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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 401 434 415
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 222 168 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 84 115
Average daily rate £575 £550 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £503
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £51.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 - £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.63% -
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
41811 39981 38714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.99% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27954 25305 24543
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1164 1124
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +22 115 £600 +5.03% 30
South East -7 51 £500 - 11
North West -4 16 £523 -7.11% 1
South West 0 13 £575 -5.34% 2
East of England +12 7 £650 +57.57% 3
West Midlands -19 6 £445 -6.31% 3
Midlands - 6 £575 -
Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 4
East Midlands +7 1 £600 +14.28% 2
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 207 (40.99%) CISSP
2 172 (34.06%) Information Security
3 107 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
5 103 (20.40%) TOGAF
6 99 (19.60%) CISM
6 99 (19.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 92 (18.22%) Finance
8 88 (17.43%) Risk Management
9 87 (17.23%) Security Cleared
10 75 (14.85%) SABSA
11 74 (14.65%) SC Cleared
12 69 (13.66%) Firewall
13 68 (13.47%) Network Security
14 64 (12.67%) Degree
15 61 (12.08%) CLAS
16 58 (11.49%) Microsoft
17 57 (11.29%) Windows
18 56 (11.09%) PCI DSS
19 54 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
19 54 (10.69%) Security Management
20 53 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
21 52 (10.30%) Management Information System
22 51 (10.10%) CISA
22 51 (10.10%) Java
23 47 (9.31%) Data Centre
24 46 (9.11%) Cisco
25 45 (8.91%) Oracle
25 45 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
26 44 (8.71%) Unix

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (3.96%) IIS
2 19 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.19%) JBoss
3 6 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.19%) Tuxedo
4 5 (0.99%) Apache
5 4 (0.79%) Confluence
5 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.40%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.40%) Mule
6 2 (0.40%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) FileNet
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.79%) MS Office
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.40%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.18%) IaaS
5 7 (1.39%) Office 365
5 7 (1.39%) SaaS
6 4 (0.79%) PaaS
6 4 (0.79%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.40%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.66%) Firewall
2 68 (13.47%) Network Security
3 33 (6.53%) Internet
4 20 (3.96%) LAN
5 14 (2.77%) DNS
5 14 (2.77%) SAN
6 13 (2.57%) Multicast
6 13 (2.57%) WAN
7 12 (2.38%) MPLS
7 12 (2.38%) VPN
8 11 (2.18%) SSL
9 10 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.78%) IPsec
10 9 (1.78%) LDAP
10 9 (1.78%) NAS
11 8 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.58%) VLAN
12 7 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (1.39%) Wireless
13 5 (0.99%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.99%) Big Data
4 2 (0.40%) DB2
4 2 (0.40%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.59%) MSI
3 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.40%) GitLab
3 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
3 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (18.22%) Finance
2 40 (7.92%) Legal
3 24 (4.75%) Banking
4 16 (3.17%) Retail
4 16 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Games
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) International Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 324 (64.16%) Architect
2 246 (48.71%) Security Architect
3 67 (13.27%) Consultant
4 49 (9.70%) Security Consultant
5 43 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
6 41 (8.12%) Technical Architect
7 37 (7.33%) Analyst
8 34 (6.73%) Security Analyst
9 31 (6.14%) Information Security Architect
10 30 (5.94%) CISSP Architect
11 28 (5.54%) Information Architect
12 25 (4.95%) Senior Architect
13 21 (4.16%) Enterprise Architect
13 21 (4.16%) Security Engineer
14 19 (3.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 19 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
15 17 (3.37%) Security Advisor
16 16 (3.17%) Digital Architect
16 16 (3.17%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.18%) REST
2 10 (1.98%) Ajax
2 10 (1.98%) CSS
2 10 (1.98%) CSS3
2 10 (1.98%) HTML
2 10 (1.98%) HTML5
2 10 (1.98%) JSON
3 9 (1.78%) .NET
3 9 (1.78%) Middleware
4 5 (0.99%) Web Services
5 4 (0.79%) SAML
6 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.40%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.40%) OAuth
6 2 (0.40%) SOAP
6 2 (0.40%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.20%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.20%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.30%) Management Information System
2 47 (9.31%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.15%) CESG
4 24 (4.75%) Cryptography
5 20 (3.96%) Private Cloud
6 18 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.17%) PKI
8 14 (2.77%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (2.77%) Smartcard
9 13 (2.57%) CESG CLAS
10 12 (2.38%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.98%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.98%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.19%) SCADA
13 6 (1.19%) User Experience
14 5 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.29%) Windows
2 44 (8.71%) Unix
3 35 (6.93%) Linux
4 13 (2.57%) AIX
4 13 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.98%) Solaris
6 7 (1.39%) VMS
7 6 (1.19%) VME
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.40%) Android
10 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.40%) zOS
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (34.06%) Information Security
2 107 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
4 103 (20.40%) TOGAF
5 88 (17.43%) Risk Management
6 75 (14.85%) SABSA
7 54 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 54 (10.69%) Security Management
8 53 (10.50%) Risk Assessment
9 45 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (8.71%) Security Operations
11 43 (8.51%) SIEM
12 40 (7.92%) Data Protection
12 40 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
13 38 (7.52%) ITIL
14 37 (7.33%) Scrum
15 35 (6.93%) Information Assurance
16 26 (5.15%) Identity Access Management
16 26 (5.15%) Migration
17 25 (4.95%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.10%) Java
2 13 (2.57%) SQL
3 9 (1.78%) Python
4 6 (1.19%) C
4 6 (1.19%) C++
4 6 (1.19%) COBOL
4 6 (1.19%) PHP
5 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.79%) Perl
7 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.59%) Ruby
8 2 (0.40%) C#
8 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 207 (40.99%) CISSP
2 99 (19.60%) CISM
3 87 (17.23%) Security Cleared
4 74 (14.65%) SC Cleared
5 64 (12.67%) Degree
6 61 (12.08%) CLAS
7 51 (10.10%) CISA
8 43 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (4.55%) ISSAP
10 21 (4.16%) GIAC
11 19 (3.76%) IISP
12 18 (3.56%) CEH
13 17 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.57%) SANS
15 11 (2.18%) CCIE
16 10 (1.98%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.98%) GCIH
17 9 (1.78%) CISMP
18 8 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
19 7 (1.39%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (19.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (11.09%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.55%) RMADS
4 20 (3.96%) COBIT
5 17 (3.37%) ISO27005
6 15 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.98%) ISAE 3402
7 10 (1.98%) ISO 9001
8 8 (1.58%) FIPS 140-2
9 7 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (1.39%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.59%) BS25999
10 3 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.59%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.59%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.40%) QA
12 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 40 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.40%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.40%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Snort
5 1 (0.20%) SRDF
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.59%) Puppet
1 3 (0.59%) QRadar
1 3 (0.59%) yum
2 2 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.40%) Cacti
2 2 (0.40%) CloudHub
2 2 (0.40%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.40%) Nagios
2 2 (0.40%) Nessus
2 2 (0.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.20%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.11%) Cisco
3 45 (8.91%) Oracle
4 24 (4.75%) ArcSight
5 16 (3.17%) VMware
6 14 (2.77%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (2.77%) IBM
7 13 (2.57%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.57%) Intel Security
7 13 (2.57%) Juniper
8 12 (2.38%) Sun
8 12 (2.38%) Tripwire
9 11 (2.18%) Qualys
10 10 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (1.98%) Splunk
11 9 (1.78%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.58%) F5
12 8 (1.58%) HP
12 8 (1.58%) NetApp
13 6 (1.19%) Red Hat
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