The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Architect
Rank 621 646 640
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Median daily rate £625 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £584 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.36% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Cybersecurity Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cybersecurity Architect in the job title.

Cybersecurity Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity Architect within the UK.

Cybersecurity Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Cybersecurity Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +9 18 £625 +13.63% 1
London 0 10 £750 +36.36%
North West - 4 £584 -
Manchester - 3 £600 -
Bristol - 2 £613 - 1
Leeds - 2 £650 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
South West - 2 £613 - 1
East of England - 2 £550 -
City of London +36 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £550 +69.23%
South East +5 1 £550 +13.40%
Cambridge - 1 £525 -
Preston - 1 £340 -
Lancashire - 1 £340 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Cybersecurity Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Cybersecurity Architect in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (47.37%) CISSP
3 16 (42.11%) Security Architecture
4 12 (31.58%) Information Security
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) SIEM
6 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
8 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (21.05%) CRISC
8 8 (21.05%) Security Management
9 7 (18.42%) CISM
10 6 (15.79%) Network Security
10 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management
11 5 (13.16%) CESG
11 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
11 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.53%) Banking
12 4 (10.53%) CISA
12 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
13 3 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
13 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (7.89%) OWASP
13 3 (7.89%) SANS
13 3 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) CESG
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (42.11%) Security Architecture
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security
4 11 (28.95%) SIEM
5 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
7 8 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (21.05%) Security Management
8 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management
9 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
11 3 (7.89%) Network Design
11 3 (7.89%) OWASP
11 3 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
12 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
12 2 (5.26%) SABSA
12 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) CRISC
4 7 (18.42%) CISM
5 4 (10.53%) CISA
6 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (7.89%) SANS
7 2 (5.26%) CLAS
8 1 (2.63%) CEH
8 1 (2.63%) CISMP
8 1 (2.63%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
1 1 (2.63%) vCloud
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco
1 1 (2.63%) FireEye
1 1 (2.63%) HP
1 1 (2.63%) IBM
1 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.63%) Rapid7
1 1 (2.63%) Splunk
1 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
1 1 (2.63%) VMware