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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 421 447 462
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 159 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 75 42
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £690 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £416 £500
% change year-on-year
+20.12% -16.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £52.25 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 - £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.65 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 69 £550 -3.93% 17
South East -4 46 £500 +25.39% 10
North West +2 16 £498 +22.83% 2
South West -19 13 £540 +18.35% 3
West Midlands -6 6 £525 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £500 -
East of England -9 5 £650 +100.00% 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 142 (37.67%) Information Security
2 103 (27.32%) Security Cleared
3 92 (24.40%) CISSP
4 81 (21.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (18.30%) Firewall
6 63 (16.71%) CESG
7 61 (16.18%) Information Assurance
8 60 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (15.65%) SC Cleared
10 56 (14.85%) TOGAF
11 51 (13.53%) Management Information System
11 51 (13.53%) PCI DSS
12 50 (13.26%) Risk Management
13 49 (13.00%) ITIL
13 49 (13.00%) Cyber Security
14 44 (11.67%) CISM
15 42 (11.14%) Network Security
16 41 (10.88%) Finance
17 40 (10.61%) Data Protection
18 38 (10.08%) CESG CLAS
18 38 (10.08%) Windows
19 37 (9.81%) Enterprise Architecture
20 36 (9.55%) Cisco
21 35 (9.28%) Risk Assessment
22 34 (9.02%) Degree
22 34 (9.02%) SABSA
23 31 (8.22%) RMADS
24 30 (7.96%) SIEM
25 29 (7.69%) Data Security
26 28 (7.43%) Security Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (2.12%) IIS
1 8 (2.12%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.06%) CMS
3 4 (1.06%) Node.js
4 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.53%) CICS
4 2 (0.53%) TPMS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (2.12%) MS Project
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.18%) IaaS
2 8 (2.12%) SaaS
2 8 (2.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 69 (18.30%) Firewall
2 42 (11.14%) Network Security
3 28 (7.43%) Internet
4 22 (5.84%) LAN
5 21 (5.57%) WAN
6 18 (4.77%) VPN
7 15 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (2.65%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.39%) Wireless
10 8 (2.12%) SAN
11 7 (1.86%) SSL
12 6 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.59%) BGP
13 5 (1.33%) DNS
13 5 (1.33%) ATM
13 5 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (1.06%) SSH
14 4 (1.06%) NAS
14 4 (1.06%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.33%) Big Data
4 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.06%) MS Access
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.53%) DB2
6 2 (0.53%) Informix
6 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.27%) DataStage
7 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (10.88%) Finance
2 26 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.98%) Legal
4 13 (3.45%) Banking
5 9 (2.39%) Retail
6 8 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 217 (57.56%) Architect
2 157 (41.64%) Security Architect
3 57 (15.12%) Consultant
4 43 (11.41%) Security Consultant
5 38 (10.08%) Information Architect
6 28 (7.43%) Security Analyst
6 28 (7.43%) Analyst
7 25 (6.63%) Technical Architect
8 23 (6.10%) Enterprise Architect
9 21 (5.57%) Information Security Architect
10 19 (5.04%) Security Engineer
11 18 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.98%) Lead Architect
13 13 (3.45%) Security Manager
13 13 (3.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 13 (3.45%) Security Advisor
13 13 (3.45%) Lead Security Architect
14 12 (3.18%) Information Security Consultant
15 11 (2.92%) IT Architect
15 11 (2.92%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.92%) .NET
1 11 (2.92%) Middleware
2 4 (1.06%) SAML
2 4 (1.06%) J2EE
3 3 (0.80%) Web Services
3 3 (0.80%) HTML
3 3 (0.80%) Ajax
3 3 (0.80%) OAuth
3 3 (0.80%) OpenID
4 2 (0.53%) OAuth2
4 2 (0.53%) JavaBeans
4 2 (0.53%) EJB
4 2 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.71%) CESG
2 51 (13.53%) Management Information System
3 38 (10.08%) CESG CLAS
4 31 (8.22%) RMADS
5 20 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.04%) PKI
7 13 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.39%) Freedom of Information Act
10 8 (2.12%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.86%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.86%) FMCG
12 6 (1.59%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.33%) Open Source
14 4 (1.06%) DataPower
14 4 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.80%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.08%) Windows
2 26 (6.90%) UNIX
2 26 (6.90%) Linux
3 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.06%) Solaris
4 4 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (0.53%) HPUX
5 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.53%) zOS
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (37.67%) Information Security
2 61 (16.18%) Information Assurance
3 60 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (14.85%) TOGAF
5 50 (13.26%) Risk Management
6 49 (13.00%) ITIL
6 49 (13.00%) Cyber Security
7 40 (10.61%) Data Protection
8 37 (9.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 35 (9.28%) Risk Assessment
10 34 (9.02%) SABSA
11 30 (7.96%) SIEM
12 29 (7.69%) Data Security
13 28 (7.43%) Security Management
14 26 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
14 26 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 22 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (5.57%) Project Management
17 20 (5.31%) SOA
17 20 (5.31%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.71%) Java
2 9 (2.39%) SQL
3 6 (1.59%) C
4 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 103 (27.32%) Security Cleared
2 92 (24.40%) CISSP
3 59 (15.65%) SC Cleared
4 44 (11.67%) CISM
5 34 (9.02%) Degree
6 28 (7.43%) DV Cleared
7 27 (7.16%) CISA
8 12 (3.18%) ISSAP
9 7 (1.86%) GIAC
10 6 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.59%) CEH
11 4 (1.06%) CITP
11 4 (1.06%) ISACA
11 4 (1.06%) GSEC
12 3 (0.80%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.80%) CRISC
13 2 (0.53%) GCED
13 2 (0.53%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.53%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (21.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (13.53%) PCI DSS
3 22 (5.84%) COBIT
4 9 (2.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.39%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.59%) ISO 9000
6 5 (1.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.33%) BS7799
7 2 (0.53%) SLA
7 2 (0.53%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.53%) QA
8 1 (0.27%) BS25999
8 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 22 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Snort
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.33%) SCCM
3 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.06%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.80%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (9.55%) Cisco
2 26 (6.90%) Oracle
3 22 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.04%) CheckPoint
5 16 (4.24%) Juniper
5 16 (4.24%) F5
6 13 (3.45%) ArcSight
6 13 (3.45%) SAP
7 12 (3.18%) HP
7 12 (3.18%) VMware
8 11 (2.92%) McAfee
9 9 (2.39%) CA
9 9 (2.39%) IBM
10 7 (1.86%) Sun
11 6 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.59%) Splunk
12 5 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (1.06%) Varonis
13 4 (1.06%) Symantec
13 4 (1.06%) Sourcefire
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