The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 315 390 360
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -30
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 100 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 33
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£520 £510 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £725 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
Security Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architecture across the London region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the London region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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 +42 27 £513 +32.25% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 60 (30.46%) Firewall
2 57 (28.93%) Information Security
3 42 (21.32%) CISSP
4 37 (18.78%) Cisco
5 33 (16.75%) CISM
6 32 (16.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (15.23%) TOGAF
8 29 (14.72%) SIEM
9 26 (13.20%) Windows
9 26 (13.20%) Cyber Security
10 25 (12.69%) Security Cleared
11 24 (12.18%) Network Security
11 24 (12.18%) CESG
12 21 (10.66%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
12 21 (10.66%) Juniper
12 21 (10.66%) Information Assurance
13 20 (10.15%) SC Cleared
13 20 (10.15%) Wireless
13 20 (10.15%) Banking
14 19 (9.64%) Business Continuity
14 19 (9.64%) SSL
14 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 19 (9.64%) F5
15 18 (9.14%) Active Directory
15 18 (9.14%) CheckPoint
15 18 (9.14%) BCP
15 18 (9.14%) Identity Management
16 17 (8.63%) CISA
16 17 (8.63%) Middleware

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.03%) IIS
2 4 (2.03%) Liferay
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.03%) Node.js
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
1 2 (1.02%) PaaS
1 2 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.46%) Firewall
2 24 (12.18%) Network Security
3 20 (10.15%) Wireless
4 19 (9.64%) SSL
5 15 (7.61%) VPN
6 11 (5.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (4.06%) Internet
8 6 (3.05%) DNS
8 6 (3.05%) WAN
8 6 (3.05%) DMZ
9 4 (2.03%) LDAP
9 4 (2.03%) LAN
10 3 (1.52%) Multicast
11 2 (1.02%) NGN
12 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.51%) IGRP
12 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.51%) VLAN
12 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (10.15%) Banking
2 13 (6.60%) Finance
3 7 (3.55%) Retail
4 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.03%) Publishing
5 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 95 (48.22%) Architect
2 63 (31.98%) Security Architect
3 27 (13.71%) Security Engineer
4 20 (10.15%) Analyst
4 20 (10.15%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (9.64%) Security Analyst
6 18 (9.14%) Consultant
7 15 (7.61%) Project Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.58%) Senior Architect
8 11 (5.58%) Security Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Information Manager
9 10 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (5.08%) Information Architect
9 10 (5.08%) Security Consultant
10 9 (4.57%) IT Security Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) CLAS Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.63%) Middleware
2 14 (7.11%) .NET
3 8 (4.06%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.05%) Web Services
5 5 (2.54%) XML
5 5 (2.54%) JSON
6 4 (2.03%) WCF
6 4 (2.03%) WF
6 4 (2.03%) LINQ
6 4 (2.03%) jQuery
6 4 (2.03%) HTML5
6 4 (2.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (2.03%) HTML
6 4 (2.03%) XSD
6 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.03%) CSS
7 3 (1.52%) XSLT
8 2 (1.02%) SOAP
8 2 (1.02%) J2EE
8 2 (1.02%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.18%) CESG
2 16 (8.12%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.58%) RMADS
4 9 (4.57%) FMCG
5 5 (2.54%) PKI
6 3 (1.52%) Statistics
6 3 (1.52%) Replication
6 3 (1.52%) GIS
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.02%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.51%) Java Card
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.51%) Open Source
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.20%) Windows
2 14 (7.11%) UNIX
3 11 (5.58%) Linux
4 5 (2.54%) Android
5 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.52%) AIX
6 3 (1.52%) VMS
7 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.93%) Information Security
2 30 (15.23%) TOGAF
3 29 (14.72%) SIEM
4 26 (13.20%) Cyber Security
5 21 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
5 21 (10.66%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (10.66%) Information Assurance
6 19 (9.64%) Business Continuity
7 18 (9.14%) Identity Management
7 18 (9.14%) BCP
8 17 (8.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (8.63%) Business Continuity Planning
9 16 (8.12%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.61%) UML
10 15 (7.61%) Security Testing
11 14 (7.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.60%) ITIL
13 12 (6.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.61%) Java
2 6 (3.05%) SQL
3 5 (2.54%) C
4 4 (2.03%) C++
5 3 (1.52%) Perl
6 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (21.32%) CISSP
2 33 (16.75%) CISM
3 25 (12.69%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.15%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.63%) CISA
6 12 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.08%) Degree
8 3 (1.52%) ISACA
8 3 (1.52%) GIAC
9 2 (1.02%) GSEC
9 2 (1.02%) CEH
9 2 (1.02%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.02%) CCIE
9 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.51%) CRISC
10 1 (0.51%) CCNP
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) ISEB
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) BS25999
5 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (5.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.03%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (18.78%) Cisco
2 21 (10.66%) Juniper
3 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.64%) F5
4 18 (9.14%) CheckPoint
5 17 (8.63%) SAP
6 10 (5.08%) Gemalto
6 10 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark
7 9 (4.57%) Oracle
8 7 (3.55%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.55%) Websense
8 7 (3.55%) Ruckus Wireless
9 6 (3.05%) HP
10 5 (2.54%) IBM
11 4 (2.03%) NetApp
11 4 (2.03%) Symantec
11 4 (2.03%) Varonis
12 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.52%) Lumension
12 3 (1.52%) Trustwave
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