The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 19 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.73% 2.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 0
Average daily rate £556 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
Security Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
381 400 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.78% 93.02% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 258 118
Average daily rate £413 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Blackpool -8 11 £750 +54.63%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £469 -
Security Architect
North West

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Security 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 Architect in their job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (50.00%) SABSA
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) COBOL
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Tuxedo
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Middleware
5 6 (30.00%) Private Cloud
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) VME
6 5 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Security 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) SABSA
2 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) COBOL
1 6 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel