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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 390 382 461
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +79
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 205 206 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.55% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 138 44
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£510 £520 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £718
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.97% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -
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
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 -19 85 £510 -2.85% 19
South East -1 45 £500 +2.56% 7
North West -46 25 £738 +36.57% 5
West Midlands +19 17 £450 -12.45% 6
East of England +7 13 £450 -6.49% 3
South West -4 10 £550 +11.11% 5
East Midlands -6 5 £515 -8.44% 1
North East - 2 £700 - 2
Yorkshire -20 1 £700 +7.69% 2
Midlands - 1 £435 -
Security Architecture
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Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 147 (39.84%) Information Security
2 112 (30.35%) CISSP
3 89 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (20.33%) Finance
5 74 (20.05%) Firewall
6 69 (18.70%) TOGAF
7 62 (16.80%) Risk Management
8 56 (15.18%) Security Cleared
9 54 (14.63%) Management Information System
10 49 (13.28%) CISM
10 49 (13.28%) Network Security
11 48 (13.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 47 (12.74%) Vulnerability Management
12 47 (12.74%) SABSA
13 46 (12.47%) SIEM
14 44 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (11.92%) ITIL
15 43 (11.65%) SC Cleared
16 40 (10.84%) Data Protection
17 39 (10.57%) Linux
18 38 (10.30%) Windows
19 37 (10.03%) Data Centre
20 36 (9.76%) Degree
21 35 (9.49%) Cyber Security
22 34 (9.21%) PCI DSS
23 33 (8.94%) Java
24 28 (7.59%) Security Management
24 28 (7.59%) Cisco
24 28 (7.59%) Open Source
25 27 (7.32%) UNIX

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 22 (5.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (1.90%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.63%) IIS
3 6 (1.63%) Apache
4 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.36%) SAS
5 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) TIBCO iProcess
1 2 (0.54%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.71%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) PaaS
3 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (20.05%) Firewall
2 49 (13.28%) Network Security
3 21 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.15%) VPN
5 16 (4.34%) DNS
6 15 (4.07%) LAN
6 15 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.79%) IPsec
7 14 (3.79%) WAN
8 12 (3.25%) SAN
9 8 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.17%) Internet
10 7 (1.90%) Wireless
10 7 (1.90%) VLAN
10 7 (1.90%) OSPF
10 7 (1.90%) BGP
10 7 (1.90%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.36%) VRRP
11 5 (1.36%) DHCP
11 5 (1.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.34%) Big Data
2 15 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.90%) MySQL
5 6 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 3 (0.81%) OLAP
7 3 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (0.81%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.81%) ActiveReports
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) DB2
General
1 75 (20.33%) Finance
2 27 (7.32%) Banking
3 20 (5.42%) Retail
4 14 (3.79%) Legal
5 12 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (55.56%) Architect
2 142 (38.48%) Security Architect
3 76 (20.60%) Consultant
4 52 (14.09%) Security Consultant
5 34 (9.21%) Technical Architect
6 31 (8.40%) Analyst
7 30 (8.13%) Security Analyst
8 27 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
9 23 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.96%) Security Engineer
11 17 (4.61%) Security Specialist
12 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 15 (4.07%) Information Security Consultant
13 15 (4.07%) Information Architect
14 14 (3.79%) IT Architect
14 14 (3.79%) IT Security Architect
14 14 (3.79%) Information Security Architect
15 13 (3.52%) Security Manager
16 11 (2.98%) Lead Architect
16 11 (2.98%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.07%) J2EE
2 8 (2.17%) Middleware
3 6 (1.63%) JMS
4 4 (1.08%) SOAP
4 4 (1.08%) XML
4 4 (1.08%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.81%) Java EE 5
5 3 (0.81%) Web Services
5 3 (0.81%) Java EE
6 2 (0.54%) .NET
6 2 (0.54%) SAML
7 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.27%) EJB
7 1 (0.27%) JSP
7 1 (0.27%) Servlets
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.27%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.27%) JMX
7 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 37 (10.03%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.96%) CESG
3 22 (5.96%) PKI
4 21 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.07%) CESG CLAS
7 14 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.98%) RMADS
9 8 (2.17%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.63%) DataPower
10 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.36%) SCADA
12 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.81%) GIS
12 3 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.54%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.57%) Linux
2 38 (10.30%) Windows
3 27 (7.32%) UNIX
4 6 (1.63%) AIX
4 6 (1.63%) Solaris
5 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (39.84%) Information Security
2 69 (18.70%) TOGAF
3 62 (16.80%) Risk Management
4 48 (13.01%) Enterprise Architecture
5 47 (12.74%) Vulnerability Management
5 47 (12.74%) SABSA
6 46 (12.47%) SIEM
7 44 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (11.92%) ITIL
8 40 (10.84%) Data Protection
9 35 (9.49%) Cyber Security
10 28 (7.59%) Open Source
10 28 (7.59%) Security Management
11 26 (7.05%) Project Management
11 26 (7.05%) Scrum
12 24 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (5.42%) Incident Management
15 19 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (5.15%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.94%) Java
2 19 (5.15%) SQL
3 10 (2.71%) C
4 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.54%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) C++
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
7 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (30.35%) CISSP
2 56 (15.18%) Security Cleared
3 49 (13.28%) CISM
4 43 (11.65%) SC Cleared
5 36 (9.76%) Degree
6 17 (4.61%) ISSAP
6 17 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (4.34%) GIAC
8 14 (3.79%) CISA
8 14 (3.79%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.17%) ISACA
10 7 (1.90%) CCIE
11 6 (1.63%) CRISC
12 5 (1.36%) MCSE
12 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.36%) CCNP
12 5 (1.36%) CCNA
13 3 (0.81%) CCSP
13 3 (0.81%) CEH
13 3 (0.81%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (9.21%) PCI DSS
3 22 (5.96%) COBIT
4 10 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.90%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.81%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) GxP
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.27%) QA
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (0.54%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (7.59%) Cisco
2 23 (6.23%) Oracle
3 22 (5.96%) ArcSight
4 18 (4.88%) F5
5 15 (4.07%) McAfee
5 15 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.79%) Splunk
7 11 (2.98%) Informatica
8 10 (2.71%) Juniper
8 10 (2.71%) Symantec
8 10 (2.71%) Citrix
9 9 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.90%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.90%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.63%) Tripwire
11 6 (1.63%) IBM
12 5 (1.36%) SAP
12 5 (1.36%) HP
12 5 (1.36%) PayPal
13 4 (1.08%) FireEye
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