web Services
3 4 (1.27%) XML
4 3 (0.96%) SOAP
5 2 (0.64%) SAML
5 2 (0.64%) JSP
5 2 (0.64%) .NET
5 2 (0.64%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) Java EE
6 1 (0.32%) JMS
6 1 (0.32%) WSDL
6 1 (0.32%) XSD
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) REST
6 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.42%) CESG
2 29 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.10%) RMADS
4 11 (3.50%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (3.50%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (2.87%) PKI
5 9 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.87%) FMCG
6 8 (2.55%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (2.55%) SCADA
7 7 (2.23%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
10 2 (0.64%) Open Source
11 1 (0.32%) Economics
11 1 (0.32%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.05%) Windows
2 10 (3.18%) UNIX
3 8 (2.55%) Linux
4 5 (1.59%) Solaris
5 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) MVS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.32%) VMS
7 1 (0.32%) zOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (45.86%) Security Architecture
2 93 (29.62%) Information Security
3 49 (15.61%) TOGAF
4 46 (14.65%) Information Assurance
5 42 (13.38%) Cyber Security
6 29 (9.24%) SIEM
7 26 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (8.28%) SABSA
8 25 (7.96%) Risk Management
8 25 (7.96%) ITIL
9 24 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
11 22 (7.01%) Identity Management
11 22 (7.01%) Data Protection
12 21 (6.69%) Network Architecture
12 21 (6.69%) Network Design
12 21 (6.69%) Security Management
13 18 (5.73%) Protective Monitoring
14 17 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (5.10%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.23%) C
2 6 (1.91%) Java
3 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.64%) Perl
3 2 (0.64%) SQL
3 2 (0.64%) C++
3 2 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (26.75%) CISSP
2 79 (25.16%) Security Cleared
3 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.55%) CISM
5 24 (7.64%) DV Cleared
6 21 (6.69%) CISA
7 17 (5.41%) CEH
8 14 (4.46%) Degree
9 10 (3.18%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.96%) GIAC
11 3 (0.96%) CCNP
12 2 (0.64%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.64%) GCED
12 2 (0.64%) CCNA
12 2 (0.64%) CCDP
12 2 (0.64%) GSEC
12 2 (0.64%) CISMP
13 1 (0.32%) ISSEP
13 1 (0.32%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.18%) BS7799
3 10 (3.18%) ISO 9000
4 8 (2.55%) JSP 440
4 8 (2.55%) COBIT
5 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.96%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.64%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.32%) Nmap
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.87%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (16.24%) Cisco
2 21 (6.69%) McAfee
2 21 (6.69%) CheckPoint
3 18 (5.73%) Juniper
3 18 (5.73%) F5
4 16 (5.10%) SAP
5 14 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.82%) Oracle
7 8 (2.55%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.55%) Symantec
7 8 (2.55%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.23%) Sourcefire
8 7 (2.23%) VMware
9 6 (1.91%) HP
10 3 (0.96%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.96%) BT
10 3 (0.96%) Sun
11 2 (0.64%) NetApp
11 2 (0.64%) Websense
11 2 (0.64%) Sybase
Havant, Hampshire
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago