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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 208 220 225
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 48 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 6
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£499 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 -
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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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 13 £400 -
Surrey +16 9 £550 -
Berkshire -2 8 £500 +11.11%
Middlesex +5 6 £475 -9.52%
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Hampshire -18 3 £550 +10.00% 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £600 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (56.06%) CISSP
2 36 (54.55%) Security Architecture
3 29 (43.94%) Information Security
4 24 (36.36%) Firewall
5 17 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
6 16 (24.24%) Cyber Security
7 15 (22.73%) CISM
8 13 (19.70%) SABSA
9 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 11 (16.67%) PKI
10 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (15.15%) ISSAP
11 10 (15.15%) VPN
12 9 (13.64%) LAN
12 9 (13.64%) WAN
12 9 (13.64%) Oracle
12 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 9 (13.64%) GIAC
12 9 (13.64%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Juniper
14 7 (10.61%) Cisco
14 7 (10.61%) Identity Management
14 7 (10.61%) OWASP
15 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (9.09%) Security Management
15 6 (9.09%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) Firewall
2 10 (15.15%) VPN
3 9 (13.64%) LAN
3 9 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) Network Security
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.06%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) LDAP
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) BGP
6 3 (4.55%) SMTP
6 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.55%) SSL
7 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (1.52%) Softswitch
8 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) JSP
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) SAML
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.52%) OAuth
4 1 (1.52%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.67%) PKI
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) SCADA
5 2 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Solaris
2 5 (7.58%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) HPUX
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Security Architecture
2 29 (43.94%) Information Security
3 16 (24.24%) Cyber Security
4 13 (19.70%) SABSA
5 12 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (13.64%) Security Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.61%) Identity Management
8 7 (10.61%) OWASP
9 6 (9.09%) Security Management
10 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.06%) SIEM
12 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C
2 3 (4.55%) C++
2 3 (4.55%) Perl
2 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Python
2 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) CISSP
2 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) CISM
4 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (15.15%) ISSAP
6 9 (13.64%) GIAC
7 4 (6.06%) Degree
8 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.03%) CISMP
9 2 (3.03%) CEH
9 2 (3.03%) CCIE
9 2 (3.03%) CCNP
9 2 (3.03%) CCNA
9 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.52%) CISA
10 1 (1.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
2 2 (3.03%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.55%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
1 3 (4.55%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Juniper
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.58%) McAfee
5 5 (7.58%) SAP
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.55%) NetApp
7 3 (4.55%) Websense
7 3 (4.55%) Symantec
8 2 (3.03%) Software AG
8 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) Sun
9 1 (1.52%) IBM