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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 328 382 400
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 87 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 14
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£525 £470 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00
Security Architect
England

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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 19 £488 +7.73% 1
Uxbridge - 10 £550 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 72 (47.06%) Security Architecture
2 39 (25.49%) Information Security
3 35 (22.88%) Firewall
4 32 (20.92%) CISSP
5 30 (19.61%) Network Security
6 27 (17.65%) Cyber Security
7 26 (16.99%) Cisco
8 25 (16.34%) Finance
9 24 (15.69%) SIEM
10 22 (14.38%) Retail
10 22 (14.38%) TOGAF
11 19 (12.42%) Identity Management
12 18 (11.76%) CISM
13 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 16 (10.46%) Network Design
14 16 (10.46%) Security Testing
14 16 (10.46%) LAN
15 15 (9.80%) WAN
15 15 (9.80%) Telecoms
16 14 (9.15%) SAP
16 14 (9.15%) CheckPoint
16 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 14 (9.15%) Network Architecture
17 13 (8.50%) Internet
17 13 (8.50%) EIGRP
18 12 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 12 (7.84%) Information Assurance
19 11 (7.19%) Middleware
19 11 (7.19%) Windows

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (1.31%) IIS
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) SaaS
1 2 (1.31%) PaaS
1 2 (1.31%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.88%) Firewall
2 30 (19.61%) Network Security
3 16 (10.46%) LAN
4 15 (9.80%) WAN
5 13 (8.50%) Internet
5 13 (8.50%) EIGRP
6 10 (6.54%) OSPF
6 10 (6.54%) BGP
6 10 (6.54%) Extranet
7 8 (5.23%) MPLS
7 8 (5.23%) IP Telephony
8 7 (4.58%) Multicast
9 6 (3.92%) VPN
10 4 (2.61%) NGN
11 3 (1.96%) DNS
11 3 (1.96%) ATM
11 3 (1.96%) DMZ
11 3 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.96%) IGRP
12 2 (1.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) Big Data
2 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 22 (14.38%) Retail
3 15 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.96%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) Middleware
2 4 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (1.96%) SOAP
4 2 (1.31%) Web Services
4 2 (1.31%) .NET
4 2 (1.31%) J2EE
4 2 (1.31%) SAML
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) Java EE
5 1 (0.65%) HTML5
5 1 (0.65%) REST
5 1 (0.65%) XSD
5 1 (0.65%) JMS
5 1 (0.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) FMCG
2 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.23%) CESG
3 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.27%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (3.27%) SCADA
5 4 (2.61%) PKI
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.96%) User Experience
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.31%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.65%) PACS
8 1 (0.65%) RMADS
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.19%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) zOS
5 1 (0.65%) MVS
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.06%) Security Architecture
2 39 (25.49%) Information Security
3 27 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 24 (15.69%) SIEM
5 22 (14.38%) TOGAF
6 19 (12.42%) Identity Management
7 16 (10.46%) Security Testing
7 16 (10.46%) Network Design
8 14 (9.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (9.15%) Network Architecture
8 14 (9.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (7.84%) Information Assurance
9 12 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.88%) Migration
10 9 (5.88%) ITIL
10 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.23%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (4.58%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.92%) Java
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
2 1 (0.65%) C
2 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) CISSP
2 18 (11.76%) CISM
3 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.54%) CISA
5 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.58%) Degree
7 5 (3.27%) CEH
8 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.31%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.65%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.65%) CCNP
10 1 (0.65%) CCDP
10 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.65%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) Cisco
2 14 (9.15%) CheckPoint
2 14 (9.15%) SAP
3 8 (5.23%) F5
4 7 (4.58%) McAfee
5 6 (3.92%) Sourcefire
5 6 (3.92%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.27%) Oracle
6 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.27%) HP
7 4 (2.61%) VMware
7 4 (2.61%) Juniper
8 3 (1.96%) Symantec
9 2 (1.31%) Sybase
10 1 (0.65%) IBM
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.65%) BMC
10 1 (0.65%) Novell
10 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
London
Acumin
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 6 days ago