The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 300 471 437
Rank change year-on-year
+171 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 370 173 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 115 127
Median daily rate £550 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £434 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £652 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £511
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.26%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +80 172 £600 +9.09% 18
South East +62 76 £500 - 6
South West +21 30 £525 +10.52% 3
Yorkshire +27 26 £519 -16.92% 3
West Midlands -11 23 £538 +1.41% 4
North West +16 15 £600 +26.31% 1
East of England +7 10 £600 +27.65% 2
East Midlands +3 9 £575 - 1
Midlands 0 5 £600 +37.93%
North East -13 4 £638 -8.92%
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 255 (31.60%) Security Architecture
2 235 (29.12%) Information Security
3 209 (25.90%) CISSP
4 162 (20.07%) TOGAF
5 153 (18.96%) Security Cleared
6 143 (17.72%) Firewall
7 131 (16.23%) Cybersecurity
8 125 (15.49%) SC Cleared
9 121 (14.99%) Network Security
10 98 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
10 98 (12.14%) Finance
11 93 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 85 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 83 (10.29%) SIEM
14 81 (10.04%) Identity Access Management
15 76 (9.42%) PKI
16 74 (9.17%) SaaS
16 74 (9.17%) Cisco
17 73 (9.05%) CISM
18 72 (8.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 70 (8.67%) Risk Management
19 70 (8.67%) Windows
20 69 (8.55%) IaaS
21 64 (7.93%) Enterprise Architecture
22 62 (7.68%) PCI DSS
23 60 (7.43%) PaaS
23 60 (7.43%) Active Directory
24 59 (7.31%) CESG
24 59 (7.31%) Network Design
25 56 (6.94%) Retail

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (3.35%) OpenStack
2 13 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.87%) IIS
4 6 (0.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.25%) CMS
5 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.37%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.37%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 98 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (9.17%) SaaS
4 69 (8.55%) IaaS
5 60 (7.43%) PaaS
6 32 (3.97%) Office 365
7 14 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.62%) Yammer
10 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.37%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (17.72%) Firewall
2 121 (14.99%) Network Security
3 39 (4.83%) LAN
3 39 (4.83%) WAN
4 37 (4.58%) Internet
5 36 (4.46%) LDAP
6 28 (3.47%) MPLS
7 25 (3.10%) IPsec
7 25 (3.10%) Wireless
8 21 (2.60%) SSL
9 15 (1.86%) VPN
10 14 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (1.24%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.99%) SAN
13 7 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.87%) VoIP
14 6 (0.74%) BGP
14 6 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.74%) DMZ
14 6 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.97%) Big Data
2 12 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.37%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) AppScan
General
1 98 (12.14%) Finance
2 56 (6.94%) Retail
3 41 (5.08%) Banking
4 27 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.10%) Legal
6 4 (0.50%) Law
6 4 (0.50%) Publishing
7 3 (0.37%) Automotive
7 3 (0.37%) Back Office
7 3 (0.37%) Games
7 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.25%) Advertising
8 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.12%) Billing
9 1 (0.12%) Marketing
9 1 (0.12%) Military
9 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.36%) RESTful
1 11 (1.36%) Web Services
2 10 (1.24%) SAML
3 6 (0.74%) .NET
3 6 (0.74%) J2EE
3 6 (0.74%) OAuth
3 6 (0.74%) OpenID
3 6 (0.74%) REST
4 3 (0.37%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.37%) JAAS
4 3 (0.37%) Middleware
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (0.37%) SOAP
5 2 (0.25%) HTML
5 2 (0.25%) JSON
5 2 (0.25%) OAuth2
5 2 (0.25%) WAP
5 2 (0.25%) WebSockets
5 2 (0.25%) XML
6 1 (0.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.42%) PKI
2 59 (7.31%) CESG
3 53 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 50 (6.20%) Data Centre
5 33 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.35%) Cryptography
6 19 (2.35%) YubiKey
7 17 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
10 10 (1.24%) Freedom of Information Act
11 9 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.12%) Smartcard
12 8 (0.99%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.87%) SCADA
14 6 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.67%) Windows
2 30 (3.72%) Linux
3 24 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.23%) Unix
5 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.37%) AIX
8 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.25%) Android
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (31.60%) Security Architecture
2 235 (29.12%) Information Security
3 162 (20.07%) TOGAF
4 131 (16.23%) Cybersecurity
5 93 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (10.29%) SIEM
7 81 (10.04%) Identity Access Management
8 70 (8.67%) Risk Management
9 64 (7.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 59 (7.31%) Network Design
11 55 (6.82%) SABSA
12 51 (6.32%) Security Operations
13 49 (6.07%) Identity Management
14 44 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (5.08%) Data Protection
15 41 (5.08%) ITIL
16 35 (4.34%) Data Security
17 27 (3.35%) Risk Assessment
18 26 (3.22%) Information Assurance
18 26 (3.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.97%) Java
2 8 (0.99%) SQL
3 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 6 (0.74%) Python
4 4 (0.50%) Ruby
5 3 (0.37%) C
5 3 (0.37%) C++
5 3 (0.37%) Perl
5 3 (0.37%) PHP
6 2 (0.25%) C#
6 2 (0.25%) Delphi
7 1 (0.12%) Groovy
7 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 209 (25.90%) CISSP
2 153 (18.96%) Security Cleared
3 125 (15.49%) SC Cleared
4 73 (9.05%) CISM
5 48 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (5.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 39 (4.83%) CISA
8 38 (4.71%) CLAS
9 29 (3.59%) CRISC
10 26 (3.22%) CCIE
10 26 (3.22%) CCNP
11 25 (3.10%) Degree
12 24 (2.97%) JNCIA
12 24 (2.97%) JNCIS
13 23 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (2.23%) ISSAP
15 15 (1.86%) MCSE
16 14 (1.73%) CISMP
16 14 (1.73%) DV Cleared
17 13 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (7.68%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.35%) COBIT
4 11 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.50%) QA
7 3 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
8 2 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.62%) vCloud
4 5 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.12%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) NDS
7 1 (0.12%) Snort
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.74%) SCCM
2 5 (0.62%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.62%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.50%) OpenIDM
3 4 (0.50%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.37%) SCOM
5 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.12%) Nessus
6 1 (0.12%) QRadar
6 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (9.17%) Cisco
2 52 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.32%) Juniper
4 38 (4.71%) Palo Alto
5 33 (4.09%) F5
5 33 (4.09%) VMware
6 31 (3.84%) CheckPoint
7 24 (2.97%) Aerohive Networks
8 22 (2.73%) Oracle
9 16 (1.98%) ArcSight
9 16 (1.98%) SAP
9 16 (1.98%) Symantec
10 15 (1.86%) LogRhythm
11 13 (1.61%) IBM
11 13 (1.61%) Intel Security
12 11 (1.36%) Splunk
13 10 (1.24%) Tripwire
14 9 (1.12%) HP
15 8 (0.99%) CA
15 8 (0.99%) Cyber-Ark
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