The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 269 354 350
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 167 83 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 65 70
Median daily rate £600 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.26%
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 19 £525 +2.73% 13
Bromley - 2 £700 -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 117 (32.14%) Security Architecture
2 96 (26.37%) Information Security
3 90 (24.73%) Firewall
4 88 (24.18%) CISSP
5 70 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 67 (18.41%) Security Cleared
7 66 (18.13%) Finance
8 57 (15.66%) Network Security
9 55 (15.11%) SC Cleared
9 55 (15.11%) Cybersecurity
9 55 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
11 43 (11.81%) SIEM
12 40 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (10.99%) CISM
13 39 (10.71%) Juniper
14 35 (9.62%) SABSA
15 33 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 32 (8.79%) PKI
17 31 (8.52%) IaaS
17 31 (8.52%) PCI DSS
17 31 (8.52%) CESG
18 30 (8.24%) Network Design
18 30 (8.24%) SaaS
19 29 (7.97%) PaaS
19 29 (7.97%) Risk Management
19 29 (7.97%) Cisco
20 28 (7.69%) Banking
20 28 (7.69%) Data Centre
21 27 (7.42%) F5

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.47%) OpenStack
1 9 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.37%) Apache
3 3 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.55%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.52%) IaaS
4 30 (8.24%) SaaS
5 29 (7.97%) PaaS
6 14 (3.85%) Office 365
7 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.82%) Yammer
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.27%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 90 (24.73%) Firewall
2 57 (15.66%) Network Security
3 24 (6.59%) Internet
4 23 (6.32%) IPsec
4 23 (6.32%) LAN
4 23 (6.32%) WAN
5 21 (5.77%) LDAP
6 14 (3.85%) Wireless
7 9 (2.47%) MPLS
8 8 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.20%) VPN
9 7 (1.92%) VoIP
10 5 (1.37%) DMZ
10 5 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (1.10%) CTI
11 4 (1.10%) HTTP
12 3 (0.82%) DNS
12 3 (0.82%) SSL
12 3 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.67%) Big Data
2 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 66 (18.13%) Finance
2 28 (7.69%) Banking
3 19 (5.22%) Retail
4 18 (4.95%) Legal
5 17 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.10%) Law
7 3 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.02%) Web Services
2 5 (1.37%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) OAuth
3 3 (0.82%) REST
3 3 (0.82%) RESTful
3 3 (0.82%) SAML
4 2 (0.55%) JAAS
4 2 (0.55%) Middleware
4 2 (0.55%) OpenID
4 2 (0.55%) SOAP
4 2 (0.55%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) CSS3
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) J2EE
5 1 (0.27%) JSON
5 1 (0.27%) Spring
5 1 (0.27%) WAP
5 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.79%) PKI
2 31 (8.52%) CESG
3 28 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.32%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.95%) YubiKey
6 15 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.75%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (2.75%) Freedom of Information
7 10 (2.75%) Freedom of Information Act
8 9 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.92%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.65%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.10%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.22%) Windows
2 6 (1.65%) Unix
3 4 (1.10%) Linux
4 2 (0.55%) AIX
4 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.14%) Security Architecture
2 96 (26.37%) Information Security
3 70 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 55 (15.11%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (11.81%) SIEM
6 35 (9.62%) SABSA
7 30 (8.24%) Network Design
8 29 (7.97%) Risk Management
9 26 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 26 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
10 24 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (6.32%) Load Balancing
12 21 (5.77%) Change Management
12 21 (5.77%) Data Protection
13 19 (5.22%) ITIL
13 19 (5.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 18 (4.95%) Data Security
14 18 (4.95%) Security Operations
14 18 (4.95%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.20%) Java
1 8 (2.20%) SQL
2 3 (0.82%) Python
3 2 (0.55%) C#
3 2 (0.55%) Delphi
3 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.55%) Perl
3 2 (0.55%) Ruby
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) C++
4 1 (0.27%) Groovy
4 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (24.18%) CISSP
2 67 (18.41%) Security Cleared
3 55 (15.11%) SC Cleared
4 40 (10.99%) CISM
5 23 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (6.32%) JNCIS
6 21 (5.77%) JNCIA
7 20 (5.49%) CESG Certified Professional
8 16 (4.40%) CLAS
9 15 (4.12%) CISA
10 13 (3.57%) Degree
11 11 (3.02%) CCNP
11 11 (3.02%) CRISC
12 10 (2.75%) CCIE
12 10 (2.75%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.75%) ISSAP
13 7 (1.92%) CEH
14 6 (1.65%) CCNA
15 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (8.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.65%) COBIT
4 5 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.55%) QA
6 2 (0.55%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 15 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.27%) Snort
4 1 (0.27%) vCloud
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.82%) Puppet
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
3 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.27%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.27%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (10.71%) Juniper
2 29 (7.97%) Cisco
3 27 (7.42%) F5
4 26 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 23 (6.32%) Aerohive Networks
6 22 (6.04%) Microsoft
7 17 (4.67%) CheckPoint
7 17 (4.67%) VMware
8 14 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 11 (3.02%) SAP
10 7 (1.92%) Oracle
10 7 (1.92%) Symantec
11 6 (1.65%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.65%) Splunk
11 6 (1.65%) Varonis
12 5 (1.37%) Google
12 5 (1.37%) HP
12 5 (1.37%) IBM
12 5 (1.37%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.37%) LogRhythm
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