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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 452 412 456
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 124 148 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 105 42
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £623
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
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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
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 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 63 £550 - 10
South East -18 29 £523 -0.38% 6
West Midlands +3 13 £550 +15.78% 1
North West -27 12 £440 -16.98%
East of England - 3 £550 - 1
South West -9 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 131 (45.02%) Security Architecture
2 80 (27.49%) CISSP
3 75 (25.77%) Information Security
4 69 (23.71%) Security Cleared
5 67 (23.02%) TOGAF
6 55 (18.90%) Cyber Security
7 47 (16.15%) Firewall
8 44 (15.12%) Finance
8 44 (15.12%) SC Cleared
8 44 (15.12%) SABSA
9 40 (13.75%) Network Security
10 39 (13.40%) CISM
11 37 (12.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 31 (10.65%) Telecoms
13 30 (10.31%) Management Information System
13 30 (10.31%) Cisco
14 29 (9.97%) PKI
14 29 (9.97%) SIEM
15 27 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (9.28%) Information Assurance
15 27 (9.28%) Internet
16 26 (8.93%) Degree
17 25 (8.59%) PCI DSS
18 22 (7.56%) Technical Architecture
19 20 (6.87%) CESG
20 19 (6.53%) VPN
21 18 (6.19%) LAN
21 18 (6.19%) WAN
21 18 (6.19%) Data Protection
22 17 (5.84%) COBIT

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (3.09%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.44%) PaaS
2 9 (3.09%) IaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.03%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.15%) Firewall
2 40 (13.75%) Network Security
3 27 (9.28%) Internet
4 19 (6.53%) VPN
5 18 (6.19%) LAN
5 18 (6.19%) WAN
6 16 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.09%) BGP
8 8 (2.75%) EIGRP
8 8 (2.75%) OSPF
9 7 (2.41%) SSL
10 6 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.72%) Extranet
11 5 (1.72%) SMTP
11 5 (1.72%) DNS
11 5 (1.72%) LDAP
12 4 (1.37%) 3G
12 4 (1.37%) MPLS
12 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.75%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.41%) Big Data
3 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
General
1 44 (15.12%) Finance
2 31 (10.65%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.47%) Banking
4 12 (4.12%) Retail
4 12 (4.12%) Legal
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.03%) Electronics
6 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.03%) Automotive
6 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.41%) SAML
2 5 (1.72%) Web Services
3 4 (1.37%) JSP
3 4 (1.37%) OAuth
4 3 (1.03%) XACML
4 3 (1.03%) REST
4 3 (1.03%) JSON
4 3 (1.03%) SOAP
4 3 (1.03%) XML
5 2 (0.69%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.34%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.31%) Management Information System
2 29 (9.97%) PKI
3 20 (6.87%) CESG
4 13 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (2.06%) Open Source
8 6 (2.06%) RMADS
8 6 (2.06%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.37%) Physics
10 4 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.37%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (1.03%) SCADA
11 3 (1.03%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.03%) DTV
11 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.84%) Windows
2 13 (4.47%) UNIX
3 8 (2.75%) Solaris
4 5 (1.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (45.02%) Security Architecture
2 75 (25.77%) Information Security
3 67 (23.02%) TOGAF
4 55 (18.90%) Cyber Security
5 44 (15.12%) SABSA
6 29 (9.97%) SIEM
7 27 (9.28%) Information Assurance
7 27 (9.28%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (7.56%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (6.19%) Data Protection
10 16 (5.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (4.81%) Security Management
11 14 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.81%) Identity Management
12 13 (4.47%) ITIL
13 12 (4.12%) Data Security
13 12 (4.12%) Zachman Framework
14 10 (3.44%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.75%) C
2 7 (2.41%) C++
3 5 (1.72%) Java
3 5 (1.72%) Perl
3 5 (1.72%) SQL
3 5 (1.72%) Python
3 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.69%) VBScript
5 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (27.49%) CISSP
2 69 (23.71%) Security Cleared
3 44 (15.12%) SC Cleared
4 39 (13.40%) CISM
5 26 (8.93%) Degree
6 17 (5.84%) ISSAP
7 15 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.44%) CISA
9 5 (1.72%) GIAC
9 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.37%) CCNA
11 3 (1.03%) CCIE
11 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.03%) CISMP
12 2 (0.69%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.69%) ISACA
12 2 (0.69%) GCED
12 2 (0.69%) CCNP
12 2 (0.69%) PMP
12 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (8.59%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.84%) COBIT
4 4 (1.37%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.72%) Sendmail
3 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.72%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (1.72%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (10.31%) Cisco
2 13 (4.47%) CheckPoint
3 12 (4.12%) Oracle
3 12 (4.12%) VMware
3 12 (4.12%) McAfee
4 10 (3.44%) Juniper
5 7 (2.41%) CA
5 7 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.41%) Blue Coat
6 6 (2.06%) F5
6 6 (2.06%) Splunk
6 6 (2.06%) NetApp
6 6 (2.06%) Symantec
6 6 (2.06%) SAP
7 5 (1.72%) Websense
8 4 (1.37%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (1.37%) Dell
9 3 (1.03%) IBM
9 3 (1.03%) ScanSafe
9 3 (1.03%) BT
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