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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 347 321 399
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +78
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 77 95 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 23
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£525 £523 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -
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
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -3 11 £525 +5.00% 6
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £525 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 60 (37.27%) Information Security
2 38 (23.60%) CISSP
2 38 (23.60%) Finance
3 36 (22.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (21.12%) Java
5 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (19.88%) Firewall
7 30 (18.63%) TOGAF
8 27 (16.77%) Risk Management
9 26 (16.15%) Scrum
10 25 (15.53%) Capacity Planning
10 25 (15.53%) SIEM
10 25 (15.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 24 (14.91%) CISM
12 22 (13.66%) Degree
13 21 (13.04%) Document Management
13 21 (13.04%) SABSA
14 19 (11.80%) Windows
15 18 (11.18%) Linux
15 18 (11.18%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (11.18%) Data Protection
16 17 (10.56%) UNIX
17 16 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 16 (9.94%) Open Source
18 15 (9.32%) Zachman Framework
18 15 (9.32%) Banking
18 15 (9.32%) J2EE
19 14 (8.70%) ITIL
19 14 (8.70%) PCI DSS

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (15.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.86%) IIS
3 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.24%) SAS
3 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Office
2 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.24%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.62%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) PaaS
3 2 (1.24%) IaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) Firewall
2 13 (8.07%) Network Security
3 9 (5.59%) BGP
4 8 (4.97%) EIGRP
4 8 (4.97%) OSPF
4 8 (4.97%) DNS
5 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.73%) DHCP
6 6 (3.73%) IPsec
6 6 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (3.73%) VLAN
7 5 (3.11%) HSRP
7 5 (3.11%) Multicast
7 5 (3.11%) VRRP
8 4 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (2.48%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.86%) OLAP
1 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.86%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (1.86%) Star Schema
1 3 (1.86%) ActiveReports
1 3 (1.86%) Cognos Report Studio
1 3 (1.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.24%) Big Data
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.62%) DB2
General
1 38 (23.60%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) Publishing
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.86%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.62%) International Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (62.73%) Architect
2 57 (35.40%) Security Architect
3 39 (24.22%) Consultant
4 30 (18.63%) Technical Architect
5 20 (12.42%) Security Consultant
6 18 (11.18%) Security Analyst
6 18 (11.18%) Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (6.83%) Information Security Consultant
9 10 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.59%) Information Architect
10 9 (5.59%) Information Security Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Information Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (3.73%) Security Specialist
14 5 (3.11%) IT Architect
14 5 (3.11%) IT Security Architect
14 5 (3.11%) Security Solutions Architect
15 4 (2.48%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.32%) J2EE
2 5 (3.11%) JMS
3 4 (2.48%) XML
4 3 (1.86%) Java EE
5 2 (1.24%) .NET
5 2 (1.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.62%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.62%) EJB
6 1 (0.62%) JSP
6 1 (0.62%) Servlets
6 1 (0.62%) SOAP
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.62%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.62%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.62%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.62%) SAML
6 1 (0.62%) JMX
6 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.59%) Cryptography
3 9 (5.59%) PKI
4 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.48%) CESG
6 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.86%) RMADS
6 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.62%) SCADA
8 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.80%) Windows
2 18 (11.18%) Linux
3 17 (10.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) zOS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.27%) Information Security
2 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.63%) TOGAF
4 27 (16.77%) Risk Management
5 26 (16.15%) Scrum
6 25 (15.53%) Capacity Planning
6 25 (15.53%) SIEM
7 21 (13.04%) SABSA
7 21 (13.04%) Document Management
8 18 (11.18%) Data Protection
8 18 (11.18%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (9.94%) Open Source
9 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (9.32%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (8.70%) ITIL
11 14 (8.70%) Cyber Security
12 10 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (5.59%) Information Assurance
13 9 (5.59%) Complex Event Processing
14 8 (4.97%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.12%) Java
2 8 (4.97%) SQL
3 6 (3.73%) C
4 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.24%) Perl
5 2 (1.24%) C#
6 1 (0.62%) C++
6 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.62%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.62%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (23.60%) CISSP
2 24 (14.91%) CISM
3 22 (13.66%) Degree
4 16 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.59%) CCNA
7 9 (5.59%) CISA
8 6 (3.73%) CCSA
8 6 (3.73%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.11%) CCIE
10 4 (2.48%) CCNP
10 4 (2.48%) GSEC
10 4 (2.48%) GIAC
10 4 (2.48%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.48%) CRISC
11 3 (1.86%) GCED
11 3 (1.86%) GCIH
11 3 (1.86%) GCIA
12 2 (1.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (6.21%) COBIT
4 6 (3.73%) HIPAA
5 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.24%) SLA
7 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Snort
2 1 (0.62%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.62%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) Cisco
2 9 (5.59%) Oracle
3 8 (4.97%) Informatica
3 8 (4.97%) ArcSight
4 7 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 7 (4.35%) Citrix
5 6 (3.73%) Juniper
6 5 (3.11%) F5
6 5 (3.11%) FireEye
7 4 (2.48%) Aruba
7 4 (2.48%) Adobe
8 3 (1.86%) Cognos
8 3 (1.86%) Google
8 3 (1.86%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.86%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.24%) Symantec
10 1 (0.62%) McAfee
10 1 (0.62%) Websense
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