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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 379 475 476
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 204 78 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 53 51
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 +66 94 £525 - 21
South East +30 44 £500 +5.26% 12
North West +7 25 £515 -6.36% 2
West Midlands -6 16 £495 -10.00% 2
South West -7 16 £513 +22.02% 4
East of England - 6 £390 - 1
East Midlands +7 2 £565 +8.13% 1
Yorkshire +3 1 £650 - 3
North East - - - -
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Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (35.51%) Information Security
2 97 (23.43%) CISSP
3 94 (22.71%) Firewall
4 89 (21.50%) CESG
5 80 (19.32%) TOGAF
6 78 (18.84%) Security Cleared
7 72 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 59 (14.25%) Cisco
9 58 (14.01%) Network Security
10 52 (12.56%) Management Information System
11 49 (11.84%) Risk Management
11 49 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
12 48 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (11.59%) Windows
13 47 (11.35%) CISM
14 45 (10.87%) CESG CLAS
15 44 (10.63%) SC Cleared
16 42 (10.14%) RMADS
17 40 (9.66%) Cyber Security
17 40 (9.66%) Finance
18 38 (9.18%) Information Assurance
19 37 (8.94%) Risk Assessment
19 37 (8.94%) ITIL
20 34 (8.21%) Data Protection
21 33 (7.97%) Zachman Framework
21 33 (7.97%) CISA
22 32 (7.73%) Microsoft
22 32 (7.73%) SIEM
23 30 (7.25%) Degree
23 30 (7.25%) Project Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.69%) IIS
3 4 (0.97%) CMS
3 4 (0.97%) Node.js
3 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.48%) CICS
5 2 (0.48%) TPMS
5 2 (0.48%) Lync
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) MS Project
2 9 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.97%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) IaaS
2 5 (1.21%) SaaS
2 5 (1.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (22.71%) Firewall
2 58 (14.01%) Network Security
3 25 (6.04%) WAN
4 23 (5.56%) Wireless
5 22 (5.31%) LAN
6 20 (4.83%) Internet
7 19 (4.59%) SSL
8 16 (3.86%) VPN
9 11 (2.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.17%) DMZ
11 7 (1.69%) DNS
12 6 (1.45%) SAN
12 6 (1.45%) VLAN
13 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
14 4 (0.97%) LDAP
14 4 (0.97%) MPLS
14 4 (0.97%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.66%) SQL Server
1 11 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.45%) Big Data
3 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 2 (0.48%) DB2
6 2 (0.48%) Informix
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.24%) QADirector
General
1 40 (9.66%) Finance
2 23 (5.56%) Banking
3 17 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.66%) Retail
5 10 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.69%) Publishing
7 6 (1.45%) Legal
8 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 209 (50.48%) Architect
2 131 (31.64%) Security Architect
3 64 (15.46%) Consultant
4 49 (11.84%) Security Consultant
5 35 (8.45%) Security Engineer
5 35 (8.45%) Analyst
6 34 (8.21%) Enterprise Architect
7 32 (7.73%) Security Analyst
8 28 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.80%) Information Architect
10 22 (5.31%) Security Advisor
10 22 (5.31%) Security Manager
11 21 (5.07%) Technical Architect
12 18 (4.35%) CLAS Consultant
13 16 (3.86%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 15 (3.62%) Information Security Architect
14 15 (3.62%) Project Engineer
15 12 (2.90%) Information Manager
15 12 (2.90%) Information Security Manager
15 12 (2.90%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.31%) .NET
2 17 (4.11%) Middleware
3 13 (3.14%) Web Services
4 7 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.69%) HTML
5 5 (1.21%) SAML
5 5 (1.21%) XML
6 4 (0.97%) XSD
6 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.97%) CSS
6 4 (0.97%) jQuery
6 4 (0.97%) JSON
6 4 (0.97%) LINQ
6 4 (0.97%) WCF
6 4 (0.97%) WF
6 4 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (0.97%) HTML5
7 3 (0.72%) OAuth
7 3 (0.72%) OpenID
7 3 (0.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.50%) CESG
2 52 (12.56%) Management Information System
3 45 (10.87%) CESG CLAS
4 42 (10.14%) RMADS
5 26 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.42%) GIS
7 10 (2.42%) FMCG
8 9 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.17%) Statistics
9 8 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
10 7 (1.69%) PKI
11 6 (1.45%) Replication
12 5 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (1.21%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.21%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.59%) Windows
2 29 (7.00%) UNIX
3 21 (5.07%) Linux
4 5 (1.21%) Android
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.72%) AIX
6 3 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.48%) zOS
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.51%) Information Security
2 80 (19.32%) TOGAF
3 49 (11.84%) Risk Management
3 49 (11.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 48 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.66%) Cyber Security
6 38 (9.18%) Information Assurance
7 37 (8.94%) Risk Assessment
7 37 (8.94%) ITIL
8 34 (8.21%) Data Protection
9 33 (7.97%) Zachman Framework
10 32 (7.73%) SIEM
11 30 (7.25%) Project Management
12 29 (7.00%) Business Continuity
13 27 (6.52%) Security Management
13 27 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 27 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (6.52%) SABSA
14 21 (5.07%) SOA
14 21 (5.07%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.86%) Java
2 14 (3.38%) C
3 8 (1.93%) Perl
3 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.69%) SQL
5 5 (1.21%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) VBScript
6 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 97 (23.43%) CISSP
2 78 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 47 (11.35%) CISM
4 44 (10.63%) SC Cleared
5 33 (7.97%) CISA
6 30 (7.25%) Degree
7 21 (5.07%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.66%) ISSAP
8 11 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.93%) CEH
10 6 (1.45%) GIAC
11 4 (0.97%) CCNP
11 4 (0.97%) CCNA
11 4 (0.97%) CISMP
12 3 (0.72%) ISACA
12 3 (0.72%) GSEC
12 3 (0.72%) ISEB
13 2 (0.48%) MCSE
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.48%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.66%) BS7799
5 8 (1.93%) ISO 9000
6 7 (1.69%) COBIT
7 6 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.21%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.72%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.72%) SLA
10 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.24%) QA
11 1 (0.24%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.24%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.17%) SCCM
3 4 (0.97%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (14.25%) Cisco
2 32 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.00%) Juniper
4 24 (5.80%) Oracle
5 23 (5.56%) F5
6 22 (5.31%) CheckPoint
7 20 (4.83%) SAP
8 15 (3.62%) HP
8 15 (3.62%) McAfee
9 11 (2.66%) Blue Coat
9 11 (2.66%) VMware
10 8 (1.93%) IBM
11 7 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless
11 7 (1.69%) ArcSight
11 7 (1.69%) CA
11 7 (1.69%) Websense
12 6 (1.45%) Symantec
12 6 (1.45%) Citrix
12 6 (1.45%) BT
13 5 (1.21%) Cyber-Ark
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