The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 124 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 16 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.047% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.050% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 3
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£509 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 - £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Architect
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Somerset - 5 £495 - 4
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £500 - 1
Security Architect
England

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
1 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (35.29%) RMADS
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 6 (35.29%) OWASP
3 6 (35.29%) IaaS
3 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) ISO 9000
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
4 5 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Change Control
5 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 4 (23.53%) McAfee
6 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Network Design
7 2 (11.76%) IronPort
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) RMADS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) OWASP
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) CCSP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) IronPort
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 23 days ago