The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Architect
Rank 604 587 574
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Architect 15 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.028% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £594 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £569 £500 -
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Security Architect
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 15 £594 -1.04% 5
London -6 6 £600 - 3
South East - 3 £500 -
East Sussex - 3 £500 -
Brighton - 3 £500 -
City of London +38 2 £600 -17.24%
North West - 2 £625 -
South West - 2 £420 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £700 +40.00%
Yorkshire -10 1 £700 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -18 1 - -
East of England - 1 £588 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £700 -
Lancashire - 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 £700 -
Blackpool - 1 £550 -
Norwich - 1 £588 -
Leeds - 1 £700 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £588 -

IT Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
1 15 (65.22%) Security Architecture
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) SIEM
4 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) OWASP
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) CISA
7 5 (21.74%) Internet
7 5 (21.74%) Internet of Things
7 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (21.74%) Coaching
7 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
7 5 (21.74%) GWAPT
7 5 (21.74%) OSCP
7 5 (21.74%) OSCE
7 5 (21.74%) SANS
7 5 (21.74%) Email Filtering
7 5 (21.74%) Web Filtering
7 5 (21.74%) CREST Certified
8 4 (17.39%) CISM

IT Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 5 (21.74%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Security
1 15 (65.22%) Security Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) SIEM
3 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Email Filtering
6 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (21.74%) OWASP
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Web Filtering
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
8 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) CREST Certified
3 5 (21.74%) GWAPT
3 5 (21.74%) OSCE
3 5 (21.74%) OSCP
3 5 (21.74%) SANS
4 4 (17.39%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) CLAS
5 2 (8.70%) GIAC
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) Siebel
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