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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 427 434 461
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 150 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 80 43
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£525 £523 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £513 £480
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +6.77%
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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -19 61 £550 - 17
South East +25 55 £500 +5.26% 7
West Midlands +12 11 £525 -12.50% 4
South West -12 7 £550 +5.89% 1
North West -33 6 £500 -2.43% 1
East of England 0 5 £563 -10.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £525 -
Security Architect
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 133 (46.50%) Security Architecture
2 98 (34.27%) CISSP
3 94 (32.87%) Information Security
4 66 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 55 (19.23%) Firewall
6 54 (18.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 51 (17.83%) CISM
9 47 (16.43%) Security Cleared
10 45 (15.73%) SABSA
11 37 (12.94%) Network Security
11 37 (12.94%) PKI
12 36 (12.59%) Finance
12 36 (12.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 33 (11.54%) Management Information System
14 31 (10.84%) SC Cleared
15 29 (10.14%) SIEM
15 29 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (9.44%) Risk Management
17 23 (8.04%) Identity Management
18 22 (7.69%) ISSAP
18 22 (7.69%) Data Centre
19 21 (7.34%) VPN
19 21 (7.34%) Degree
20 20 (6.99%) PaaS
21 18 (6.29%) Banking
21 18 (6.29%) Penetration Testing
21 18 (6.29%) Security Testing
21 18 (6.29%) OWASP
22 17 (5.94%) IaaS

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (3.85%) IIS
2 4 (1.40%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.35%) Summit
1 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.99%) PaaS
2 17 (5.94%) IaaS
3 9 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.75%) SaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.23%) Firewall
2 37 (12.94%) Network Security
3 21 (7.34%) VPN
4 14 (4.90%) LAN
4 14 (4.90%) WAN
5 12 (4.20%) SAN
6 11 (3.85%) Internet
6 11 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.75%) VLAN
9 5 (1.75%) SSL
10 4 (1.40%) DNS
10 4 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (1.05%) IPv6
11 3 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.05%) LDAP
11 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.59%) Big Data
2 6 (2.10%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 36 (12.59%) Finance
2 18 (6.29%) Banking
3 14 (4.90%) Retail
4 9 (3.15%) Legal
4 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.05%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) International Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.15%) Middleware
2 6 (2.10%) JSP
3 5 (1.75%) SAML
4 4 (1.40%) OAuth
5 3 (1.05%) REST
5 3 (1.05%) JSON
5 3 (1.05%) SOAP
5 3 (1.05%) Web Services
5 3 (1.05%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) .NET
6 1 (0.35%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) PKI
2 33 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.80%) CESG
5 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.75%) RMADS
8 4 (1.40%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.05%) SCADA
9 3 (1.05%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.05%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) PMI
10 2 (0.70%) Economics
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.35%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.10%) UNIX
3 3 (1.05%) Linux
4 2 (0.70%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (46.50%) Security Architecture
2 94 (32.87%) Information Security
3 66 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 52 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 45 (15.73%) SABSA
6 36 (12.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 29 (10.14%) SIEM
7 29 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (9.44%) Risk Management
9 23 (8.04%) Identity Management
10 18 (6.29%) Security Testing
10 18 (6.29%) OWASP
10 18 (6.29%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (5.94%) Information Assurance
12 15 (5.24%) Security Management
12 15 (5.24%) ITIL
13 14 (4.90%) Patch Management
14 13 (4.55%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.20%) Security Patching
15 12 (4.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.10%) C
2 5 (1.75%) Java
2 5 (1.75%) SQL
3 4 (1.40%) C++
4 2 (0.70%) Python
4 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.70%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 98 (34.27%) CISSP
2 51 (17.83%) CISM
3 47 (16.43%) Security Cleared
4 31 (10.84%) SC Cleared
5 22 (7.69%) ISSAP
6 21 (7.34%) Degree
7 16 (5.59%) GIAC
8 13 (4.55%) CISA
9 7 (2.45%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.40%) CEH
12 3 (1.05%) CCSA
12 3 (1.05%) CCNA
12 3 (1.05%) CISMP
12 3 (1.05%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.05%) CRISC
13 2 (0.70%) PhD
13 2 (0.70%) CCIE
13 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.70%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (18.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.94%) COBIT
3 13 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.10%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.75%) HIPAA
7 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (1.05%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.35%) QA
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.70%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 16 (5.59%) Symantec
1 16 (5.59%) VMware
2 14 (4.90%) Oracle
3 11 (3.85%) Cisco
4 9 (3.15%) PayPal
5 8 (2.80%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.45%) ArcSight
7 6 (2.10%) Juniper
8 5 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.75%) Splunk
9 4 (1.40%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.40%) CA
10 3 (1.05%) Websense
10 3 (1.05%) BT
10 3 (1.05%) NetApp
10 3 (1.05%) Prolexic
10 3 (1.05%) ScanSafe
11 2 (0.70%) McAfee
11 2 (0.70%) Blue Coat
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