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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
England / South East
Rank 216 213 224
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 23 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 18
Median daily rate £500 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £449 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £650 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £563 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £52.56 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 £45.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.52%

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
5884 6563 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 79.99% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3451 3925 3900
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 284 242
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £488 +8.33%
Berkshire +5 6 £550 +2.32% 2
Hampshire +12 4 £660 +10.00% 2
Surrey -2 2 - - 1
West Sussex +2 1 £550 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.86%) Information Security
3 24 (29.63%) Windows
4 23 (28.40%) CISSP
4 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) Information Assurance
6 16 (19.75%) Unix
7 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (16.05%) Linux
10 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
10 12 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (13.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
11 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
11 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
12 10 (12.35%) Cryptography
12 10 (12.35%) Finance
12 10 (12.35%) CESG
13 8 (9.88%) Project Management
13 8 (9.88%) RMADS
14 7 (8.64%) Security Testing
14 7 (8.64%) IPsec
14 7 (8.64%) Oracle
14 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
14 7 (8.64%) SIEM
15 6 (7.41%) Analytics
15 6 (7.41%) Patch Management

Security Architecture
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 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) IPsec
2 6 (7.41%) Wireless
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) Network Security
3 5 (6.17%) SMTP
4 4 (4.94%) LDAP
4 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 3 (3.70%) FTP
5 3 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (3.70%) SSH
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.23%) MPLS
7 1 (1.23%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Legal
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Architect
2 33 (40.74%) Security Architect
3 14 (17.28%) Consultant
4 10 (12.35%) Security Advisor
5 9 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) CISSP Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) ArcSight Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (3.70%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Hadoop Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Information Security Advisor
9 2 (2.47%) Lead Security Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) SAML
2 3 (3.70%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) CESG
1 10 (12.35%) Cryptography
1 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Unix
3 13 (16.05%) Linux
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Information Security
2 20 (24.69%) Information Assurance
3 12 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
4 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Security Testing
6 7 (8.64%) SIEM
7 6 (7.41%) Analytics
7 6 (7.41%) OWASP
7 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
8 5 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.94%) Data Security
9 4 (4.94%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (43.21%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.40%) CISSP
2 23 (28.40%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 11 (13.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (7.41%) SANS
6 5 (6.17%) Degree
6 5 (6.17%) GIAC
7 4 (4.94%) CISA
7 4 (4.94%) CISM
8 3 (3.70%) CLAS
8 3 (3.70%) CRISC
9 2 (2.47%) CEH
9 2 (2.47%) CISMP
9 2 (2.47%) ISACA
10 1 (1.23%) CITP
10 1 (1.23%) GCFA
10 1 (1.23%) GCIH
10 1 (1.23%) IISP
10 1 (1.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.88%) RMADS
3 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.23%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.23%) vCloud
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) QRadar
2 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Cisco
4 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.17%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) Intel Security
4 5 (6.17%) Splunk
5 3 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Capita
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) Virgin Media