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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 230 234 205
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 47 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £384 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Berkshire +12 18 £500 - 2
Hampshire +7 18 £506 +12.33%
Surrey -6 5 £563 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £463 -
West Sussex -16 1 - -
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Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 55 (52.88%) Security Architecture
2 54 (51.92%) Information Security
3 48 (46.15%) CISSP
4 31 (29.81%) Management Information System
5 30 (28.85%) Firewall
6 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
7 22 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (21.15%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 20 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (18.27%) Cyber Security
10 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
11 16 (15.38%) SABSA
11 16 (15.38%) SIEM
12 15 (14.42%) CISM
13 14 (13.46%) PKI
13 14 (13.46%) GIAC
13 14 (13.46%) Patch Management
14 13 (12.50%) ISSAP
14 13 (12.50%) Security Testing
14 13 (12.50%) OWASP
15 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
15 12 (11.54%) Identity Management
15 12 (11.54%) Middleware
15 12 (11.54%) LAN
15 12 (11.54%) WAN
15 12 (11.54%) Security Patching
16 11 (10.58%) VPN
16 11 (10.58%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (5.77%) IIS
1 6 (5.77%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.96%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) Firewall
2 12 (11.54%) LAN
2 12 (11.54%) WAN
3 11 (10.58%) VPN
3 11 (10.58%) Network Security
4 8 (7.69%) SAN
5 6 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (0.96%) MPLS
8 1 (0.96%) BGP
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.96%) Softswitch
8 1 (0.96%) Junos
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (10.58%) Retail
2 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Middleware
2 5 (4.81%) JSP
3 1 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.96%) SAML
3 1 (0.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.96%) OAuth
3 1 (0.96%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.81%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.46%) PKI
3 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.77%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) CESG
7 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) RMADS
7 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) AIX
3 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Security Architecture
2 54 (51.92%) Information Security
3 22 (21.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 20 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (18.27%) Cyber Security
6 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
7 16 (15.38%) SABSA
7 16 (15.38%) SIEM
8 14 (13.46%) Patch Management
9 13 (12.50%) OWASP
9 13 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (11.54%) Identity Management
10 12 (11.54%) Security Patching
11 10 (9.62%) Security Management
12 6 (5.77%) UML
12 6 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (5.77%) Database Security
13 5 (4.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) C
2 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (46.15%) CISSP
2 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) CISM
4 14 (13.46%) GIAC
5 13 (12.50%) ISSAP
6 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.69%) CEH
8 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.81%) Degree
10 2 (1.92%) CCIE
10 2 (1.92%) CRISC
10 2 (1.92%) ISACA
10 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CISA
11 1 (0.96%) GSEC
11 1 (0.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.81%) JSP 440
2 5 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) COBIT
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Symantec
2 9 (8.65%) PayPal
3 7 (6.73%) ArcSight
4 6 (5.77%) Tripwire
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle
4 6 (5.77%) Juniper
5 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (2.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.88%) VMware
8 2 (1.92%) Software AG
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.96%) Websense
9 1 (0.96%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.96%) Brocade
9 1 (0.96%) Imperva
9 1 (0.96%) Tufin