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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 227 207 236
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 16 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
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£470 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £427 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £605 £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
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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
8409 8126 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.93% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4692 4296 4210
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 August 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
Hampshire +4 13 £450 +2.85% 3
Surrey -7 1 £450 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -11 1 £500 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Security Architecture
3 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) Information Security
5 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
7 6 (18.18%) Security Management
7 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 6 (18.18%) SABSA
8 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
8 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (15.15%) CESG
8 5 (15.15%) CISM
8 5 (15.15%) CISSP
9 4 (12.12%) McAfee
9 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) SIEM
9 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) E-business

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information Act
1 5 (15.15%) CESG
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) VMS
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Security Architecture
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (24.24%) Information Assurance
4 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.18%) SABSA
4 6 (18.18%) Security Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.12%) SIEM
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-business
7 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
8 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Security
9 1 (3.03%) Migration
9 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CISSP
3 5 (15.15%) CISM
4 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) McAfee
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Juniper
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Lumension
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