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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 199 223 216
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 65 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 11
Average daily rate
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£506 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 -
% change year-on-year
-31.14% -
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
9141 7850 7972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.58% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4213 3787
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 632
Average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Surrey +17 22 £525 +7.14% 2
Berkshire +12 15 £475 -9.52% 4
Hampshire -8 15 £458 -10.73% 2
Middlesex - 9 £519 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 36 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 33 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 31 (38.27%) Information Security
4 19 (23.46%) CISSP
5 16 (19.75%) Information Assurance
6 15 (18.52%) Firewall
6 15 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 12 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (14.81%) McAfee
7 12 (14.81%) Cisco
7 12 (14.81%) Data Protection
8 11 (13.58%) Cyber Security
8 11 (13.58%) CISM
9 10 (12.35%) Security Management
9 10 (12.35%) CESG
9 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.35%) SABSA
10 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (9.88%) PKI
11 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
11 8 (9.88%) Juniper
12 7 (8.64%) Oracle
12 7 (8.64%) UNIX
12 7 (8.64%) Solaris
12 7 (8.64%) Freedom of Information Act
12 7 (8.64%) VMware
12 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
12 7 (8.64%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (1.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.23%) IIS
1 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) Network Security
3 6 (7.41%) 4G
3 6 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.41%) 3G
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 5 (6.17%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) WAN
4 5 (6.17%) VPN
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.70%) LDAP
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) SSL
5 3 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (1.23%) IPv6
6 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Middleware
1 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (12.35%) CESG
3 8 (9.88%) PKI
4 7 (8.64%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) SCADA
6 3 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.47%) RMADS
7 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.23%) SecurID
8 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.23%) Economics
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) UNIX
1 7 (8.64%) Solaris
2 5 (6.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
5 1 (1.23%) HPUX
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 31 (38.27%) Information Security
3 16 (19.75%) Information Assurance
4 12 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 11 (13.58%) Cyber Security
6 10 (12.35%) Security Management
6 10 (12.35%) SABSA
7 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.88%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.41%) SWOT Analysis
10 5 (6.17%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) SIEM
10 5 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.94%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (4.94%) Information Security Management
11 4 (4.94%) Data Security
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) C
2 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.70%) C++
2 3 (3.70%) Perl
2 3 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 33 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 19 (23.46%) CISSP
4 11 (13.58%) CISM
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) Degree
6 4 (4.94%) CCNA
6 4 (4.94%) CCIE
7 3 (3.70%) CCNP
7 3 (3.70%) CISA
8 2 (2.47%) CSSLP
8 2 (2.47%) GCED
8 2 (2.47%) GSEC
8 2 (2.47%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.23%) CCSA
9 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.64%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) McAfee
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) Juniper
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle
4 7 (8.64%) VMware
5 5 (6.17%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.94%) Sun
6 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.94%) Symantec
7 3 (3.70%) Websense
7 3 (3.70%) SAP
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.47%) IBM
8 2 (2.47%) CA
9 1 (1.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.23%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
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