The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Architect
Rank 617 614 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Cyber Security Architect 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Cyber Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cyber Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
England -6 8 £550 +4.76% 3
London +3 6 £550 -8.33% 2
Hampshire +3 2 £485 +7.77%
South East -23 2 £485 +7.77%

Cyber Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Architect in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 14 (87.50%) CISSP
3 13 (81.25%) CISM
4 12 (75.00%) Big Data
5 10 (62.50%) IaaS
5 10 (62.50%) PaaS
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) COBIT
7 2 (12.50%) CISA
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (12.50%) PKI
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (12.50%) SaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PhD
7 2 (12.50%) LAN

Cyber Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) PaaS
1 10 (62.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) SABSA
4 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
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