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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 439 485 519
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 137 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 45 36
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£520 £480 £539
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
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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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +32 70 £538 +13.15% 7
North West +13 24 £513 +36.66% 1
South West -15 17 £485 - 2
South East -23 16 £470 -6.00% 7
East Midlands +4 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £625 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £513 - 1
West Midlands -2 2 - -
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 120 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 85 (32.69%) CISSP
3 64 (24.62%) Information Security
4 61 (23.46%) TOGAF
5 60 (23.08%) Firewall
6 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
7 47 (18.08%) Network Security
8 44 (16.92%) Cisco
9 42 (16.15%) CESG
10 34 (13.08%) Finance
11 33 (12.69%) SC Cleared
11 33 (12.69%) Cyber Security
12 32 (12.31%) SIEM
12 32 (12.31%) CISM
13 30 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
14 29 (11.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 26 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
15 26 (10.00%) Information Assurance
16 25 (9.62%) Risk Management
16 25 (9.62%) Management Information System
17 21 (8.08%) ITIL
17 21 (8.08%) SABSA
18 20 (7.69%) Identity Management
18 20 (7.69%) Security Management
18 20 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 18 (6.92%) Banking
19 18 (6.92%) CISA
19 18 (6.92%) Internet
20 17 (6.54%) Juniper
21 16 (6.15%) SAP

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.15%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.08%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.08%) Firewall
2 47 (18.08%) Network Security
3 18 (6.92%) Internet
4 10 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.08%) VPN
6 7 (2.69%) LAN
6 7 (2.69%) EIGRP
6 7 (2.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (2.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.31%) WAN
8 5 (1.92%) OSPF
8 5 (1.92%) BGP
9 4 (1.54%) Extranet
9 4 (1.54%) MPLS
9 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.54%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.54%) Multicast
10 3 (1.15%) Wireless
10 3 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.54%) DB2
1 4 (1.54%) Big Data
2 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (13.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Banking
3 15 (5.77%) Retail
4 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.77%) French Language
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) Middleware
2 7 (2.69%) XML
3 3 (1.15%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) .NET
4 2 (0.77%) J2EE
4 2 (0.77%) JSP
4 2 (0.77%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) Java EE
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) XSD
5 1 (0.38%) JMS
5 1 (0.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.15%) CESG
2 25 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.62%) RMADS
4 9 (3.46%) FMCG
5 8 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (2.69%) PKI
6 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.92%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (1.92%) SCADA
8 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.77%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.38%) Open Source
11 1 (0.38%) Kindle
11 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.77%) Windows
2 6 (2.31%) UNIX
3 5 (1.92%) Linux
4 4 (1.54%) VMS
5 3 (1.15%) Solaris
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) MVS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.38%) zOS
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 64 (24.62%) Information Security
3 61 (23.46%) TOGAF
4 33 (12.69%) Cyber Security
5 32 (12.31%) SIEM
6 30 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 26 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
8 25 (9.62%) Risk Management
9 21 (8.08%) ITIL
9 21 (8.08%) SABSA
10 20 (7.69%) Identity Management
10 20 (7.69%) Security Management
10 20 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (5.77%) Security Testing
11 15 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 15 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (4.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.08%) Java
2 5 (1.92%) C
3 2 (0.77%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 85 (32.69%) CISSP
2 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
3 33 (12.69%) SC Cleared
4 32 (12.31%) CISM
5 18 (6.92%) CISA
6 14 (5.38%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.38%) CEH
7 9 (3.46%) Degree
8 5 (1.92%) ISSAP
8 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.54%) CCSA
10 3 (1.15%) GIAC
11 2 (0.77%) CCSP
11 2 (0.77%) CCNP
11 2 (0.77%) CISMP
11 2 (0.77%) CRISC
12 1 (0.38%) ISACA
12 1 (0.38%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.85%) BS7799
4 8 (3.08%) ISO 9000
5 6 (2.31%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.15%) COBIT
6 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.38%) QA
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.92%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Nmap
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (16.92%) Cisco
2 17 (6.54%) Juniper
3 16 (6.15%) SAP
3 16 (6.15%) McAfee
4 15 (5.77%) F5
5 12 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 8 (3.08%) VMware
8 5 (1.92%) Sourcefire
8 5 (1.92%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.92%) Symantec
9 4 (1.54%) Apple
9 4 (1.54%) HP
9 4 (1.54%) IBM
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle
9 4 (1.54%) IronPort
9 4 (1.54%) BT
10 2 (0.77%) Citrix
11 1 (0.38%) Software AG
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