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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 335 332 327
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 56 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 31
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£569 £550 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £705 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £510 £439
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +16.30%
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 January 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 23 January 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 +14 14 £550 -7.56% 5
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 67 (47.52%) Security Architecture
2 37 (26.24%) Information Security
3 32 (22.70%) Finance
4 29 (20.57%) Network Security
5 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
6 24 (17.02%) Telecoms
6 24 (17.02%) Cisco
7 23 (16.31%) Firewall
8 22 (15.60%) Information Assurance
9 21 (14.89%) Cyber Security
10 20 (14.18%) TOGAF
11 18 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (12.77%) Internet
12 17 (12.06%) LAN
12 17 (12.06%) CISSP
12 17 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (12.06%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (12.06%) Retail
13 16 (11.35%) Network Design
13 16 (11.35%) WAN
13 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
13 16 (11.35%) SIEM
14 15 (10.64%) Network Architecture
14 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
15 14 (9.93%) Banking
15 14 (9.93%) Degree
15 14 (9.93%) CISM
15 14 (9.93%) PCI DSS
16 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.22%) OSPF

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) SaaS
1 5 (3.55%) PaaS
1 5 (3.55%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.57%) Network Security
2 23 (16.31%) Firewall
3 18 (12.77%) Internet
4 17 (12.06%) LAN
5 16 (11.35%) WAN
6 13 (9.22%) OSPF
6 13 (9.22%) BGP
6 13 (9.22%) EIGRP
7 12 (8.51%) Extranet
8 8 (5.67%) IP Telephony
8 8 (5.67%) MPLS
9 7 (4.96%) Multicast
10 5 (3.55%) ATM
10 5 (3.55%) NGN
11 4 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.71%) VPN
13 1 (0.71%) NetScreen
13 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.42%) Big Data
2 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 24 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 17 (12.06%) Retail
4 14 (9.93%) Banking
5 7 (4.96%) Legal
5 7 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.55%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Web Services
1 3 (2.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.42%) JSP
3 1 (0.71%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.09%) CESG
3 9 (6.38%) Mobile Computing
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.55%) PKI
5 5 (3.55%) SCADA
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.84%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.84%) Physics
6 4 (2.84%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.13%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.42%) RMADS
8 2 (1.42%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.71%) PACS
9 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Windows
2 4 (2.84%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) UNIX
3 1 (0.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) Security Architecture
2 37 (26.24%) Information Security
3 22 (15.60%) Information Assurance
4 21 (14.89%) Cyber Security
5 20 (14.18%) TOGAF
6 18 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (12.06%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (11.35%) Network Design
8 16 (11.35%) SIEM
9 15 (10.64%) Network Architecture
10 12 (8.51%) SABSA
10 12 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.80%) Data Security
12 10 (7.09%) Migration
12 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.96%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.96%) ITIL
14 7 (4.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.71%) C
1 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.06%) CISSP
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
3 14 (9.93%) CISM
4 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.96%) CISA
6 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.13%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.42%) ISACA
8 2 (1.42%) GCED
8 2 (1.42%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.42%) GSEC
9 1 (0.71%) CEH
9 1 (0.71%) MBCS
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
9 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.93%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.09%) COBIT
4 2 (1.42%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (17.02%) Cisco
2 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
3 7 (4.96%) McAfee
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.26%) F5
5 5 (3.55%) Sourcefire
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle
5 5 (3.55%) HP
5 5 (3.55%) Splunk
5 5 (3.55%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.84%) Symantec
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (1.42%) Dell
8 1 (0.71%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.71%) BT
8 1 (0.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Juniper
8 1 (0.71%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
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