The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 221 224 236
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 47 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.29% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 4
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£488 £498 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £448 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £531 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £439
% change year-on-year
- +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -
Security Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7454 6888 6498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.73% 74.26% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4565 3867 3575
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 261 262
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +20 17 £488 -1.51% 1
Surrey +4 9 £500 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -10 9 £450 -13.18% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £438 -
West Sussex - 4 £443 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 49 (55.68%) Information Security
2 37 (42.05%) CISSP
3 30 (34.09%) Management Information System
4 25 (28.41%) Firewall
5 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
6 18 (20.45%) SIEM
6 18 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
8 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
9 14 (15.91%) SABSA
10 13 (14.77%) PKI
10 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (14.77%) Network Security
11 12 (13.64%) Identity Management
11 12 (13.64%) Cyber Security
12 11 (12.50%) VPN
12 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (12.50%) ISSAP
12 11 (12.50%) Security Management
13 10 (11.36%) GIAC
13 10 (11.36%) Windows
13 10 (11.36%) SAN
14 9 (10.23%) Middleware
14 9 (10.23%) ITIL
14 9 (10.23%) LAN
14 9 (10.23%) WAN
14 9 (10.23%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.09%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.14%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) Firewall
2 13 (14.77%) Network Security
3 11 (12.50%) VPN
4 10 (11.36%) SAN
5 9 (10.23%) LAN
5 9 (10.23%) WAN
6 8 (9.09%) IPsec
6 8 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.14%) LDAP
10 1 (1.14%) Junos
10 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.14%) DNS
10 1 (1.14%) Wireless
10 1 (1.14%) Internet
10 1 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 9 (10.23%) Retail
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (64.77%) Architect
2 54 (61.36%) Security Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Consultant
3 14 (15.91%) Security Consultant
4 10 (11.36%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Security Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Lead Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Lead Security Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Information Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) IT Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.27%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (1.14%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) SAML
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.05%) Data Centre
3 13 (14.77%) PKI
4 6 (6.82%) DataPower
4 6 (6.82%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) GIS
8 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.68%) AIX
3 5 (5.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.68%) Information Security
2 18 (20.45%) SIEM
2 18 (20.45%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 15 (17.05%) Risk Management
5 14 (15.91%) SABSA
6 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (13.64%) Identity Management
7 12 (13.64%) Cyber Security
8 11 (12.50%) Security Management
8 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (10.23%) ITIL
9 9 (10.23%) Patch Management
10 8 (9.09%) OWASP
11 7 (7.95%) Security Patching
11 7 (7.95%) Change Control
11 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (7.95%) Security Testing
12 6 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (6.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) C
1 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) CISSP
2 20 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.50%) ISSAP
5 10 (11.36%) GIAC
6 7 (7.95%) CISM
7 6 (6.82%) Degree
8 4 (4.55%) CEH
9 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.27%) ISACA
11 1 (1.14%) CCSE
11 1 (1.14%) CCIE
11 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.68%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) GxP
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) F5
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco
3 6 (6.82%) IBM
3 6 (6.82%) ArcSight
3 6 (6.82%) Tripwire
3 6 (6.82%) Symantec
4 5 (5.68%) PayPal
5 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.41%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) Software AG
7 2 (2.27%) Juniper
7 2 (2.27%) Crossbeam
8 1 (1.14%) McAfee
8 1 (1.14%) HP