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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 397 387 442
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +55
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 190 195 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 136 57
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £498 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -
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
39551 37200 33391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.31% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26015 23704 20533
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1117 1018
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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 -26 77 £525 +2.43% 23
South East -8 45 £500 +4.16% 13
West Midlands +21 22 £450 - 3
North West -61 14 £828 +53.95% 2
South West +12 12 £550 +25.00% 5
East of England +1 11 £450 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £525 +9.09%
North East - 1 - -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 122 (37.65%) Information Security
2 108 (33.33%) CISSP
3 83 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (20.99%) Firewall
5 61 (18.83%) Finance
5 61 (18.83%) TOGAF
6 52 (16.05%) Management Information System
6 52 (16.05%) Security Cleared
7 50 (15.43%) Risk Management
8 46 (14.20%) CISM
8 46 (14.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 41 (12.65%) Network Security
9 41 (12.65%) SABSA
10 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
11 39 (12.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 37 (11.42%) Data Centre
12 37 (11.42%) ITIL
13 36 (11.11%) SIEM
13 36 (11.11%) Degree
14 35 (10.80%) Cyber Security
14 35 (10.80%) Windows
14 35 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (9.88%) Linux
16 28 (8.64%) Data Protection
17 27 (8.33%) UNIX
18 26 (8.02%) PCI DSS
19 24 (7.41%) Java
19 24 (7.41%) CESG
20 23 (7.10%) Project Management
20 23 (7.10%) Cisco

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 18 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (3.09%) IIS
3 6 (1.85%) Apache
3 6 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
1 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) SaaS
2 6 (1.85%) PaaS
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (20.99%) Firewall
2 41 (12.65%) Network Security
3 18 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.94%) VPN
5 15 (4.63%) DNS
6 14 (4.32%) LAN
7 13 (4.01%) WAN
7 13 (4.01%) SAN
8 12 (3.70%) IPsec
8 12 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (3.40%) Internet
10 7 (2.16%) BGP
10 7 (2.16%) VLAN
10 7 (2.16%) Multicast
11 5 (1.54%) HSRP
11 5 (1.54%) OSPF
11 5 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.54%) Wireless
11 5 (1.54%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.63%) Big Data
2 14 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.16%) MySQL
5 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (0.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (0.93%) OLAP
6 3 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (0.93%) Star Schema
6 3 (0.93%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
General
1 61 (18.83%) Finance
2 22 (6.79%) Banking
3 15 (4.63%) Retail
4 12 (3.70%) Legal
5 6 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) International Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 186 (57.41%) Architect
2 130 (40.12%) Security Architect
3 55 (16.98%) Consultant
4 35 (10.80%) Security Consultant
5 30 (9.26%) Technical Architect
6 29 (8.95%) Enterprise Architect
7 25 (7.72%) Analyst
8 23 (7.10%) Security Analyst
9 19 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.25%) Security Engineer
11 16 (4.94%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 14 (4.32%) Information Security Architect
12 14 (4.32%) Information Architect
13 13 (4.01%) IT Architect
13 13 (4.01%) Security Specialist
13 13 (4.01%) IT Security Architect
14 12 (3.70%) Security Manager
15 11 (3.40%) Security Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.09%) Lead Security Architect
16 10 (3.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.63%) J2EE
2 8 (2.47%) Middleware
3 7 (2.16%) JMS
4 5 (1.54%) Web Services
5 4 (1.23%) XML
5 4 (1.23%) SOAP
5 4 (1.23%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.93%) Java EE
7 2 (0.62%) JSP
7 2 (0.62%) SAML
8 1 (0.31%) Servlets
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) EJB
8 1 (0.31%) .NET
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.31%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.31%) JMX
8 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.05%) Management Information System
2 37 (11.42%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.41%) CESG
4 20 (6.17%) PKI
5 17 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.94%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.63%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (4.01%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (3.70%) RMADS
10 6 (1.85%) DataPower
10 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.23%) SCADA
12 4 (1.23%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.23%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.93%) User Experience
13 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.62%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.80%) Windows
2 32 (9.88%) Linux
3 27 (8.33%) UNIX
4 5 (1.54%) AIX
4 5 (1.54%) Solaris
5 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.65%) Information Security
2 61 (18.83%) TOGAF
3 50 (15.43%) Risk Management
4 46 (14.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 41 (12.65%) SABSA
6 39 (12.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 37 (11.42%) ITIL
8 36 (11.11%) SIEM
9 35 (10.80%) Cyber Security
9 35 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (8.64%) Data Protection
11 23 (7.10%) Open Source
11 23 (7.10%) Project Management
12 22 (6.79%) Security Management
13 21 (6.48%) Scrum
13 21 (6.48%) Incident Management
14 20 (6.17%) SOA
15 19 (5.86%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (5.56%) Document Management
16 18 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.41%) Java
2 19 (5.86%) SQL
3 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.85%) C
4 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.31%) C++
5 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 108 (33.33%) CISSP
2 52 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 46 (14.20%) CISM
4 40 (12.35%) SC Cleared
5 36 (11.11%) Degree
6 20 (6.17%) ISSAP
7 17 (5.25%) GIAC
8 14 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.01%) CISA
10 11 (3.40%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.47%) CISMP
12 7 (2.16%) CCIE
13 6 (1.85%) ISACA
14 5 (1.54%) CRISC
14 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.54%) MCSE
15 3 (0.93%) CCSP
15 3 (0.93%) CCNP
15 3 (0.93%) GCIH
15 3 (0.93%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (25.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.02%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.56%) COBIT
4 11 (3.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.47%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.62%) SLA
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) GxP
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.31%) QA
8 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.54%) PowerHA
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (7.10%) Cisco
2 21 (6.48%) Oracle
2 21 (6.48%) ArcSight
3 18 (5.56%) F5
4 16 (4.94%) McAfee
5 13 (4.01%) Splunk
6 10 (3.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.09%) Citrix
6 10 (3.09%) Juniper
6 10 (3.09%) Informatica
7 8 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.47%) Symantec
8 7 (2.16%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.16%) Fortinet
9 6 (1.85%) IBM
10 5 (1.54%) SAP
10 5 (1.54%) HP
10 5 (1.54%) VMware
10 5 (1.54%) PayPal
11 4 (1.23%) Tripwire
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