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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 334 364 323
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 75 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 41
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£550 £550 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £658 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £483 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 18 £550 -1.34% 5
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (46.91%) Security Architecture
2 44 (27.16%) Information Security
3 35 (21.60%) Finance
4 31 (19.14%) Network Security
5 30 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 30 (18.52%) Firewall
6 29 (17.90%) Cisco
7 27 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 24 (14.81%) Information Assurance
9 23 (14.20%) Internet
10 22 (13.58%) Retail
11 21 (12.96%) Network Design
11 21 (12.96%) CISSP
11 21 (12.96%) LAN
11 21 (12.96%) Cyber Security
12 20 (12.35%) SIEM
13 19 (11.73%) CheckPoint
13 19 (11.73%) WAN
14 18 (11.11%) Network Architecture
15 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
16 16 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (9.26%) Management Information System
17 15 (9.26%) Extranet
17 15 (9.26%) OSPF
17 15 (9.26%) BGP
17 15 (9.26%) EIGRP
18 14 (8.64%) Banking
19 13 (8.02%) PCI DSS
19 13 (8.02%) SC Cleared

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.62%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) IaaS
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
1 5 (3.09%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) Network Security
2 30 (18.52%) Firewall
3 23 (14.20%) Internet
4 21 (12.96%) LAN
5 19 (11.73%) WAN
6 15 (9.26%) Extranet
6 15 (9.26%) OSPF
6 15 (9.26%) BGP
6 15 (9.26%) EIGRP
7 11 (6.79%) MPLS
7 11 (6.79%) IP Telephony
8 10 (6.17%) Multicast
9 5 (3.09%) ATM
9 5 (3.09%) NGN
10 4 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.23%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.62%) VPN
12 1 (0.62%) NetScreen
12 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) Big Data
2 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 22 (13.58%) Retail
4 14 (8.64%) Banking
5 7 (4.32%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.32%) Legal
6 5 (3.09%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) Middleware
2 3 (1.85%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) JSP
3 2 (1.23%) J2EE
4 1 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) SOAP
4 1 (0.62%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.02%) CESG
3 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.70%) FMCG
4 6 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.09%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.09%) SCADA
6 4 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.47%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.47%) PKI
6 4 (2.47%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.23%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.23%) RMADS
8 2 (1.23%) Physics
8 2 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.62%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.32%) Windows
2 5 (3.09%) UNIX
3 4 (2.47%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) zOS
5 1 (0.62%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Security Architecture
2 44 (27.16%) Information Security
3 24 (14.81%) Information Assurance
4 21 (12.96%) Network Design
4 21 (12.96%) Cyber Security
5 20 (12.35%) SIEM
6 18 (11.11%) Network Architecture
7 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
8 16 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (8.02%) Migration
10 12 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (6.79%) Identity Management
11 11 (6.79%) Data Security
12 10 (6.17%) Network Management
13 9 (5.56%) SABSA
14 8 (4.94%) Security Testing
14 8 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) C
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.96%) CISSP
3 13 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.41%) CISM
5 9 (5.56%) Degree
6 7 (4.32%) CISA
7 6 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.85%) CEH
9 2 (1.23%) ISACA
9 2 (1.23%) GCED
9 2 (1.23%) CSSLP
9 2 (1.23%) GSEC
10 1 (0.62%) ISEB
10 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.62%) MBCS
10 1 (0.62%) CITP
10 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.02%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.32%) COBIT
4 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (17.90%) Cisco
2 19 (11.73%) CheckPoint
3 9 (5.56%) F5
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.32%) McAfee
4 7 (4.32%) Sourcefire
5 6 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.70%) SAP
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle
6 5 (3.09%) HP
7 4 (2.47%) Symantec
7 4 (2.47%) Juniper
8 3 (1.85%) VMware
8 3 (1.85%) Splunk
9 2 (1.23%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) Dell
10 1 (0.62%) IBM
10 1 (0.62%) BMC
10 1 (0.62%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
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