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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 323 340 334
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 89 49 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 58
Average daily rate £545 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £534
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.72% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Vacancies
City of London -5 21 £475 +18.75% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (39.16%) Security Architecture
2 40 (27.97%) CISSP
3 34 (23.78%) Firewall
3 34 (23.78%) Network Security
4 33 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 32 (22.38%) Information Security
6 29 (20.28%) CISM
7 23 (16.08%) Cisco
8 20 (13.99%) Finance
9 19 (13.29%) Banking
10 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
10 17 (11.89%) SIEM
11 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
12 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
13 14 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
14 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (9.09%) SABSA
15 12 (8.39%) PCI DSS
15 12 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (8.39%) Android
16 11 (7.69%) Cyber Security
16 11 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
17 10 (6.99%) PKI
18 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
18 9 (6.29%) Cryptography
18 9 (6.29%) VMware
18 9 (6.29%) IBM
18 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
18 9 (6.29%) Tivoli

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.10%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.78%) Firewall
1 34 (23.78%) Network Security
2 12 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (5.59%) VPN
4 7 (4.90%) Internet
5 6 (4.20%) LDAP
6 5 (3.50%) Wireless
6 5 (3.50%) DNS
6 5 (3.50%) DMZ
7 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
7 4 (2.80%) LAN
7 4 (2.80%) 3GPP
7 4 (2.80%) WAN
7 4 (2.80%) OSPF
7 4 (2.80%) BGP
7 4 (2.80%) SSL
8 3 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.10%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (2.10%) TACACS
8 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) DB2
2 3 (2.10%) Big Data
3 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Retail
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) German Language
6 2 (1.40%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) XML
2 4 (2.80%) Middleware
3 3 (2.10%) OAuth
3 3 (2.10%) SAML
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.99%) PKI
3 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.29%) Cryptography
4 8 (5.59%) CESG
5 7 (4.90%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.80%) RMADS
7 3 (2.10%) FMCG
7 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.10%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.10%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Android
2 9 (6.29%) VMS
3 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.50%) Windows
5 3 (2.10%) UNIX
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.16%) Security Architecture
2 33 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 32 (22.38%) Information Security
4 17 (11.89%) Risk Management
4 17 (11.89%) SIEM
5 14 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (9.09%) SABSA
7 11 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 11 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (5.59%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (4.90%) Use Case
9 7 (4.90%) Identity Management
9 7 (4.90%) Network Design
9 7 (4.90%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.20%) Project Management
10 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.50%) Security Testing
11 5 (3.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.29%) Java
2 8 (5.59%) Objective-C
3 2 (1.40%) C
4 1 (0.70%) C++
4 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.97%) CISSP
2 29 (20.28%) CISM
3 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.50%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.80%) CISA
6 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.10%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.70%) CCDE
8 1 (0.70%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.70%) CRISC
8 1 (0.70%) ISACA
8 1 (0.70%) GIAC
8 1 (0.70%) CCSA
8 1 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (16.08%) Cisco
2 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.29%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) IBM
4 8 (5.59%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.20%) Juniper
6 5 (3.50%) F5
6 5 (3.50%) McAfee
7 4 (2.80%) Apple
7 4 (2.80%) Nokia
7 4 (2.80%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.10%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.10%) Aruba
8 3 (2.10%) Novell
8 3 (2.10%) SAP
9 2 (1.40%) Facebook
10 1 (0.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.70%) Actimize
10 1 (0.70%) IronPort
10 1 (0.70%) Splunk
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 26 days ago