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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 184 237 224
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 62 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 16
Average daily rate £538 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 16 £586 +41.26% 2
Surrey -3 16 £625 +25.00% 4
Berkshire +18 14 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £530 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
West Sussex - 3 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (39.67%) CISSP
2 45 (37.19%) Information Security
3 44 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 35 (28.93%) CISM
5 31 (25.62%) TOGAF
5 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
6 29 (23.97%) SC Cleared
7 26 (21.49%) Oracle
7 26 (21.49%) Windows
8 25 (20.66%) PKI
9 24 (19.83%) CLAS
10 23 (19.01%) SIEM
11 22 (18.18%) Firewall
12 19 (15.70%) CISA
12 19 (15.70%) CESG Certified Professional
12 19 (15.70%) Information Assurance
13 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
13 18 (14.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (14.88%) Service Management
13 18 (14.88%) Unix
13 18 (14.88%) Cisco
13 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (14.05%) Data Protection
14 17 (14.05%) Network Security
15 16 (13.22%) CESG
16 15 (12.40%) CESG CLAS
16 15 (12.40%) Banking
16 15 (12.40%) Network Architecture
17 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (7.44%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) Firewall
2 17 (14.05%) Network Security
3 11 (9.09%) LAN
4 10 (8.26%) VPN
5 7 (5.79%) DNS
5 7 (5.79%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (5.79%) SAN
5 7 (5.79%) WAN
6 6 (4.96%) DMZ
6 6 (4.96%) HTTP
6 6 (4.96%) HTTPS
6 6 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (4.96%) NAS
7 4 (3.31%) MPLS
7 4 (3.31%) Multicast
7 4 (3.31%) VLAN
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
8 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Big Data
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) LSMW
General
1 15 (12.40%) Banking
2 9 (7.44%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Law
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Middleware
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.83%) SAML
2 1 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) PKI
2 16 (13.22%) CESG
3 15 (12.40%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
4 13 (10.74%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.61%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.61%) Smartcard
6 7 (5.79%) Driving Licence
7 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.31%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.65%) Replication
11 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.83%) AS400
11 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Unix
3 8 (6.61%) AIX
4 7 (5.79%) Linux
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.31%) Solaris
7 3 (2.48%) CentOS
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.19%) Information Security
2 44 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 31 (25.62%) TOGAF
4 23 (19.01%) SIEM
5 19 (15.70%) Information Assurance
6 18 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (14.88%) Service Management
7 17 (14.05%) Data Protection
8 15 (12.40%) Network Architecture
9 12 (9.92%) SABSA
10 11 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.44%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (7.44%) Security Testing
12 8 (6.61%) UML
12 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.79%) Business Development
13 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (5.79%) Quality Management
13 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.83%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 48 (39.67%) CISSP
2 35 (28.93%) CISM
3 31 (25.62%) Security Cleared
4 29 (23.97%) SC Cleared
5 24 (19.83%) CLAS
6 19 (15.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 19 (15.70%) CISA
7 18 (14.88%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
8 14 (11.57%) CCNA
8 14 (11.57%) MCP
8 14 (11.57%) MCSE
8 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (7.44%) Degree
10 8 (6.61%) IISP
11 7 (5.79%) CISMP
12 4 (3.31%) CEH
13 3 (2.48%) CCIE
14 2 (1.65%) Cyber Scheme
14 2 (1.65%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.44%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.61%) ISO27005
3 8 (6.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.79%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (5.79%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.83%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) SELinux
2 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Oracle
2 18 (14.88%) Cisco
3 12 (9.92%) ArcSight
4 11 (9.09%) Tripwire
5 9 (7.44%) IBM
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.61%) Intel Security
7 7 (5.79%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (5.79%) Qualys
7 7 (5.79%) Sun
8 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.13%) VMware
9 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.31%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (3.31%) Juniper
9 4 (3.31%) NetApp
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.31%) Symantec
10 3 (2.48%) SAP
11 2 (1.65%) Citrix