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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 359 348 378
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 66 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 24
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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
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 -3 16 £475 -2.56% 2
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 58 (42.34%) Security Architecture
2 41 (29.93%) CISSP
3 40 (29.20%) Information Security
4 32 (23.36%) TOGAF
5 27 (19.71%) CISM
6 24 (17.52%) Finance
7 23 (16.79%) SABSA
8 21 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (13.87%) Firewall
9 19 (13.87%) Cyber Security
9 19 (13.87%) IaaS
9 19 (13.87%) PaaS
10 17 (12.41%) SIEM
11 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (10.95%) Information Assurance
13 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
14 13 (9.49%) PKI
14 13 (9.49%) Banking
15 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
15 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
15 12 (8.76%) Big Data
16 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
16 11 (8.03%) VMware
16 11 (8.03%) Oracle
17 10 (7.30%) PCI DSS
17 10 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (7.30%) Kalman Filter
17 10 (7.30%) Vulnerability Management
18 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (6.57%) Network Security

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (1.46%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.87%) PaaS
1 19 (13.87%) IaaS
2 10 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Taleo
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) Firewall
2 9 (6.57%) Network Security
3 5 (3.65%) Internet
3 5 (3.65%) VLAN
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.19%) SAN
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.46%) SSL
5 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.73%) LDAP
6 1 (0.73%) SMS
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
6 1 (0.73%) 3G
6 1 (0.73%) MPLS
6 1 (0.73%) SS7
6 1 (0.73%) 4G
6 1 (0.73%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) IPsec
6 1 (0.73%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Big Data
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Publishing
5 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) International Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) JSP
2 1 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) PKI
2 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) RMADS
5 4 (2.92%) CESG
5 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.46%) Economics
6 2 (1.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.73%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.73%) BYOD
7 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Windows
2 3 (2.19%) UNIX
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) Security Architecture
2 40 (29.20%) Information Security
3 32 (23.36%) TOGAF
4 23 (16.79%) SABSA
5 19 (13.87%) Cyber Security
6 17 (12.41%) SIEM
7 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (10.95%) Information Assurance
9 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (8.76%) Data Protection
11 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.30%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (7.30%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (6.57%) Identity Management
14 6 (4.38%) Security Management
14 6 (4.38%) ITIL
14 6 (4.38%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (4.38%) Security Testing
15 5 (3.65%) ERP
15 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.73%) C++
1 1 (0.73%) Java
1 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (29.93%) CISSP
2 27 (19.71%) CISM
3 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.84%) CISA
5 7 (5.11%) CCSA
5 7 (5.11%) CCNA
5 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.11%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.65%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) PMP
7 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.46%) SSCP
7 2 (1.46%) GIAC
8 1 (0.73%) PhD
8 1 (0.73%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.73%) GCED
8 1 (0.73%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.30%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.57%) COBIT
4 6 (4.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.65%) HIPAA
6 4 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (2.19%) CESG Infosec
7 3 (2.19%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) XenApp
2 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (8.03%) Oracle
1 11 (8.03%) VMware
2 4 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (2.92%) CA
3 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.19%) Cisco
3 3 (2.19%) ScanSafe
3 3 (2.19%) BT
3 3 (2.19%) Prolexic
4 2 (1.46%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.46%) FireEye
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.46%) Dell
5 1 (0.73%) Citrix
5 1 (0.73%) Symantec
5 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.73%) NetApp
5 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.73%) Splunk
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