The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 333 457 458
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 276 137 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 88 81
Average daily rate £575 £550 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £633 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £45.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.80 £45.50 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Security Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architecture across the England region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the England region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +77 142 £575 +4.54% 29
North West +6 45 £550 +7.84% 5
South East +35 44 £530 +6.00% 7
South West +4 13 £525 +12.90% 6
East of England +13 12 £625 - 1
West Midlands -4 10 £515 - 7
Yorkshire -15 7 £650 +30.00%
Midlands - 3 £650 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
North East - 2 £800 -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 185 (37.15%) CISSP
2 156 (31.33%) Information Security
3 100 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
5 91 (18.27%) Finance
5 91 (18.27%) Security Cleared
6 89 (17.87%) CISM
7 87 (17.47%) Risk Management
8 83 (16.67%) Firewall
8 83 (16.67%) TOGAF
9 79 (15.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 75 (15.06%) Windows
11 73 (14.66%) SC Cleared
12 66 (13.25%) SABSA
13 61 (12.25%) Microsoft
14 59 (11.85%) Degree
14 59 (11.85%) Enterprise Architecture
15 57 (11.45%) CLAS
16 56 (11.24%) Network Security
17 55 (11.04%) Java
17 55 (11.04%) Management Information System
18 54 (10.84%) Linux
19 53 (10.64%) Unix
19 53 (10.64%) Security Management
20 51 (10.24%) SIEM
21 50 (10.04%) Oracle
21 50 (10.04%) Data Centre
22 48 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
22 48 (9.64%) PCI DSS
23 46 (9.24%) Risk Assessment

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (3.01%) IIS
3 14 (2.81%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.20%) Apache
5 6 (1.20%) JBoss
5 6 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.20%) Tuxedo
6 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.80%) iPlanet
7 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.40%) Confluence
9 2 (0.40%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) FileNet
10 1 (0.20%) Node.js
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) BusinessWare
1 4 (0.80%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.60%) BASE24
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.82%) IaaS
3 15 (3.01%) SaaS
4 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.01%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (16.67%) Firewall
2 56 (11.24%) Network Security
3 35 (7.03%) Internet
4 21 (4.22%) DNS
5 17 (3.41%) LAN
6 15 (3.01%) SAN
7 13 (2.61%) Multicast
7 13 (2.61%) VPN
8 12 (2.41%) WAN
9 11 (2.21%) IPsec
9 11 (2.21%) LDAP
9 11 (2.21%) MPLS
10 10 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (2.01%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.81%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (1.61%) BGP
12 8 (1.61%) DHCP
13 7 (1.41%) EIGRP
13 7 (1.41%) OSPF
13 7 (1.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.41%) Big Data
2 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.80%) DB2
4 4 (0.80%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (0.80%) MySQL
5 3 (0.60%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.60%) OLTP
6 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.40%) JIRA
1 2 (0.40%) Subversion
1 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (18.27%) Finance
2 39 (7.83%) Legal
3 33 (6.63%) Banking
4 18 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.21%) Retail
6 8 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.41%) Games
8 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.00%) International Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 313 (62.85%) Architect
2 218 (43.78%) Security Architect
3 69 (13.86%) Consultant
4 49 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 42 (8.43%) Security Consultant
6 36 (7.23%) Analyst
7 33 (6.63%) Security Analyst
8 31 (6.22%) Security Engineer
8 31 (6.22%) Senior Architect
9 28 (5.62%) Information Security Architect
9 28 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (5.42%) Enterprise Architect
10 27 (5.42%) Information Architect
11 21 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
12 19 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
13 18 (3.61%) Network Architect
14 17 (3.41%) CISSP Architect
15 16 (3.21%) IT Architect
15 16 (3.21%) Security Advisor
16 15 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.21%) Middleware
2 10 (2.01%) Web Services
3 9 (1.81%) REST
3 9 (1.81%) SAML
4 8 (1.61%) Ajax
4 8 (1.61%) CSS
4 8 (1.61%) CSS3
4 8 (1.61%) HTML
4 8 (1.61%) HTML5
4 8 (1.61%) JSON
5 7 (1.41%) .NET
5 7 (1.41%) Java EE 5
6 5 (1.00%) RESTful
7 4 (0.80%) MSMQ
7 4 (0.80%) XML
8 3 (0.60%) OAuth
9 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.40%) WCF
9 2 (0.40%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.04%) Management Information System
2 50 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.02%) PKI
4 26 (5.22%) Cryptography
5 23 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.62%) CESG
6 21 (4.22%) Private Cloud
7 16 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.81%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (1.81%) Smartcard
10 8 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.41%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.20%) FMCG
12 6 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.06%) Windows
2 54 (10.84%) Linux
3 53 (10.64%) Unix
4 33 (6.63%) AIX
5 27 (5.42%) Solaris
6 14 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.61%) VMS
9 6 (1.20%) VME
10 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.80%) zOS
12 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.40%) Android
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (31.33%) Information Security
2 100 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (17.47%) Risk Management
5 83 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 66 (13.25%) SABSA
7 59 (11.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 53 (10.64%) Security Management
9 51 (10.24%) SIEM
10 48 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 46 (9.24%) Risk Assessment
12 45 (9.04%) Information Assurance
13 43 (8.63%) Security Operations
14 42 (8.43%) ITIL
15 38 (7.63%) Penetration Testing
16 37 (7.43%) Identity Management
16 37 (7.43%) Migration
16 37 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (6.63%) Scrum
18 29 (5.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.04%) Java
2 17 (3.41%) SQL
3 15 (3.01%) C
4 8 (1.61%) Python
5 7 (1.41%) PHP
6 6 (1.20%) COBOL
7 5 (1.00%) C++
7 5 (1.00%) Perl
8 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.60%) C#
9 3 (0.60%) Ruby
10 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 185 (37.15%) CISSP
2 91 (18.27%) Security Cleared
3 89 (17.87%) CISM
4 73 (14.66%) SC Cleared
5 59 (11.85%) Degree
6 57 (11.45%) CLAS
7 36 (7.23%) CISA
8 31 (6.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 27 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (4.42%) GIAC
11 16 (3.21%) SANS
12 12 (2.41%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.41%) IISP
13 11 (2.21%) CCIE
14 10 (2.01%) CEH
15 9 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (1.81%) GCED
16 8 (1.61%) CCSP
16 8 (1.61%) CREST Certified
16 8 (1.61%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (15.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.01%) COBIT
4 13 (2.61%) ISO27002
4 13 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (2.01%) ISO27005
7 9 (1.81%) RMADS
8 6 (1.20%) ISAE 3402
8 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.80%) BS7799
9 4 (0.80%) FIPS 140-2
9 4 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
9 4 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.80%) QA
10 3 (0.60%) BS25999
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.60%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.60%) ISO22301
System Software
1 42 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.20%) PowerHA
4 4 (0.80%) ClearTrust
5 3 (0.60%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.40%) Nessus
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.04%) Oracle
3 37 (7.43%) Cisco
4 20 (4.02%) CheckPoint
5 17 (3.41%) Juniper
5 17 (3.41%) VMware
6 16 (3.21%) ArcSight
7 15 (3.01%) IBM
8 14 (2.81%) Cyber-Ark
8 14 (2.81%) Palo Alto
9 13 (2.61%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.21%) HP
11 10 (2.01%) Intel Security
11 10 (2.01%) Tripwire
12 9 (1.81%) SAP
13 7 (1.41%) Aruba
13 7 (1.41%) Citrix
13 7 (1.41%) F5
13 7 (1.41%) Qualys
13 7 (1.41%) Sun
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