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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 456 426 446
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 140 151 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 105 53
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.72%
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
46795 47391 40085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.46% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28858 29298 23546
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1833 1925 2076
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -17 69 £550 - 12
South East +1 40 £512 -2.57% 4
North West -23 12 £440 -18.13% 2
West Midlands 0 11 £568 +19.47% 1
East of England - 3 £550 - 2
South West +2 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Security Architect
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 132 (46.98%) Security Architecture
2 82 (29.18%) CISSP
3 81 (28.83%) Information Security
4 70 (24.91%) TOGAF
5 61 (21.71%) Security Cleared
6 57 (20.28%) Cyber Security
7 46 (16.37%) Firewall
8 43 (15.30%) Finance
8 43 (15.30%) SABSA
9 41 (14.59%) CISM
10 38 (13.52%) SC Cleared
10 38 (13.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 34 (12.10%) Network Security
12 33 (11.74%) Management Information System
13 29 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
13 29 (10.32%) PKI
14 27 (9.61%) Degree
14 27 (9.61%) Information Assurance
15 26 (9.25%) SIEM
16 25 (8.90%) Telecoms
17 24 (8.54%) Cisco
17 24 (8.54%) PCI DSS
18 22 (7.83%) Internet
19 21 (7.47%) Technical Architecture
19 21 (7.47%) CESG
20 20 (7.12%) ISSAP
20 20 (7.12%) VPN
21 17 (6.05%) LAN
21 17 (6.05%) WAN
21 17 (6.05%) COBIT

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (3.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.91%) PaaS
2 8 (2.85%) IaaS
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.07%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.37%) Firewall
2 34 (12.10%) Network Security
3 22 (7.83%) Internet
4 20 (7.12%) VPN
5 17 (6.05%) LAN
5 17 (6.05%) WAN
6 14 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (2.49%) BGP
8 6 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.14%) EIGRP
8 6 (2.14%) OSPF
9 5 (1.78%) SSL
9 5 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.07%) LDAP
10 3 (1.07%) SAN
10 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.07%) DNS
10 3 (1.07%) SMTP
10 3 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.49%) Hadoop
1 7 (2.49%) Big Data
2 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
General
1 43 (15.30%) Finance
2 25 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.27%) Legal
3 12 (4.27%) Banking
4 10 (3.56%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.07%) Electronics
6 3 (1.07%) Automotive
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.07%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.49%) JSP
1 7 (2.49%) SAML
2 5 (1.78%) Middleware
3 4 (1.42%) OAuth
4 3 (1.07%) SOAP
4 3 (1.07%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) XML
4 3 (1.07%) JSON
4 3 (1.07%) XACML
4 3 (1.07%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.36%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.32%) PKI
3 21 (7.47%) CESG
4 13 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.91%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (2.85%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.14%) RMADS
7 6 (2.14%) Open Source
8 5 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.78%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.42%) Physics
9 4 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.42%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.42%) Biometrics
10 3 (1.07%) DTV
10 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.07%) SCADA
10 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.34%) Windows
2 10 (3.56%) UNIX
3 6 (2.14%) Solaris
4 3 (1.07%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.36%) HPUX
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (46.98%) Security Architecture
2 81 (28.83%) Information Security
3 70 (24.91%) TOGAF
4 57 (20.28%) Cyber Security
5 43 (15.30%) SABSA
6 29 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (9.61%) Information Assurance
8 26 (9.25%) SIEM
9 21 (7.47%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (5.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (5.69%) Security Management
11 14 (4.98%) Identity Management
11 14 (4.98%) Data Protection
12 13 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (4.27%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.27%) Zachman Framework
14 11 (3.91%) Data Security
14 11 (3.91%) ITIL
15 10 (3.56%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.78%) SQL
1 5 (1.78%) C
1 5 (1.78%) C++
1 5 (1.78%) Java
2 3 (1.07%) Python
2 3 (1.07%) Perl
2 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.71%) VBScript
4 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 82 (29.18%) CISSP
2 61 (21.71%) Security Cleared
3 41 (14.59%) CISM
4 38 (13.52%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.61%) Degree
6 20 (7.12%) ISSAP
7 13 (4.63%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.85%) CISA
9 7 (2.49%) GIAC
10 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.07%) CCIE
11 3 (1.07%) CCNA
11 3 (1.07%) CISMP
11 3 (1.07%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.71%) ISACA
12 2 (0.71%) CCNP
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.71%) PMP
12 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (8.54%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.05%) COBIT
4 7 (2.49%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.07%) CESG Infosec
6 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.07%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.07%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (1.07%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (8.54%) Cisco
2 16 (5.69%) Oracle
3 13 (4.63%) VMware
4 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
5 10 (3.56%) Juniper
5 10 (3.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.56%) McAfee
6 9 (3.20%) Symantec
7 7 (2.49%) CA
8 6 (2.14%) Splunk
8 6 (2.14%) SAP
9 5 (1.78%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.42%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.42%) NetApp
10 4 (1.42%) Dell
11 3 (1.07%) IBM
11 3 (1.07%) Websense
11 3 (1.07%) BT
11 3 (1.07%) F5
11 3 (1.07%) Prolexic
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