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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 317 342 338
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 115 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 66
Average daily rate £600 £575 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £485 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £503
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.63% -
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
19264 18102 18798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.69% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12630 13342
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 263 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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 +44 13 £638 +25.92% 13
Canary Wharf - 2 £625 -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Westminster -13 1 £625 +0.80%
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 104 (39.54%) CISSP
2 69 (26.24%) Information Security
3 56 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (20.53%) Risk Management
4 54 (20.53%) Finance
4 54 (20.53%) Cybersecurity
5 51 (19.39%) CISM
6 49 (18.63%) Security Cleared
7 45 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 43 (16.35%) Firewall
8 43 (16.35%) Windows
8 43 (16.35%) SC Cleared
9 41 (15.59%) Network Security
10 39 (14.83%) Degree
11 38 (14.45%) TOGAF
11 38 (14.45%) Management Information System
12 35 (13.31%) Unix
13 33 (12.55%) Vulnerability Management
14 31 (11.79%) Scrum
15 29 (11.03%) Microsoft
16 28 (10.65%) SABSA
16 28 (10.65%) CLAS
17 27 (10.27%) Java
18 25 (9.51%) Oracle
19 24 (9.13%) Active Directory
20 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
21 22 (8.37%) Data Protection
21 22 (8.37%) Information Assurance
22 21 (7.98%) Amazon AWS

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (6.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (2.28%) IIS
2 6 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 2 (0.76%) iPlanet
3 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.76%) Mule
3 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
3 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.38%) Node.js
4 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.52%) MS Office
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.76%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.76%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.42%) IaaS
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
4 3 (1.14%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.76%) Office 365
5 2 (0.76%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.35%) Firewall
2 41 (15.59%) Network Security
3 19 (7.22%) Internet
4 12 (4.56%) WAN
5 11 (4.18%) LAN
5 11 (4.18%) VPN
6 9 (3.42%) IPsec
6 9 (3.42%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.66%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (2.66%) Wireless
8 6 (2.28%) DNS
9 5 (1.90%) BGP
9 5 (1.90%) DHCP
9 5 (1.90%) DMZ
9 5 (1.90%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (1.90%) OSPF
9 5 (1.90%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (1.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.52%) Big Data
3 2 (0.76%) DB2
3 2 (0.76%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.76%) JIRA
1 2 (0.76%) Subversion
1 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 54 (20.53%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Legal
3 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.04%) Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Retail
6 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.52%) Games
7 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.14%) Advertising
8 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.76%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (63.12%) Architect
2 121 (46.01%) Security Architect
3 45 (17.11%) Consultant
4 35 (13.31%) Cloud Architect
5 27 (10.27%) Security Consultant
6 19 (7.22%) Technical Architect
7 18 (6.84%) Analyst
8 17 (6.46%) Security Analyst
8 17 (6.46%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Security Advisor
11 13 (4.94%) CISSP Architect
12 12 (4.56%) CLAS Security Advisor
13 11 (4.18%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 10 (3.80%) Network Architect
14 10 (3.80%) Security Engineer
15 9 (3.42%) Digital Architect
16 8 (3.04%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.80%) Ajax
1 10 (3.80%) CSS
1 10 (3.80%) CSS3
1 10 (3.80%) HTML
1 10 (3.80%) HTML5
1 10 (3.80%) JSON
1 10 (3.80%) REST
2 5 (1.90%) .NET
3 3 (1.14%) Middleware
4 2 (0.76%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.76%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.38%) OpenID
5 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.45%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.60%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.08%) CESG
4 10 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.04%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (3.04%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.14%) FMCG
8 3 (1.14%) PMI
8 3 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.14%) Statistics
9 2 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.35%) Windows
2 35 (13.31%) Unix
3 17 (6.46%) Linux
4 8 (3.04%) AIX
5 6 (2.28%) VMS
6 5 (1.90%) Solaris
6 5 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.14%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.76%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.76%) zOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.24%) Information Security
2 56 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.53%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (20.53%) Risk Management
4 38 (14.45%) TOGAF
5 33 (12.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 31 (11.79%) Scrum
7 28 (10.65%) SABSA
8 23 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.37%) Data Protection
9 22 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
9 22 (8.37%) Information Assurance
10 19 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (6.84%) Security Operations
11 18 (6.84%) SIEM
12 17 (6.46%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (6.46%) Document Management
12 17 (6.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (6.46%) Security Management
13 16 (6.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.27%) Java
2 6 (2.28%) C
2 6 (2.28%) SQL
3 5 (1.90%) Python
4 4 (1.52%) C++
5 3 (1.14%) Perl
5 3 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) Ruby
6 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (39.54%) CISSP
2 51 (19.39%) CISM
3 49 (18.63%) Security Cleared
4 43 (16.35%) SC Cleared
5 39 (14.83%) Degree
6 28 (10.65%) CLAS
7 21 (7.98%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (7.60%) CISA
9 17 (6.46%) CEH
10 16 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (6.08%) ISSAP
11 15 (5.70%) GIAC
12 11 (4.18%) CCIE
13 7 (2.66%) SANS
14 6 (2.28%) CCSP
15 4 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.52%) GCIH
15 4 (1.52%) IISP
15 4 (1.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (6.46%) PCI DSS
3 16 (6.08%) RMADS
4 7 (2.66%) COBIT
5 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.76%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) COSO
6 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.38%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.14%) Sendmail
2 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) SRDF
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.76%) Cacti
1 2 (0.76%) CloudHub
1 2 (0.76%) HP Fortify
1 2 (0.76%) Nagios
1 2 (0.76%) Nessus
1 2 (0.76%) QRadar
1 2 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.51%) Oracle
3 19 (7.22%) Cisco
4 12 (4.56%) CheckPoint
4 12 (4.56%) Juniper
5 9 (3.42%) Palo Alto
6 8 (3.04%) F5
7 7 (2.66%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (2.66%) HP
8 6 (2.28%) ArcSight
8 6 (2.28%) Sybase
9 5 (1.90%) Aruba
9 5 (1.90%) Citrix
9 5 (1.90%) Splunk
9 5 (1.90%) VMware
10 4 (1.52%) SAP
11 3 (1.14%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.14%) Google
11 3 (1.14%) IBM
11 3 (1.14%) Rackspace
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