The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 331 380 367
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 75 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 38
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Architect
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 10 £488 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (44.38%) Security Architecture
2 42 (26.25%) Firewall
3 41 (25.63%) CISSP
4 37 (23.13%) TOGAF
5 33 (20.63%) Network Security
6 30 (18.75%) Information Security
7 28 (17.50%) CISM
7 28 (17.50%) SIEM
8 26 (16.25%) Cisco
9 25 (15.63%) Finance
10 23 (14.38%) Cyber Security
11 19 (11.88%) Identity Management
12 15 (9.38%) Banking
12 15 (9.38%) Tivoli
12 15 (9.38%) SABSA
12 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
12 15 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (8.75%) Java
13 14 (8.75%) SAP
14 13 (8.13%) Retail
14 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
14 13 (8.13%) PCI DSS
15 12 (7.50%) XML
16 11 (6.88%) Internet
16 11 (6.88%) Zachman Framework
16 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
16 11 (6.88%) Security Testing
17 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 10 (6.25%) Network Design

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (2.50%) IIS
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.25%) Firewall
2 33 (20.63%) Network Security
3 11 (6.88%) Internet
4 9 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.38%) EIGRP
6 6 (3.75%) VPN
6 6 (3.75%) LAN
7 5 (3.13%) WAN
8 4 (2.50%) Multicast
8 4 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.50%) MPLS
8 4 (2.50%) OSPF
8 4 (2.50%) BGP
8 4 (2.50%) Extranet
9 3 (1.88%) DMZ
9 3 (1.88%) IGRP
9 3 (1.88%) DNS
10 2 (1.25%) NGN
10 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) DB2
2 2 (1.25%) Big Data
2 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 13 (8.13%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.50%) XML
2 9 (5.63%) Middleware
3 3 (1.88%) SOAP
4 2 (1.25%) SAML
4 2 (1.25%) .NET
4 2 (1.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.63%) WSDL
5 1 (0.63%) JMS
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) XSD
5 1 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) MapReduce
5 1 (0.63%) HTML5
5 1 (0.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 9 (5.63%) PKI
5 8 (5.00%) FMCG
5 8 (5.00%) CESG
6 5 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.25%) Open Source
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) PACS
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) RMADS
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.25%) Windows
2 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.63%) Android
3 7 (4.38%) VMS
4 4 (2.50%) UNIX
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) zOS
6 1 (0.63%) MVS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.38%) Security Architecture
2 37 (23.13%) TOGAF
3 30 (18.75%) Information Security
4 28 (17.50%) SIEM
5 23 (14.38%) Cyber Security
6 19 (11.88%) Identity Management
7 15 (9.38%) SABSA
7 15 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (6.88%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (6.88%) Security Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (6.25%) Network Design
10 10 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (6.25%) ITIL
11 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.63%) Reverse Engineering
12 8 (5.00%) Migration
13 7 (4.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) Java
2 9 (5.63%) Objective-C
3 3 (1.88%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (25.63%) CISSP
2 28 (17.50%) CISM
3 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.38%) CISA
4 7 (4.38%) Degree
5 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) ISSAP
7 4 (2.50%) CEH
8 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.25%) CCIE
9 2 (1.25%) CCNP
10 1 (0.63%) MCSE
10 1 (0.63%) MCSA
10 1 (0.63%) CCDP
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CCSA
10 1 (0.63%) CCSE
10 1 (0.63%) CRISC
10 1 (0.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.50%) COBIT
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) Cisco
2 14 (8.75%) SAP
3 8 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (5.00%) IBM
4 7 (4.38%) Juniper
4 7 (4.38%) VMware
4 7 (4.38%) F5
5 6 (3.75%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.50%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.50%) McAfee
7 4 (2.50%) Apple
8 3 (1.88%) Novell
8 3 (1.88%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle
9 1 (0.63%) Symantec
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix
9 1 (0.63%) BT
9 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
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