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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 417 459 521
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 167 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 58 32
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£520 £470 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £584 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +42 85 £533 +13.29% 5
South East -9 28 £506 +6.57% 7
South West - 24 £520 - 5
North West +11 19 £520 +38.66%
Yorkshire +3 4 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 £625 -
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 137 (47.90%) Security Architecture
2 87 (30.42%) Information Security
3 83 (29.02%) CISSP
4 63 (22.03%) Firewall
5 59 (20.63%) TOGAF
5 59 (20.63%) Security Cleared
6 48 (16.78%) Network Security
6 48 (16.78%) Cisco
7 44 (15.38%) CESG
8 41 (14.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 39 (13.64%) Finance
9 39 (13.64%) Cyber Security
10 36 (12.59%) SC Cleared
10 36 (12.59%) Information Assurance
11 33 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (10.49%) CISM
13 28 (9.79%) Management Information System
13 28 (9.79%) SIEM
14 25 (8.74%) Risk Management
14 25 (8.74%) ITIL
15 24 (8.39%) Zachman Framework
15 24 (8.39%) Security Management
16 22 (7.69%) Retail
17 21 (7.34%) CISA
17 21 (7.34%) Internet
17 21 (7.34%) SABSA
18 20 (6.99%) Identity Management
18 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (6.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 18 (6.29%) Data Protection

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (1.40%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Summit
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.50%) IaaS
2 4 (1.40%) SaaS
2 4 (1.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.03%) Firewall
2 48 (16.78%) Network Security
3 21 (7.34%) Internet
4 16 (5.59%) LAN
5 15 (5.24%) WAN
6 12 (4.20%) EIGRP
7 10 (3.50%) OSPF
7 10 (3.50%) BGP
7 10 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.15%) Extranet
8 9 (3.15%) VPN
9 8 (2.80%) MPLS
9 8 (2.80%) IP Telephony
10 7 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (2.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (2.45%) Multicast
11 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.40%) NGN
13 3 (1.05%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.40%) Big Data
2 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (13.64%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Retail
3 17 (5.94%) Banking
4 15 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.70%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.20%) Middleware
2 5 (1.75%) XML
3 3 (1.05%) SOAP
4 2 (0.70%) Web Services
4 2 (0.70%) .NET
4 2 (0.70%) J2EE
4 2 (0.70%) JSP
4 2 (0.70%) SAML
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) Java EE
5 1 (0.35%) OAuth
5 1 (0.35%) HTML5
5 1 (0.35%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) XSD
5 1 (0.35%) JMS
5 1 (0.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.38%) CESG
2 28 (9.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.20%) RMADS
4 9 (3.15%) FMCG
4 9 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.80%) SCADA
5 8 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.80%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (2.45%) Freedom of Information Act
6 7 (2.45%) PKI
6 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.10%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.75%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.70%) CMDB
12 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.24%) Windows
2 7 (2.45%) UNIX
3 6 (2.10%) Linux
4 3 (1.05%) Solaris
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) MVS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
6 1 (0.35%) zOS
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (47.90%) Security Architecture
2 87 (30.42%) Information Security
3 59 (20.63%) TOGAF
4 39 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 36 (12.59%) Information Assurance
6 33 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (9.79%) SIEM
8 25 (8.74%) Risk Management
8 25 (8.74%) ITIL
9 24 (8.39%) Security Management
9 24 (8.39%) Zachman Framework
10 21 (7.34%) SABSA
11 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (6.99%) Identity Management
11 20 (6.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (6.29%) Security Testing
12 18 (6.29%) Data Protection
13 17 (5.94%) Network Design
14 15 (5.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (5.24%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.80%) Java
2 4 (1.40%) C
3 2 (0.70%) SQL
3 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 83 (29.02%) CISSP
2 59 (20.63%) Security Cleared
3 36 (12.59%) SC Cleared
4 30 (10.49%) CISM
5 21 (7.34%) CISA
6 17 (5.94%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.24%) CEH
8 11 (3.85%) Degree
9 7 (2.45%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.05%) CCSP
11 3 (1.05%) GIAC
11 3 (1.05%) CCSA
12 2 (0.70%) CISMP
12 2 (0.70%) CCNP
12 2 (0.70%) CCDP
13 1 (0.35%) ISSEP
13 1 (0.35%) ISSMP
13 1 (0.35%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.50%) BS7799
4 8 (2.80%) ISO 9000
4 8 (2.80%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.10%) COBIT
5 6 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Nmap
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.15%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (16.78%) Cisco
2 18 (6.29%) McAfee
3 17 (5.94%) CheckPoint
4 16 (5.59%) SAP
4 16 (5.59%) F5
5 15 (5.24%) Juniper
6 13 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.50%) Oracle
8 8 (2.80%) ArcSight
8 8 (2.80%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.45%) Symantec
10 6 (2.10%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.75%) VMware
11 5 (1.75%) HP
12 3 (1.05%) BT
12 3 (1.05%) Sun
12 3 (1.05%) IronPort
13 2 (0.70%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.70%) Citrix
13 2 (0.70%) Sybase
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