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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 206 222 214
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 40 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 28
Median daily rate £538 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £426 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.75 £50.25
% change year-on-year
- -0.99%
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
6201 7507 7562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 79.65% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3674 4426 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 312 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +13 14 £550 +4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 10 £488 +11.42% 1
Hampshire +18 8 £660 +10.00% 1
Surrey +13 4 - -
Middlesex -2 2 - -
West Sussex +6 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.05%) Information Security
3 29 (29.90%) CISSP
4 27 (27.84%) Windows
5 23 (23.71%) SC Cleared
6 22 (22.68%) Information Assurance
7 18 (18.56%) Unix
7 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (14.43%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (14.43%) Linux
9 14 (14.43%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (14.43%) Cryptography
9 14 (14.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.40%) Finance
10 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
11 12 (12.37%) CESG
12 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
13 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.31%) Project Management
14 9 (9.28%) Client/Server
14 9 (9.28%) Oracle
14 9 (9.28%) IPsec
14 9 (9.28%) SIEM
14 9 (9.28%) RMADS
15 8 (8.25%) Patch Management
15 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
16 7 (7.22%) MS Excel

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 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP GRC
1 4 (4.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.03%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) IPsec
2 7 (7.22%) Internet
2 7 (7.22%) SMTP
3 6 (6.19%) Wireless
4 5 (5.15%) FTP
4 5 (5.15%) Network Security
4 5 (5.15%) SSH
4 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.12%) LDAP
6 3 (3.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.06%) Firewall
7 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.03%) MPLS
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Big Data
2 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Architect
2 39 (40.21%) Security Architect
3 15 (15.46%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) Security Advisor
5 9 (9.28%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) CISSP Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) ArcSight Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) SIEM Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Security Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Web Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) SAML
2 4 (4.12%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.06%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Cryptography
2 12 (12.37%) CESG
2 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.28%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Windows
2 18 (18.56%) Unix
3 14 (14.43%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) Information Security
2 22 (22.68%) Information Assurance
3 15 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (14.43%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.31%) Project Management
6 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.28%) SIEM
8 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) Patch Management
9 7 (7.22%) Analytics
9 7 (7.22%) ISMS
9 7 (7.22%) OWASP
10 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
10 6 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.19%) Security Management
10 6 (6.19%) Security Testing
10 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
1 4 (4.12%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.90%) CISSP
3 23 (23.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (14.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.22%) Degree
7 6 (6.19%) GIAC
8 5 (5.15%) CEH
8 5 (5.15%) SANS
9 4 (4.12%) CISA
10 3 (3.09%) CISM
10 3 (3.09%) CLAS
10 3 (3.09%) CRISC
11 2 (2.06%) CISMP
11 2 (2.06%) ISACA
12 1 (1.03%) CITP
12 1 (1.03%) GCFA
12 1 (1.03%) GCIH
12 1 (1.03%) IISP
12 1 (1.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.28%) RMADS
3 7 (7.22%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.03%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.03%) vCloud
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) QRadar
2 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco
3 7 (7.22%) Citrix
4 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.19%) Intel Security
4 6 (6.19%) Splunk
5 4 (4.12%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.12%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.06%) Google
7 2 (2.06%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.06%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) Virgin Media