The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Technical Architect role 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Technical Architect
Rank 575 557 542
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£572 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £450
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Security Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Technical Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Technical Architect across the England region.

Security Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Technical Architect
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 Technical Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
London - 3 £572 -
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Security Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Security Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISMS
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Security Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Security Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ISMS
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat