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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 329 322 343
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 62 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 18
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£550 £574 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +9 8 £550 +10.00% 8
Canary Wharf - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (33.78%) Information Security
2 33 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
3 31 (20.95%) CISSP
4 26 (17.57%) CESG
4 26 (17.57%) Finance
4 26 (17.57%) Information Assurance
5 25 (16.89%) CISM
6 22 (14.86%) Network Security
7 21 (14.19%) PCI DSS
7 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
7 21 (14.19%) Cyber Security
8 20 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 20 (13.51%) CESG CLAS
8 20 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (12.84%) RMADS
10 18 (12.16%) SABSA
11 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (10.14%) Firewall
12 14 (9.46%) Scrum
12 14 (9.46%) TOGAF
12 14 (9.46%) Degree
13 13 (8.78%) Business Continuity
13 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
13 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
13 13 (8.78%) CISA
13 13 (8.78%) ITIL
13 13 (8.78%) Cisco
14 12 (8.11%) Java

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (7.43%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (4.73%) IIS
3 4 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) SaaS
1 7 (4.73%) PaaS
2 6 (4.05%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.86%) Network Security
2 15 (10.14%) Firewall
3 8 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.73%) Internet
5 5 (3.38%) LAN
6 4 (2.70%) SSH
6 4 (2.70%) NGN
7 3 (2.03%) VPN
7 3 (2.03%) WAN
7 3 (2.03%) SSL
7 3 (2.03%) Wireless
7 3 (2.03%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (2.70%) MS Access
2 3 (2.03%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.76%) Legal
4 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 7 (4.73%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.70%) Retail
6 3 (2.03%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (56.08%) Architect
2 67 (45.27%) Security Architect
3 19 (12.84%) Security Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Consultant
4 13 (8.78%) Security Advisor
5 12 (8.11%) Security Consultant
6 11 (7.43%) Information Architect
6 11 (7.43%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.08%) IT Architect
7 9 (6.08%) IT Security Architect
8 8 (5.41%) Information Security Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Security Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) CLAS Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) JSP
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) CESG
2 20 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 20 (13.51%) CESG CLAS
3 19 (12.84%) RMADS
4 9 (6.08%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.38%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.70%) PKI
7 4 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.03%) Online Games
8 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.35%) FMCG
9 2 (1.35%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Linux
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) UNIX
3 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.35%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) VMS
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) Information Security
2 33 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.57%) Information Assurance
4 21 (14.19%) Cyber Security
5 20 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (12.16%) SABSA
7 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (9.46%) Scrum
8 14 (9.46%) TOGAF
9 13 (8.78%) Business Continuity
9 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.78%) ITIL
10 12 (8.11%) Document Management
11 11 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (7.43%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (7.43%) Data Security
12 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.08%) SIEM
12 9 (6.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) Java
2 5 (3.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.95%) CISSP
3 25 (16.89%) CISM
4 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
5 14 (9.46%) Degree
6 13 (8.78%) CISA
7 7 (4.73%) GIAC
8 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.70%) ISACA
8 4 (2.70%) GSEC
9 3 (2.03%) Postgraduate
9 3 (2.03%) GCIH
9 3 (2.03%) GCIA
9 3 (2.03%) GCED
9 3 (2.03%) CRISC
9 3 (2.03%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.35%) MBCS
10 2 (1.35%) CITP
10 2 (1.35%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.19%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.43%) COBIT
4 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.68%) BS7799
6 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.68%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (8.78%) Cisco
2 11 (7.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (4.73%) F5
4 6 (4.05%) ArcSight
4 6 (4.05%) Juniper
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.38%) HP
5 5 (3.38%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (2.70%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.03%) Adobe
8 2 (1.35%) Splunk
8 2 (1.35%) VMware
8 2 (1.35%) Citrix
8 2 (1.35%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Sybase
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec
9 1 (0.68%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.68%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.68%) Rackspace