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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 183 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 80 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.54% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.57% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 7
Median daily rate £541 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £461
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £595 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £538 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 - -
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
8330 9071 8556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.74% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4964 5311 4624
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.44 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Berkshire +14 27 £530 +6.00% 1
Surrey +6 16 £533 -7.34% 1
Middlesex +7 15 £550 +10.00%
Hampshire +12 12 £500 -2.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £550 +20.87%
West Sussex -9 3 £433 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £506 -7.95%
M4 Corridor - 1 £725 -
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 58 (35.80%) Information Security
2 53 (32.72%) Security Architecture
3 46 (28.40%) CISSP
4 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
4 37 (22.84%) Network Security
5 33 (20.37%) PKI
6 32 (19.75%) SC Cleared
6 32 (19.75%) Firewall
7 25 (15.43%) TOGAF
7 25 (15.43%) Cisco
8 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 24 (14.81%) CISM
9 21 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (12.96%) Windows
10 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (10.49%) PCI DSS
11 17 (10.49%) Linux
11 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
12 15 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (8.02%) OpenStack
13 13 (8.02%) Cryptography
13 13 (8.02%) ITIL
13 13 (8.02%) CISA
13 13 (8.02%) Smartcard
13 13 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (8.02%) SABSA
14 12 (7.41%) Retail
14 12 (7.41%) SSL
14 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint

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 13 (8.02%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.32%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.56%) Office 365
4 6 (3.70%) SaaS
5 5 (3.09%) IaaS
5 5 (3.09%) PaaS
6 2 (1.23%) HP Helion
6 2 (1.23%) Yammer
7 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.84%) Network Security
2 32 (19.75%) Firewall
3 12 (7.41%) SSL
4 8 (4.94%) Internet
4 8 (4.94%) LDAP
5 7 (4.32%) Intranet
5 7 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.32%) LAN
6 6 (3.70%) X.509
7 5 (3.09%) WAN
8 4 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.47%) VPN
9 3 (1.85%) DNS
9 3 (1.85%) IPsec
10 2 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.23%) DHCP
10 2 (1.23%) MPLS
10 2 (1.23%) SAN
10 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.62%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Big Data
2 1 (0.62%) DB2
2 1 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) AppScan
1 2 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (7.41%) Retail
2 9 (5.56%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.62%) Publishing
4 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.62%) CGI
2 1 (0.62%) JSON
2 1 (0.62%) JSON-LD
2 1 (0.62%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.37%) PKI
2 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.02%) Cryptography
3 13 (8.02%) Smartcard
4 6 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) CESG
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.09%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.47%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.23%) FMCG
7 2 (1.23%) SCADA
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.62%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.96%) Windows
2 17 (10.49%) Linux
3 11 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) Unix
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) Information Security
2 53 (32.72%) Security Architecture
3 25 (15.43%) TOGAF
4 13 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (8.02%) ITIL
4 13 (8.02%) SABSA
5 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (4.32%) Information Assurance
7 7 (4.32%) SIEM
8 6 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.09%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (3.09%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.47%) Business Development
10 4 (2.47%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.47%) Prototyping
10 4 (2.47%) Security Testing
10 4 (2.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.79%) Java
2 4 (2.47%) C++
2 4 (2.47%) Python
3 3 (1.85%) C
3 3 (1.85%) C#
3 3 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.62%) Ruby
4 1 (0.62%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 46 (28.40%) CISSP
2 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
3 32 (19.75%) SC Cleared
4 24 (14.81%) CISM
5 15 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (8.02%) CISA
7 10 (6.17%) CLAS
7 10 (6.17%) Degree
8 8 (4.94%) CCIE
8 8 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.70%) IISP
11 5 (3.09%) CCNP
11 5 (3.09%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.47%) CEH
12 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.85%) CRISC
14 2 (1.23%) CCNA
14 2 (1.23%) CCSE
14 2 (1.23%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (10.49%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.94%) COBIT
3 8 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.70%) FIPS 140-2
4 6 (3.70%) ISO27005
5 4 (2.47%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (2.47%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.47%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.62%) GxP
7 1 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.62%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Cisco
2 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 10 (6.17%) Juniper
5 7 (4.32%) IBM
6 6 (3.70%) Qualys
6 6 (3.70%) Symantec
7 5 (3.09%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.09%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.09%) CA
7 5 (3.09%) Intel Security
7 5 (3.09%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.47%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle
9 3 (1.85%) F5
9 3 (1.85%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.85%) HP
9 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.85%) Sun
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