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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Architect
UK
Rank 582 606 603
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 26 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.045% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 3
Median daily rate £606 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £538 -
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 8 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +31 20 £615 -5.38% 8
London +25 19 £617 -5.11% 5
Wales - 5 £563 -
South Wales - 5 £563 -
Newport - 4 £575 -
North West +23 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 -

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 51 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (35.29%) Security Architecture
3 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (17.65%) CISSP
8 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
8 8 (15.69%) Banking
8 8 (15.69%) Information Security
8 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.73%) SAML
9 7 (13.73%) Kerberos
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (13.73%) Open Source
9 7 (13.73%) SIEM
9 7 (13.73%) Cyber Defence
10 6 (11.76%) Information Assurance
10 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Network Security
10 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
10 6 (11.76%) Google
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.80%) Service Design
11 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
12 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
12 4 (7.84%) Cyber Attack

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 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Kerberos
2 6 (11.76%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) SCCP
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) SAML
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (7.84%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.96%) CESG
5 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (35.29%) Security Architecture
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) Information Security
4 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.73%) Open Source
5 7 (13.73%) SIEM
6 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 6 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Service Design
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.84%) SABSA
9 3 (5.88%) Security Management
9 3 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) CISSP
4 4 (7.84%) CISM
5 3 (5.88%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.92%) CEH
6 2 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.92%) CISMP
6 2 (3.92%) CRISC
6 2 (3.92%) GIAC
6 2 (3.92%) ISSAP
6 2 (3.92%) SANS
7 1 (1.96%) CISA
7 1 (1.96%) CLAS
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) RMADS
3 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) QRadar
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Splunk
2 4 (7.84%) Tripwire
3 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.92%) CyberArk
3 2 (3.92%) Dell
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec
3 2 (3.92%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.96%) Saba
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) VMware