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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 198 231 219
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 53 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 11
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£489 £475 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £440 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £548 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £523 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 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 29 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 +18 15 £450 -9.09%
Surrey +23 12 £550 +15.78% 1
Middlesex +10 8 £475 -10.79%
Berkshire +8 6 £529 +5.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £550 -
Hampshire -4 3 £550 +25.00% 1
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 29 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 43 (60.56%) CISSP
2 37 (52.11%) Security Architecture
3 30 (42.25%) Information Security
4 26 (36.62%) Firewall
5 20 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
6 17 (23.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (22.54%) Cyber Security
7 16 (22.54%) SABSA
8 14 (19.72%) CISM
9 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
9 13 (18.31%) TOGAF
9 13 (18.31%) PKI
10 12 (16.90%) ISSAP
10 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.49%) GIAC
11 11 (15.49%) VPN
11 11 (15.49%) Patch Management
12 10 (14.08%) LAN
12 10 (14.08%) WAN
12 10 (14.08%) Identity Management
12 10 (14.08%) Security Testing
13 9 (12.68%) OWASP
13 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
13 9 (12.68%) Security Patching
13 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
14 8 (11.27%) SAN
14 8 (11.27%) Middleware
15 7 (9.86%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (7.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) VPN
3 10 (14.08%) LAN
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 8 (11.27%) SAN
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.63%) Network Security
6 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.23%) BGP
7 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.82%) OSPF
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
7 2 (2.82%) SMTP
7 2 (2.82%) DNS
7 2 (2.82%) LDAP
8 1 (1.41%) MPLS
8 1 (1.41%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
1 3 (4.23%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.82%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) SOAP
3 2 (2.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) SAML
4 1 (1.41%) OAuth
4 1 (1.41%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
1 13 (18.31%) PKI
2 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) SCADA
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
1 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Security Architecture
2 30 (42.25%) Information Security
3 17 (23.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (22.54%) Cyber Security
4 16 (22.54%) SABSA
5 13 (18.31%) TOGAF
6 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Patch Management
8 10 (14.08%) Identity Management
8 10 (14.08%) Security Testing
9 9 (12.68%) OWASP
9 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.68%) Security Patching
10 7 (9.86%) Security Management
11 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
13 3 (4.23%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) C
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) C++
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (60.56%) CISSP
2 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
3 14 (19.72%) CISM
4 12 (16.90%) ISSAP
4 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
5 11 (15.49%) GIAC
6 4 (5.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) CISMP
7 2 (2.82%) CEH
7 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (2.82%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Juniper
2 5 (7.04%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Symantec
5 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.82%) McAfee
5 2 (2.82%) Websense
5 2 (2.82%) Software AG
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
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