The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 425 469 473
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 129 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 58
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£520 £484 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Security Architect
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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 July 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 July 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 +46 74 £550 +10.00% 2
North West +4 19 £504 +52.65%
South East -14 15 £475 +1.44% 6
South West -15 14 £498 - 2
East of England -17 5 £625 +31.57% 1
East Midlands -4 1 - - 1
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 125 (44.96%) Security Architecture
2 94 (33.81%) CISSP
3 74 (26.62%) TOGAF
4 73 (26.26%) Firewall
5 62 (22.30%) Information Security
6 57 (20.50%) Network Security
7 51 (18.35%) Cisco
8 50 (17.99%) Security Cleared
9 48 (17.27%) CISM
10 47 (16.91%) Finance
11 37 (13.31%) CESG
12 36 (12.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 36 (12.95%) SIEM
13 34 (12.23%) SABSA
14 31 (11.15%) Cyber Security
14 31 (11.15%) SC Cleared
15 29 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
16 28 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (9.71%) Management Information System
18 24 (8.63%) Risk Management
19 23 (8.27%) Tivoli
20 22 (7.91%) Banking
20 22 (7.91%) Risk Assessment
21 20 (7.19%) Security Management
21 20 (7.19%) Identity Management
21 20 (7.19%) XML
22 18 (6.47%) Juniper
22 18 (6.47%) Internet
22 18 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
22 18 (6.47%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (2.52%) IIS
2 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (26.26%) Firewall
2 57 (20.50%) Network Security
3 18 (6.47%) Internet
3 18 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (3.24%) VPN
5 7 (2.52%) MPLS
5 7 (2.52%) EIGRP
6 6 (2.16%) LAN
7 5 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (1.80%) OSPF
7 5 (1.80%) BGP
7 5 (1.80%) WAN
8 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.44%) Extranet
8 4 (1.44%) Wireless
8 4 (1.44%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.44%) Multicast
9 3 (1.08%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.60%) DB2
2 3 (1.08%) Big Data
2 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (16.91%) Finance
2 22 (7.91%) Banking
3 14 (5.04%) Retail
4 8 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.19%) XML
2 8 (2.88%) Middleware
3 3 (1.08%) SOAP
3 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 2 (0.72%) .NET
4 2 (0.72%) J2EE
4 2 (0.72%) SAML
5 1 (0.36%) Java EE
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) MapReduce
5 1 (0.36%) HTML5
5 1 (0.36%) OAuth
5 1 (0.36%) WSDL
5 1 (0.36%) JMS
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.31%) CESG
2 27 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.96%) PKI
4 11 (3.96%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (2.88%) FMCG
7 7 (2.52%) RMADS
8 6 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.44%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.72%) CMDB
11 2 (0.72%) Open Source
12 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Tandem
12 1 (0.36%) Kindle
12 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.40%) Windows
2 14 (5.04%) VMS
3 9 (3.24%) Android
3 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.52%) UNIX
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) zOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.96%) Security Architecture
2 74 (26.62%) TOGAF
3 62 (22.30%) Information Security
4 36 (12.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (12.95%) SIEM
5 34 (12.23%) SABSA
6 31 (11.15%) Cyber Security
7 29 (10.43%) Zachman Framework
8 24 (8.63%) Risk Management
9 22 (7.91%) Risk Assessment
10 20 (7.19%) Security Management
10 20 (7.19%) Identity Management
11 18 (6.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (6.12%) ITIL
12 17 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (5.76%) Information Assurance
14 15 (5.40%) Project Management
15 14 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (5.04%) Network Design
16 13 (4.68%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.40%) Java
2 9 (3.24%) Objective-C
3 7 (2.52%) C
4 1 (0.36%) C#
4 1 (0.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (33.81%) CISSP
2 50 (17.99%) Security Cleared
3 48 (17.27%) CISM
4 31 (11.15%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.76%) CISA
6 13 (4.68%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.32%) Degree
8 9 (3.24%) ISSAP
9 8 (2.88%) CEH
10 6 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.44%) CCSA
12 2 (0.72%) CCIE
12 2 (0.72%) CCSP
12 2 (0.72%) CCNP
12 2 (0.72%) CISMP
12 2 (0.72%) CRISC
13 1 (0.36%) ISACA
13 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.36%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.52%) COBIT
4 7 (2.52%) BS7799
5 4 (1.44%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.44%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.36%) QA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (8.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 51 (18.35%) Cisco
2 18 (6.47%) Juniper
3 14 (5.04%) SAP
4 13 (4.68%) CheckPoint
5 11 (3.96%) F5
6 10 (3.60%) IBM
7 9 (3.24%) McAfee
8 8 (2.88%) VMware
8 8 (2.88%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.80%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.44%) Apple
11 4 (1.44%) IronPort
12 3 (1.08%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.08%) Novell
13 2 (0.72%) Citrix
13 2 (0.72%) BT
13 2 (0.72%) Fortinet
14 1 (0.36%) Lumension
14 1 (0.36%) Cyber-Ark
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