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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 217 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 44 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.58% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 7
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£500 £499 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £506 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +20.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -
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
7474 6710 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.93% 71.94% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3749 3133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 258 261
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.51 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +8 15 £525 +13.51% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire -12 6 - -
Middlesex +6 5 £405 -22.85%
Berkshire +1 4 £538 +19.44% 3
Hampshire -17 3 £375 -29.24% 3
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (46.27%) CISSP
2 25 (37.31%) Information Security
3 20 (29.85%) Firewall
4 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
5 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
6 14 (20.90%) SIEM
7 13 (19.40%) PKI
7 13 (19.40%) SAN
7 13 (19.40%) ITIL
8 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.42%) CISM
9 11 (16.42%) Management Information System
9 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
9 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (16.42%) SABSA
10 10 (14.93%) Cyber Security
11 9 (13.43%) TOGAF
11 9 (13.43%) UNIX
11 9 (13.43%) Linux
11 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.43%) F5
12 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
12 8 (11.94%) Middleware
12 8 (11.94%) ISSAP
12 8 (11.94%) COBIT
12 8 (11.94%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
13 7 (10.45%) LAN
13 7 (10.45%) WAN
13 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.49%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) SAN
3 7 (10.45%) LAN
3 7 (10.45%) WAN
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.45%) VPN
4 6 (8.96%) BGP
5 5 (7.46%) IPsec
5 5 (7.46%) NAS
5 5 (7.46%) ATM
5 5 (7.46%) Multicast
6 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.99%) MPLS
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) VPLS
8 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Architect
2 36 (53.73%) Security Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Lead Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Lead Security Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Information Architect
8 2 (2.99%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (2.99%) IT Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Security Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Middleware
2 3 (4.48%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.49%) SAML
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) PKI
2 11 (16.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.96%) DataPower
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.97%) SCADA
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) UNIX
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) HPUX
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Information Security
2 14 (20.90%) SIEM
3 13 (19.40%) ITIL
4 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
5 11 (16.42%) SABSA
6 10 (14.93%) Cyber Security
7 9 (13.43%) TOGAF
8 8 (11.94%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (10.45%) Analytics
9 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
10 6 (8.96%) ITSM
10 6 (8.96%) Data Security
10 6 (8.96%) Security Management
10 6 (8.96%) SOA
10 6 (8.96%) Service Management
10 6 (8.96%) Change Control
10 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
10 6 (8.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.46%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) CISSP
2 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.42%) CISM
5 8 (11.94%) ISSAP
6 6 (8.96%) GIAC
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) CISMP
9 1 (1.49%) CCNP
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.94%) COBIT
2 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) GxP
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) F5
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
3 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.48%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Software AG
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) Sun
7 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
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