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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 292 344 329
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 117 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 58
Average daily rate £575 £550 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 6 £588 +2.17% 6
Canary Wharf - 2 £438 -
Croydon -10 1 £600 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Ealing - 1 £450 -
Hammersmith - 1 £575 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 91 (42.52%) Security Architecture
2 63 (29.44%) CISSP
3 60 (28.04%) Information Security
4 54 (25.23%) Windows
5 50 (23.36%) Security Cleared
6 49 (22.90%) Finance
7 45 (21.03%) Firewall
8 41 (19.16%) CISM
8 41 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 40 (18.69%) Oracle
10 39 (18.22%) SC Cleared
10 39 (18.22%) Identity Access Management
11 37 (17.29%) TOGAF
12 36 (16.82%) SIEM
13 34 (15.89%) Vulnerability Management
13 34 (15.89%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (15.89%) Network Security
14 33 (15.42%) SABSA
15 32 (14.95%) Risk Management
16 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
17 29 (13.55%) Unix
18 28 (13.08%) Linux
19 27 (12.62%) Degree
20 25 (11.68%) Active Directory
21 24 (11.21%) Cisco
22 23 (10.75%) CheckPoint
23 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
24 20 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
24 20 (9.35%) PCI DSS
25 18 (8.41%) WAN

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (5.14%) IIS
1 11 (5.14%) MS Exchange
1 11 (5.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.74%) iPlanet
2 8 (3.74%) MQSeries
2 8 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
2 4 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) BusinessWare
1 8 (3.74%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.40%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.74%) IaaS
4 4 (1.87%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.03%) Firewall
2 34 (15.89%) Network Security
3 18 (8.41%) WAN
4 17 (7.94%) LAN
5 12 (5.61%) VPN
6 10 (4.67%) MPLS
7 9 (4.21%) VLAN
8 8 (3.74%) SAN
9 5 (2.34%) Internet
9 5 (2.34%) Wireless
10 4 (1.87%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.87%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.87%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.40%) SMTP
11 3 (1.40%) SNMP
11 3 (1.40%) SSL
12 2 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.47%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.67%) DB2
2 8 (3.74%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (2.80%) Big Data
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.40%) Metasploit
1 3 (1.40%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 49 (22.90%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Banking
3 7 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.34%) International Banking
5 4 (1.87%) Games
5 4 (1.87%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.21%) Web Services
2 8 (3.74%) MSMQ
3 4 (1.87%) Ajax
4 3 (1.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
5 1 (0.47%) PKINIT
5 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.48%) Cryptography
3 16 (7.48%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.48%) PKI
4 9 (4.21%) FMCG
5 8 (3.74%) AS400
6 5 (2.34%) CESG
6 5 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) Online Games
9 2 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.23%) Windows
2 29 (13.55%) Unix
3 28 (13.08%) Linux
4 12 (5.61%) Solaris
5 9 (4.21%) AIX
6 8 (3.74%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.74%) zOS
7 3 (1.40%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.93%) MVS
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.52%) Security Architecture
2 60 (28.04%) Information Security
3 39 (18.22%) Identity Access Management
4 37 (17.29%) TOGAF
5 36 (16.82%) SIEM
6 34 (15.89%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (15.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (15.42%) SABSA
8 32 (14.95%) Risk Management
9 17 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (7.94%) Identity Management
9 17 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (7.01%) Project Management
11 14 (6.54%) ITIL
11 14 (6.54%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (6.54%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (6.07%) Analytics
12 13 (6.07%) SDLC
13 11 (5.14%) Open Source
13 11 (5.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.67%) C
2 9 (4.21%) SQL
3 7 (3.27%) Java
4 2 (0.93%) Perl
4 2 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) AWK
5 1 (0.47%) Lua
5 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) sed
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (29.44%) CISSP
2 50 (23.36%) Security Cleared
3 41 (19.16%) CISM
4 39 (18.22%) SC Cleared
5 27 (12.62%) Degree
6 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.67%) CCSP
8 9 (4.21%) CCNA
9 8 (3.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (2.80%) CCSA
10 6 (2.80%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.34%) CCIE
11 5 (2.34%) CISA
12 4 (1.87%) CEH
12 4 (1.87%) CLAS
12 4 (1.87%) ISSAP
12 4 (1.87%) SANS
13 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (9.35%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.34%) COBIT
5 4 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.87%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.93%) BS25999
7 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.47%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.47%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.21%) vSphere
4 9 (4.21%) XenServer
5 8 (3.74%) ClearTrust
6 3 (1.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.87%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.40%) Ettercap
3 3 (1.40%) Nmap
4 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) OPNET
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (18.69%) Oracle
2 30 (14.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.21%) Cisco
4 23 (10.75%) CheckPoint
5 17 (7.94%) VMware
6 15 (7.01%) IBM
7 10 (4.67%) Citrix
8 9 (4.21%) Brocade
8 9 (4.21%) Juniper
8 9 (4.21%) SAP
9 8 (3.74%) BEA
9 8 (3.74%) CA
9 8 (3.74%) Vitria
10 7 (3.27%) Symantec
11 6 (2.80%) Varonis
12 5 (2.34%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.34%) F5
12 5 (2.34%) HP
12 5 (2.34%) NetApp
13 4 (1.87%) Dell
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