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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Architect
Rank 622 632 619
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Architect 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
Median daily rate £625 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £406 -
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 2016.

Cybersecurity Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Architect
Top 10 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 25 May 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 -2 19 £625 +13.63% 1
London +9 13 £700 +27.27%
North West - 3 £515 -
South East -8 2 £575 +84.00% 1
Cheshire - 2 £515 -
Berkshire - 2 £575 -
North East - 1 £800 -
Harrow - 1 £575 -
Reading - 1 £625 -
Manchester - 1 £650 -

Cybersecurity Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 41 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (48.78%) Security Architecture
3 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (39.02%) SIEM
4 16 (39.02%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (39.02%) CISSP
5 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (24.39%) Cryptography
7 8 (19.51%) Information Security
8 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
8 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) Network Security
9 6 (14.63%) Security Management
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) CISA
10 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (9.76%) Degree
11 4 (9.76%) GIAC
11 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
11 4 (9.76%) SABSA
12 3 (7.32%) SANS
12 3 (7.32%) CISM
12 3 (7.32%) Project Management
12 3 (7.32%) Oracle
12 3 (7.32%) Unix
12 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.32%) Finance
12 3 (7.32%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Cryptography
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (48.78%) Security Architecture
3 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (39.02%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (39.02%) SIEM
5 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) Information Security
7 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
8 6 (14.63%) Security Management
9 4 (9.76%) Information Security Management
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.76%) SABSA
10 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
11 2 (4.88%) OWASP
12 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (2.44%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CISSP
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) CISA
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) GIAC
6 3 (7.32%) CISM
6 3 (7.32%) ISSAP
6 3 (7.32%) SANS
7 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.88%) CLAS
8 1 (2.44%) CCDP
8 1 (2.44%) CCIE
8 1 (2.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.44%) CEH
8 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) BS25999
3 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) FireEye
2 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
2 1 (2.44%) Splunk
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec
2 1 (2.44%) Tripwire