The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 183 204 228
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 86 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 12
Median daily rate £525 £498 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £398 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £568 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £513 £538
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.25 - £26.00
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
8682 8855 8642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.02% 94.71% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5242 4970 4720
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 422 469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 20 £525 -4.54% 3
Berkshire +1 19 £528 +5.50% 4
Hampshire +14 16 £500 +2.56% 3
Middlesex +1 14 £538 +13.15%
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £550 +22.22%
West Sussex -23 4 £472 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £463 -15.90%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 63 (38.65%) Information Security
2 57 (34.97%) Security Architecture
3 52 (31.90%) CISSP
4 41 (25.15%) Security Cleared
5 37 (22.70%) CISM
5 37 (22.70%) Firewall
6 36 (22.09%) SC Cleared
7 34 (20.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (20.25%) Network Security
9 31 (19.02%) Microsoft
10 30 (18.40%) Cisco
10 30 (18.40%) PKI
10 30 (18.40%) TOGAF
11 26 (15.95%) CISA
12 24 (14.72%) PCI DSS
13 21 (12.88%) Windows
14 20 (12.27%) SABSA
15 19 (11.66%) Smartcard
15 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.04%) Linux
17 17 (10.43%) Degree
17 17 (10.43%) CLAS
17 17 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
18 16 (9.82%) ITIL
18 16 (9.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 14 (8.59%) Embedded Systems
19 14 (8.59%) ISO27005
19 14 (8.59%) IIS
19 14 (8.59%) IBM
19 14 (8.59%) Cisco Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.59%) IIS
2 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Office 365
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.68%) SaaS
3 5 (3.07%) IaaS
3 5 (3.07%) PaaS
4 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.70%) Firewall
2 33 (20.25%) Network Security
3 11 (6.75%) VPN
4 10 (6.13%) Internet
4 10 (6.13%) SSL
5 8 (4.91%) LAN
6 7 (4.29%) Intranet
6 7 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (3.68%) LDAP
8 5 (3.07%) SAN
8 5 (3.07%) WAN
8 5 (3.07%) X.509
9 4 (2.45%) DMZ
9 4 (2.45%) DNS
9 4 (2.45%) HTTP
9 4 (2.45%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.45%) NAS
9 4 (2.45%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.61%) DB2
2 1 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) AppScan
1 2 (1.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.61%) LSMW
General
1 11 (6.75%) Retail
2 10 (6.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.23%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) CGI
2 1 (0.61%) JSON
2 1 (0.61%) JSON-LD
2 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) PKI
2 19 (11.66%) Smartcard
3 14 (8.59%) Cryptography
3 14 (8.59%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (7.36%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.91%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.91%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.29%) CESG
7 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.68%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.68%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.84%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.23%) FMCG
11 2 (1.23%) SCADA
12 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 18 (11.04%) Linux
3 10 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.07%) Unix
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.65%) Information Security
2 57 (34.97%) Security Architecture
3 30 (18.40%) TOGAF
4 20 (12.27%) SABSA
5 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (9.82%) ITIL
8 13 (7.98%) Security Testing
9 12 (7.36%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.75%) Business Development
10 11 (6.75%) Quality Management
11 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.13%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (6.13%) Security Management
12 9 (5.52%) Information Assurance
13 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (4.91%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.91%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.75%) Java
2 4 (2.45%) C++
2 4 (2.45%) Python
3 3 (1.84%) C
3 3 (1.84%) C#
3 3 (1.84%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) ABAP
4 1 (0.61%) Ruby
4 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) CISSP
2 41 (25.15%) Security Cleared
3 37 (22.70%) CISM
4 36 (22.09%) SC Cleared
5 26 (15.95%) CISA
6 17 (10.43%) CLAS
6 17 (10.43%) Degree
7 14 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (7.98%) IISP
9 11 (6.75%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
11 8 (4.91%) CCIE
12 6 (3.68%) CISMP
12 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.45%) CCNP
13 4 (2.45%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.84%) CEH
14 3 (1.84%) CREST Certified
15 2 (1.23%) Cyber Scheme
15 2 (1.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (14.72%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (8.59%) ISO27005
5 11 (6.75%) ISAE 3402
5 11 (6.75%) ISO 9001
6 9 (5.52%) COBIT
7 6 (3.68%) FIPS 140-2
8 4 (2.45%) JSP 440
9 2 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (1.23%) RMADS
10 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.61%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.61%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) SELinux
2 2 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.40%) Cisco
3 14 (8.59%) IBM
4 13 (7.98%) Oracle
5 12 (7.36%) ArcSight
5 12 (7.36%) CheckPoint
5 12 (7.36%) Intel Security
5 12 (7.36%) Tripwire
6 11 (6.75%) Barracuda Networks
6 11 (6.75%) Qualys
7 10 (6.13%) Sun
8 9 (5.52%) Blue Coat
8 9 (5.52%) Juniper
9 6 (3.68%) Symantec
10 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.45%) CA
11 4 (2.45%) VMware
12 3 (1.84%) BT
12 3 (1.84%) LogRhythm
13 2 (1.23%) Veracode
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