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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 274 449 453
Rank change year-on-year
+175 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 434 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 99 90
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 £475 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 - -
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +119 195 £563 +2.27% 10
South East +29 80 £541 +8.10% 3
Yorkshire +40 43 £600 -14.28% 1
North West +15 30 £520 +4.00% 2
South West +23 29 £625 +25.00% 3
East of England +41 26 £550 -2.22%
North East -34 13 £750 +7.14% 1
Midlands - 10 £550 -
West Midlands -41 8 £500 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +2 7 £585 +11.42%
Security Architect
UK

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 251 (31.85%) Security Architecture
2 228 (28.93%) Information Security
3 216 (27.41%) CISSP
4 168 (21.32%) TOGAF
5 162 (20.56%) Firewall
6 154 (19.54%) Security Cleared
7 127 (16.12%) SC Cleared
8 125 (15.86%) Network Security
9 115 (14.59%) Cybersecurity
10 109 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 105 (13.32%) Finance
12 88 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
13 85 (10.79%) Identity Access Management
14 83 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 82 (10.41%) CISM
16 81 (10.28%) PKI
16 81 (10.28%) SABSA
17 79 (10.03%) Risk Management
18 77 (9.77%) SaaS
19 76 (9.64%) SIEM
20 75 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
21 74 (9.39%) IaaS
22 72 (9.14%) Windows
23 68 (8.63%) PaaS
24 66 (8.38%) PCI DSS
25 63 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
26 59 (7.49%) CESG
26 59 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
27 57 (7.23%) Active Directory
28 55 (6.98%) Cisco

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 24 (3.05%) OpenStack
2 17 (2.16%) IIS
3 14 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.63%) Apache
4 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.51%) iPlanet
5 4 (0.51%) MQSeries
5 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) BusinessWare
1 4 (0.51%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 88 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (9.77%) SaaS
3 75 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (9.39%) IaaS
5 68 (8.63%) PaaS
6 29 (3.68%) Office 365
7 12 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.63%) Yammer
10 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (0.38%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 162 (20.56%) Firewall
2 125 (15.86%) Network Security
3 36 (4.57%) LAN
4 33 (4.19%) Internet
4 33 (4.19%) WAN
5 29 (3.68%) LDAP
6 26 (3.30%) SSL
7 25 (3.17%) IPsec
8 19 (2.41%) Wireless
9 15 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (1.40%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.02%) VPN
12 7 (0.89%) Intranet
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.76%) DNS
13 6 (0.76%) MPLS
13 6 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.76%) X.509
14 5 (0.63%) SAN
15 4 (0.51%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.78%) Big Data
2 10 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.63%) DB2
4 4 (0.51%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.25%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.25%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.13%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.13%) QlikView
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) AppScan
2 2 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 105 (13.32%) Finance
2 37 (4.70%) Retail
3 35 (4.44%) Banking
4 27 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.92%) Legal
6 5 (0.63%) Back Office
6 5 (0.63%) Games
6 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.25%) Automotive
8 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.25%) Law
8 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Billing
9 1 (0.13%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.27%) Web Services
2 7 (0.89%) .NET
2 7 (0.89%) RESTful
3 5 (0.63%) SAML
4 4 (0.51%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.38%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.25%) J2EE
6 2 (0.25%) JSON
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.25%) SOAP
6 2 (0.25%) WAP
7 1 (0.13%) Ajax
7 1 (0.13%) CSS3
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) OAuth
7 1 (0.13%) OpenID
7 1 (0.13%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.28%) PKI
2 59 (7.49%) CESG
3 49 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 46 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 33 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.30%) Cryptography
7 20 (2.54%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (2.41%) YubiKey
9 16 (2.03%) Smartcard
10 14 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (1.65%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.52%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
14 10 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
14 10 (1.27%) Mathematics
15 8 (1.02%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 72 (9.14%) Windows
2 48 (6.09%) Linux
3 24 (3.05%) Unix
4 13 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.76%) AIX
7 6 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.63%) Solaris
8 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.51%) zOS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (31.85%) Security Architecture
2 228 (28.93%) Information Security
3 168 (21.32%) TOGAF
4 115 (14.59%) Cybersecurity
5 85 (10.79%) Identity Access Management
6 83 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (10.28%) SABSA
8 79 (10.03%) Risk Management
9 76 (9.64%) SIEM
10 63 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 47 (5.96%) Security Operations
13 46 (5.84%) Network Design
14 45 (5.71%) ITIL
15 40 (5.08%) Identity Management
16 35 (4.44%) Data Protection
17 33 (4.19%) Information Assurance
18 31 (3.93%) Data Security
18 31 (3.93%) Project Management
19 30 (3.81%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.92%) Java
2 9 (1.14%) C
3 7 (0.89%) Python
3 7 (0.89%) SQL
4 6 (0.76%) C++
5 5 (0.63%) C#
6 4 (0.51%) Perl
7 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.25%) PHP
7 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.13%) Groovy
8 1 (0.13%) Korn
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 216 (27.41%) CISSP
2 154 (19.54%) Security Cleared
3 127 (16.12%) SC Cleared
4 82 (10.41%) CISM
5 55 (6.98%) CESG Certified Professional
6 53 (6.73%) CLAS
7 42 (5.33%) CISA
8 38 (4.82%) Degree
9 35 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (3.43%) CRISC
10 27 (3.43%) ISSAP
11 25 (3.17%) JNCIA
12 22 (2.79%) JNCIS
13 17 (2.16%) CEH
14 15 (1.90%) CCNP
15 13 (1.65%) CCIE
15 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.65%) GIAC
16 12 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (1.52%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (8.38%) PCI DSS
3 27 (3.43%) COBIT
4 21 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.65%) RMADS
6 11 (1.40%) Government Security Classifications
7 10 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (1.27%) JSP 440
8 9 (1.14%) ISO27005
9 7 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.76%) FIPS 140-2
10 6 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.76%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.51%) QA
12 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.13%) BS25999
13 1 (0.13%) GxP
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 57 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) ClearTrust
4 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.13%) Docker
6 1 (0.13%) Snort
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.89%) SCCM
2 6 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.63%) FortiGate
3 5 (0.63%) Puppet
4 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.38%) Nessus
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (6.98%) Cisco
2 49 (6.22%) Juniper
3 44 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 35 (4.44%) Palo Alto
5 33 (4.19%) CheckPoint
5 33 (4.19%) F5
6 31 (3.93%) VMware
7 30 (3.81%) Oracle
8 24 (3.05%) Aerohive Networks
9 22 (2.79%) Symantec
10 19 (2.41%) ArcSight
11 16 (2.03%) Blue Coat
12 15 (1.90%) SAP
13 13 (1.65%) IBM
14 11 (1.40%) Qualys
14 11 (1.40%) Tripwire
15 10 (1.27%) Intel Security
15 10 (1.27%) LogRhythm
16 9 (1.14%) CA
16 9 (1.14%) Forcepoint
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