The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 335 390 386
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 74 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 21
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£544 £481 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £698 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect across the London region.

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
City of London +29 11 £500 +10.49% 2
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Hayes - - - -
Security Architect
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 66 (45.52%) Security Architecture
2 37 (25.52%) CISSP
3 31 (21.38%) Firewall
4 30 (20.69%) Information Security
5 26 (17.93%) TOGAF
5 26 (17.93%) SIEM
5 26 (17.93%) Network Security
6 24 (16.55%) Cyber Security
6 24 (16.55%) CISM
7 22 (15.17%) Finance
7 22 (15.17%) Cisco
8 18 (12.41%) Identity Management
9 15 (10.34%) SAP
9 15 (10.34%) Security Testing
10 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
10 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (9.66%) Retail
11 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (7.59%) Windows
14 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.90%) Tivoli
14 10 (6.90%) Middleware
14 10 (6.90%) Banking
14 10 (6.90%) SABSA
14 10 (6.90%) PCI DSS
15 9 (6.21%) FMCG
15 9 (6.21%) Information Assurance
15 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.21%) Vulnerability Management

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (1.38%) IIS
1 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.38%) Firewall
2 26 (17.93%) Network Security
3 9 (6.21%) Internet
4 7 (4.83%) EIGRP
5 6 (4.14%) VPN
5 6 (4.14%) LAN
6 5 (3.45%) WAN
7 4 (2.76%) BGP
7 4 (2.76%) IP Telephony
7 4 (2.76%) Extranet
7 4 (2.76%) MPLS
7 4 (2.76%) OSPF
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.76%) Multicast
8 3 (2.07%) IGRP
8 3 (2.07%) DMZ
8 3 (2.07%) DNS
9 2 (1.38%) NGN
9 2 (1.38%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) Big Data
2 2 (1.38%) DB2
2 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Retail
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
4 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) Middleware
2 6 (4.14%) XML
3 3 (2.07%) SOAP
4 2 (1.38%) .NET
4 2 (1.38%) J2EE
4 2 (1.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) Java EE
5 1 (0.69%) WSDL
5 1 (0.69%) JMS
5 1 (0.69%) XSD
5 1 (0.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) FMCG
2 8 (5.52%) CESG
3 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) PKI
5 4 (2.76%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.07%) SCADA
7 2 (1.38%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) RMADS
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) UNIX
3 2 (1.38%) VMS
3 2 (1.38%) Solaris
3 2 (1.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.38%) Android
3 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) zOS
4 1 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.52%) Security Architecture
2 30 (20.69%) Information Security
3 26 (17.93%) TOGAF
3 26 (17.93%) SIEM
4 24 (16.55%) Cyber Security
5 18 (12.41%) Identity Management
6 15 (10.34%) Security Testing
7 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.90%) SABSA
11 9 (6.21%) Information Assurance
11 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.52%) ITIL
12 8 (5.52%) Migration
12 8 (5.52%) Network Design
13 7 (4.83%) Zachman Framework
14 6 (4.14%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.83%) Java
2 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
2 2 (1.38%) C
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (25.52%) CISSP
2 24 (16.55%) CISM
3 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.52%) CISA
4 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.45%) CEH
5 5 (3.45%) Degree
6 3 (2.07%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.38%) CCNP
7 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CRISC
8 1 (0.69%) ISACA
8 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.69%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.69%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.07%) COBIT
4 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.69%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Nmap
3 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Cisco
2 15 (10.34%) SAP
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.83%) VMware
5 6 (4.14%) McAfee
5 6 (4.14%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.14%) Juniper
5 6 (4.14%) F5
6 4 (2.76%) Apple
6 4 (2.76%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.76%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.07%) Symantec
7 3 (2.07%) IBM
7 3 (2.07%) HP
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.69%) Splunk
8 1 (0.69%) Novell
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
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