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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 318 306 334
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 75 95 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 30
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£575 £521 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -
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
17498 18318 16377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.67% 78.56% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12311 12810 11542
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 246 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.65 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 +15 11 £363 -36.95% 4
Feltham - 2 £515 -
Hammersmith - 1 £625 -
Harrow - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 53 (36.30%) Information Security
2 31 (21.23%) Finance
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (20.55%) CISSP
4 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
5 23 (15.75%) Information Assurance
5 23 (15.75%) CISM
5 23 (15.75%) SABSA
6 22 (15.07%) Cyber Security
6 22 (15.07%) Management Information System
6 22 (15.07%) Network Security
6 22 (15.07%) TOGAF
7 21 (14.38%) CESG
8 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
9 16 (10.96%) Degree
9 16 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (10.96%) Java
10 15 (10.27%) Scrum
10 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.27%) Document Management
10 15 (10.27%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (10.27%) Adobe CQ
11 14 (9.59%) PCI DSS
11 14 (9.59%) CESG CLAS
11 14 (9.59%) Firewall
12 13 (8.90%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (8.90%) Business Continuity
13 12 (8.22%) Data Security
13 12 (8.22%) COBIT

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (10.27%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (5.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) SaaS
1 8 (5.48%) PaaS
2 7 (4.79%) IaaS
3 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.07%) Network Security
2 14 (9.59%) Firewall
3 10 (6.85%) Internet
4 9 (6.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.11%) Wireless
6 4 (2.74%) SSL
6 4 (2.74%) VPN
6 4 (2.74%) SSH
7 3 (2.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.05%) DNS
7 3 (2.05%) LAN
8 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.37%) MPLS
8 2 (1.37%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.68%) NGN
9 1 (0.68%) IPsec
9 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.68%) DMZ
9 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (2.74%) MS Access
2 2 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
General
1 31 (21.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Legal
3 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.11%) Games
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 91 (62.33%) Architect
2 66 (45.21%) Security Architect
3 20 (13.70%) Consultant
4 16 (10.96%) Enterprise Architect
5 15 (10.27%) Information Architect
6 14 (9.59%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 14 (9.59%) Analyst
6 14 (9.59%) Technical Architect
6 14 (9.59%) Security Analyst
7 12 (8.22%) Security Consultant
7 12 (8.22%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.48%) CLAS Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) IT Architect
11 5 (3.42%) IT Security Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Web Services
2 4 (2.74%) J2EE
3 3 (2.05%) JMS
3 3 (2.05%) JSP
4 1 (0.68%) Spring
4 1 (0.68%) Ajax
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.68%) SAML
4 1 (0.68%) JMX
4 1 (0.68%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) EJB
4 1 (0.68%) Servlets
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.38%) CESG
3 14 (9.59%) CESG CLAS
4 9 (6.16%) RMADS
4 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.42%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.42%) PKI
6 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.42%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.74%) Online Games
8 3 (2.05%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.05%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (2.05%) Open Source
8 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.37%) Biometrics
9 2 (1.37%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.85%) Windows
1 10 (6.85%) Linux
2 9 (6.16%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.30%) Information Security
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.75%) Information Assurance
3 23 (15.75%) SABSA
4 22 (15.07%) Cyber Security
4 22 (15.07%) TOGAF
5 16 (10.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (10.27%) Scrum
6 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.27%) Document Management
6 15 (10.27%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.90%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (8.90%) Business Continuity
8 12 (8.22%) Data Security
9 11 (7.53%) ITIL
9 11 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.16%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.96%) Java
2 5 (3.42%) SQL
3 2 (1.37%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) CISSP
2 26 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (15.75%) CISM
4 19 (13.01%) SC Cleared
5 16 (10.96%) Degree
6 11 (7.53%) CISA
7 6 (4.11%) ISSAP
8 5 (3.42%) CRISC
9 4 (2.74%) GCIH
9 4 (2.74%) GCIA
9 4 (2.74%) GIAC
9 4 (2.74%) GCED
10 3 (2.05%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.37%) CCIE
11 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.37%) GSEC
11 2 (1.37%) CSSLP
11 2 (1.37%) ISACA
11 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.37%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.22%) COBIT
4 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.37%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.68%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Snort
1 2 (1.37%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle
1 8 (5.48%) Cisco
2 7 (4.79%) F5
2 7 (4.79%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.11%) Juniper
4 5 (3.42%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (2.74%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (2.74%) Adobe
6 3 (2.05%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.05%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.05%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.37%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) Symantec
7 2 (1.37%) BMC
7 2 (1.37%) VMware
7 2 (1.37%) Splunk
7 2 (1.37%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.68%) IronPort
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