The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 226 203 239
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 16 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% -9.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £433 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +3 11 £475 +8.57% 2
Surrey -3 1 £475 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £495 -23.84%
Berkshire -18 1 £500 +4.71% 2
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) Security Architecture
3 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (30.43%) Firewall
4 13 (28.26%) SABSA
5 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 12 (26.09%) Information Security
5 12 (26.09%) CISSP
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) CISM
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) Network Security
8 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (15.22%) SIEM
9 7 (15.22%) XML
10 6 (13.04%) Security Management
10 6 (13.04%) E-business
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance
10 6 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (10.87%) ISSAP
11 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
11 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (10.87%) DB2
11 5 (10.87%) VMS
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
12 4 (8.70%) C

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) Network Security
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.87%) Internet
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) DB2
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (8.70%) CESG
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Kindle
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) VMS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Security Architecture
2 13 (28.26%) SABSA
3 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
3 12 (26.09%) Information Security
4 7 (15.22%) SIEM
5 6 (13.04%) Security Management
5 6 (13.04%) E-business
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.87%) Resource Management
6 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) CISSP
4 11 (23.91%) CISM
5 5 (10.87%) ISSAP
6 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.17%) CCSP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) JSP 440
3 3 (6.52%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 2 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (2.17%) Lumension
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Sophos
3 1 (2.17%) Juniper
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