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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 348 338 365
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 58 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 28
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £506 £480
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +1 11 £500 - 3
Feltham - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 55 (44.35%) Security Architecture
2 36 (29.03%) CISSP
3 34 (27.42%) Information Security
4 29 (23.39%) TOGAF
5 24 (19.35%) CISM
6 23 (18.55%) Finance
6 23 (18.55%) Cyber Security
7 22 (17.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (16.94%) SABSA
9 17 (13.71%) Firewall
10 16 (12.90%) IaaS
10 16 (12.90%) PaaS
11 15 (12.10%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (11.29%) Banking
12 14 (11.29%) Degree
13 13 (10.48%) Information Assurance
14 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
14 12 (9.68%) SIEM
14 12 (9.68%) COBIT
14 12 (9.68%) PKI
15 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
16 10 (8.06%) Big Data
16 10 (8.06%) VMware
17 9 (7.26%) Network Security
17 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
18 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
18 8 (6.45%) Data Protection
18 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
18 8 (6.45%) CISA

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (4.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.90%) PaaS
1 16 (12.90%) IaaS
2 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Taleo
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) Firewall
2 9 (7.26%) Network Security
3 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) VLAN
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.42%) SAN
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.61%) SSL
5 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.81%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) 3G
6 1 (0.81%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) SS7
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) IPsec
6 1 (0.81%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) International Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) JSP
2 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) PKI
2 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.03%) RMADS
5 4 (3.23%) CESG
6 3 (2.42%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.42%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.61%) Economics
7 2 (1.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) Physics
8 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Security Architecture
2 34 (27.42%) Information Security
3 29 (23.39%) TOGAF
4 23 (18.55%) Cyber Security
5 21 (16.94%) SABSA
6 15 (12.10%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (10.48%) Information Assurance
8 12 (9.68%) SIEM
9 11 (8.87%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.65%) Identity Management
12 6 (4.84%) ITIL
12 6 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (4.03%) OWASP
13 5 (4.03%) Security Management
13 5 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
14 4 (3.23%) Security Testing
14 4 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) C++
1 2 (1.61%) Java
1 2 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) CISSP
2 24 (19.35%) CISM
3 14 (11.29%) Degree
4 12 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.45%) ISSAP
5 8 (6.45%) CISA
6 3 (2.42%) CCNA
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.42%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.42%) CCSA
7 2 (1.61%) GIAC
7 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) PMP
7 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.81%) PhD
8 1 (0.81%) GSEC
8 1 (0.81%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.81%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.68%) COBIT
3 7 (5.65%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.03%) HIPAA
6 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (2.42%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (2.42%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) XenApp
2 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) VMware
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) CA
3 4 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (2.42%) ScanSafe
4 3 (2.42%) BT
4 3 (2.42%) Prolexic
4 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.61%) Dell
5 2 (1.61%) Splunk
5 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Symantec
6 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.81%) NetApp
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