The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 227 221 201
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 22 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 13
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£425 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £510 £427
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +19.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the South East region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect across the South East region.

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey - 8 £488 - 4
Berkshire -3 7 £425 -15.00% 2
Hampshire -18 4 £415 -21.47%
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title.

1 36 (45.00%) Security Architecture
2 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
3 27 (33.75%) SC Cleared
4 26 (32.50%) Information Security
5 24 (30.00%) CISSP
6 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
7 15 (18.75%) Firewall
8 13 (16.25%) Cisco
9 12 (15.00%) McAfee
10 11 (13.75%) CISM
10 11 (13.75%) Cyber Security
11 10 (12.50%) Information Assurance
12 9 (11.25%) SABSA
12 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
12 9 (11.25%) PKI
12 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.00%) Juniper
13 8 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
13 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
14 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
14 7 (8.75%) Network Security
14 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (8.75%) VMware
14 7 (8.75%) Oracle
14 7 (8.75%) UNIX
14 7 (8.75%) Solaris
15 6 (7.50%) 3G
15 6 (7.50%) CESG

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) Network Security
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (7.50%) 3G
3 6 (7.50%) 4G
4 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.25%) LAN
4 5 (6.25%) WAN
4 5 (6.25%) VPN
5 4 (5.00%) DNS
5 4 (5.00%) LDAP
5 4 (5.00%) SMTP
5 4 (5.00%) Internet
5 4 (5.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.50%) OSPF
6 2 (2.50%) BGP
6 2 (2.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.25%) LTE
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) PKI
2 8 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (7.50%) CESG
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (3.75%) SCADA
6 2 (2.50%) DTV
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) RMADS
6 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.25%) Economics
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) SecurID
7 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) UNIX
1 7 (8.75%) Solaris
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Security Architecture
2 26 (32.50%) Information Security
3 11 (13.75%) Cyber Security
4 10 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 9 (11.25%) SABSA
5 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.50%) Security Management
7 6 (7.50%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Data Security
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.00%) SIEM
9 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (3.75%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Python
1 4 (5.00%) C
1 4 (5.00%) C++
1 4 (5.00%) Perl
1 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
2 27 (33.75%) SC Cleared
3 24 (30.00%) CISSP
4 11 (13.75%) CISM
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.00%) CCNA
6 4 (5.00%) CCIE
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
6 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) CISA
7 3 (3.75%) CCNP
8 2 (2.50%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.50%) GSEC
8 2 (2.50%) GCED
8 2 (2.50%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) CCSA
9 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.75%) COBIT
3 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Cisco
2 12 (15.00%) McAfee
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.00%) Juniper
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.25%) SAP
8 4 (5.00%) Sun
8 4 (5.00%) NetApp
8 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.00%) Symantec
8 4 (5.00%) Websense
9 2 (2.50%) IBM
9 2 (2.50%) CA
9 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.25%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.25%) F5
10 1 (1.25%) Qualys
10 1 (1.25%) TippingPoint
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