The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 130 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.62% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Average daily rate £550 £518 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
Security Architect
England

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the South West region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -6 6 £500 +4.16% 1
Dorset - 6 £600 -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
1 16 (55.17%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (31.03%) OWASP
5 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
5 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (24.14%) SIEM
7 6 (20.69%) F5
7 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (20.69%) Guidewire
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
7 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
7 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.69%) SANS
8 5 (17.24%) Email Filtering
8 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
8 5 (17.24%) CREST Certified
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
8 5 (17.24%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) Junos
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
4 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (13.79%) SSH
5 3 (10.34%) BGP
5 3 (10.34%) GLBP
5 3 (10.34%) HSRP
5 3 (10.34%) IPsec
5 3 (10.34%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) OSPF
5 3 (10.34%) RIP
5 3 (10.34%) SNMP
5 3 (10.34%) VRRP
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
3 5 (17.24%) Internet of Things
4 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
3 9 (31.03%) OWASP
4 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
5 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) SIEM
6 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 5 (17.24%) Email Filtering
7 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
7 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) SANS
4 5 (17.24%) CREST Certified
4 5 (17.24%) GWAPT
4 5 (17.24%) OSCE
4 5 (17.24%) OSCP
5 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (13.79%) JNCIE
6 2 (6.90%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CLAS
7 1 (3.45%) CRISC
7 1 (3.45%) GIAC
7 1 (3.45%) ISEB
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (17.24%) COBIT
4 1 (3.45%) HMG Infosec
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) F5
2 6 (20.69%) Guidewire
3 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
3 5 (17.24%) Intel
3 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
3 5 (17.24%) IronPort
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) SAP