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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 322 393 362
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -31
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 98 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 33
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +46 28 £525 +31.25% 11
Uxbridge - 1 £515 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (34.36%) Information Security
2 60 (30.77%) Firewall
3 42 (21.54%) CISSP
4 36 (18.46%) Cisco
4 36 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (16.41%) CISM
7 29 (14.87%) SIEM
8 28 (14.36%) Network Security
8 28 (14.36%) Cyber Security
9 26 (13.33%) CESG
10 24 (12.31%) TOGAF
10 24 (12.31%) Security Cleared
11 23 (11.79%) Information Assurance
12 22 (11.28%) Risk Assessment
12 22 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (10.77%) Juniper
13 21 (10.77%) Business Continuity
14 20 (10.26%) CISA
14 20 (10.26%) Windows
14 20 (10.26%) F5
15 19 (9.74%) SC Cleared
15 19 (9.74%) SSL
15 19 (9.74%) Wireless
16 18 (9.23%) BCP
16 18 (9.23%) Finance
16 18 (9.23%) Identity Management
16 18 (9.23%) CESG CLAS
17 17 (8.72%) Business Continuity Planning
18 16 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.05%) IIS
2 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.05%) Node.js
2 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Summit
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) IaaS
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
1 2 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (30.77%) Firewall
2 28 (14.36%) Network Security
3 19 (9.74%) SSL
3 19 (9.74%) Wireless
4 14 (7.18%) VPN
5 11 (5.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (4.10%) Internet
7 6 (3.08%) DMZ
7 6 (3.08%) WAN
7 6 (3.08%) DNS
8 4 (2.05%) LDAP
8 4 (2.05%) LAN
9 3 (1.54%) Multicast
9 3 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.54%) NGN
10 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.51%) IGRP
10 1 (0.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) WLAN
10 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.54%) Big Data
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (9.23%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.10%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 92 (47.18%) Architect
2 71 (36.41%) Security Architect
3 28 (14.36%) Security Engineer
4 22 (11.28%) Consultant
5 19 (9.74%) Analyst
6 18 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (9.23%) Security Analyst
7 15 (7.69%) Security Manager
7 15 (7.69%) Project Engineer
8 12 (6.15%) Security Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.15%) Security Consultant
9 11 (5.64%) CLAS Consultant
10 10 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (5.13%) Information Manager
10 10 (5.13%) Information Architect
11 9 (4.62%) IT Security Engineer
12 8 (4.10%) Senior Security Architect
12 8 (4.10%) Security Advisor
12 8 (4.10%) Senior Architect
13 6 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (5.64%) Middleware
3 7 (3.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.56%) Web Services
4 5 (2.56%) XML
5 4 (2.05%) WCF
5 4 (2.05%) WF
5 4 (2.05%) LINQ
5 4 (2.05%) jQuery
5 4 (2.05%) JSON
5 4 (2.05%) XSD
5 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.05%) CSS
5 4 (2.05%) HTML
5 4 (2.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (2.05%) HTML5
6 3 (1.54%) XSLT
7 2 (1.03%) SOAP
7 2 (1.03%) J2EE
7 2 (1.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.33%) CESG
2 18 (9.23%) CESG CLAS
3 13 (6.67%) RMADS
4 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.13%) FMCG
6 5 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.54%) User Experience
8 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.54%) GIS
8 3 (1.54%) Replication
8 3 (1.54%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.54%) PKI
8 3 (1.54%) Statistics
9 2 (1.03%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.26%) Windows
2 11 (5.64%) Linux
3 9 (4.62%) UNIX
4 5 (2.56%) Android
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) zOS
7 1 (0.51%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.36%) Information Security
2 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.87%) SIEM
4 28 (14.36%) Cyber Security
5 24 (12.31%) TOGAF
6 23 (11.79%) Information Assurance
7 22 (11.28%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (10.77%) Business Continuity
9 18 (9.23%) BCP
9 18 (9.23%) Identity Management
10 17 (8.72%) Business Continuity Planning
11 16 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (8.21%) Security Testing
11 16 (8.21%) ITIL
12 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (5.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (5.13%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.15%) Java
2 6 (3.08%) SQL
3 5 (2.56%) C
4 4 (2.05%) C++
5 3 (1.54%) Perl
6 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (21.54%) CISSP
2 32 (16.41%) CISM
3 24 (12.31%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.26%) CISA
5 19 (9.74%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.15%) Degree
7 7 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.05%) GIAC
9 3 (1.54%) ISACA
10 2 (1.03%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.03%) CEH
10 2 (1.03%) GSEC
10 2 (1.03%) CRISC
10 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.51%) MCSE
11 1 (0.51%) MCSA
11 1 (0.51%) CCIE
11 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.05%) COBIT
4 3 (1.54%) SLA
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 13 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (5.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.05%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Cisco
2 21 (10.77%) Juniper
3 20 (10.26%) F5
4 15 (7.69%) SAP
4 15 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.15%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.59%) Ruckus Wireless
6 7 (3.59%) Websense
6 7 (3.59%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.56%) Gemalto
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle
7 5 (2.56%) HP
7 5 (2.56%) IBM
8 4 (2.05%) NetApp
8 4 (2.05%) Symantec
8 4 (2.05%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (2.05%) Varonis
9 3 (1.54%) Trustwave
9 3 (1.54%) Lumension
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