The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security 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
Security Architect
UK
Rank 404 345 432
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +87
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 207 306 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 191 107
Median daily rate £550 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security 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 -56 189 £550 -2.22% 41
London -1 107 £600 - 23
South East -26 26 £475 -10.37% 4
Berkshire +25 18 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +25 14 £450 -13.66% 4
North West +3 14 £550 -2.22% 3
West Yorkshire +27 13 £450 -18.18% 1
Bracknell +4 11 £550 -
East of England -8 10 £543 -13.20%
West Midlands +1 9 £506 +8.87% 4
Manchester +13 8 £550 -4.34% 3
Bedfordshire -2 7 £510 -18.40%
Scotland +27 6 £540 +13.68%
Leeds +6 6 £450 -18.18% 1
Luton +10 5 £500 -20.00%
Hampshire -4 5 £475 -17.03%
Wales - 5 £563 - 1
South Wales - 5 £563 - 1
Edinburgh +24 4 £545 +14.73%
Newport - 4 £575 -
Cheshire +23 3 - -
Warwickshire -3 3 £513 -
East Midlands - 3 £550 - 1
Reading +17 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Basingstoke +11 2 £464 -
South West +9 2 £650 +18.18% 3
Birmingham +1 2 - - 3
Coventry -3 2 £500 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 £600 -4.00%
Lancashire -6 2 £533 -4.26%

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Security 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 Security Architect in the job title.

1 191 (33.81%) Security Architecture
2 154 (27.26%) Information Security
3 133 (23.54%) Cybersecurity
4 118 (20.88%) Security Cleared
5 114 (20.18%) Finance
5 114 (20.18%) CISSP
6 103 (18.23%) Firewall
6 103 (18.23%) Network Security
7 102 (18.05%) SC Cleared
8 98 (17.35%) TOGAF
9 78 (13.81%) Cisco
10 76 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
11 70 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 55 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (8.67%) Windows
15 47 (8.32%) PCI DSS
16 46 (8.14%) Banking
17 44 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
18 43 (7.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 42 (7.43%) CISM
19 42 (7.43%) Risk Management
19 42 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
20 41 (7.26%) SIEM
21 40 (7.08%) Retail
21 40 (7.08%) Internet
22 39 (6.90%) CLAS
23 37 (6.55%) Active Directory
24 35 (6.19%) CheckPoint

Security 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 17 (3.01%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.53%) Apache
3 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) Liferay
4 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.83%) IaaS
4 15 (2.65%) Office 365
5 11 (1.95%) PaaS
6 9 (1.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 103 (18.23%) Firewall
1 103 (18.23%) Network Security
2 40 (7.08%) Internet
3 35 (6.19%) WAN
4 32 (5.66%) LAN
5 28 (4.96%) MPLS
6 23 (4.07%) VPN
7 19 (3.36%) DMZ
8 18 (3.19%) Wireless
9 16 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (2.83%) LDAP
10 11 (1.95%) NetScaler
11 10 (1.77%) SSL
12 9 (1.59%) 3G
12 9 (1.59%) 4G
12 9 (1.59%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.59%) LTE
13 8 (1.42%) 2G
13 8 (1.42%) MVNO
13 8 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.42%) Big Data
3 3 (0.53%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.53%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.18%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.71%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 114 (20.18%) Finance
2 46 (8.14%) Banking
3 40 (7.08%) Retail
4 16 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.88%) Legal
5 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.71%) Law
7 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Marketing
8 2 (0.35%) Back Office
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.72%) SAML
2 14 (2.48%) Web Services
3 10 (1.77%) Middleware
4 9 (1.59%) OAuth
5 4 (0.71%) OpenID
6 3 (0.53%) J2EE
6 3 (0.53%) JAAS
6 3 (0.53%) OAuth2
6 3 (0.53%) RESTful
6 3 (0.53%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (0.53%) SOAP
7 2 (0.35%) REST
7 2 (0.35%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.18%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.18%) SPML
8 1 (0.18%) Struts
8 1 (0.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 34 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.42%) PKI
5 21 (3.72%) Cyber Defence
6 19 (3.36%) CESG
7 18 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.42%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.67%) Windows
2 17 (3.01%) Unix
3 15 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.95%) Linux
5 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.53%) AIX
6 3 (0.53%) zOS
7 2 (0.35%) Android
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.81%) Security Architecture
2 154 (27.26%) Information Security
3 133 (23.54%) Cybersecurity
4 98 (17.35%) TOGAF
5 50 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 42 (7.43%) Risk Management
8 41 (7.26%) SIEM
9 34 (6.02%) Data Loss Prevention
9 34 (6.02%) Information Assurance
10 33 (5.84%) Security Operations
11 31 (5.49%) Risk Assessment
11 31 (5.49%) SABSA
12 29 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
13 28 (4.96%) Security Management
13 28 (4.96%) Security Testing
14 25 (4.42%) Data Protection
14 25 (4.42%) Data Security
15 23 (4.07%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.59%) Java
2 5 (0.88%) Python
2 5 (0.88%) SQL
3 4 (0.71%) C
3 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.53%) Perl
4 3 (0.53%) Ruby
5 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.18%) C#
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
6 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 114 (20.18%) CISSP
3 102 (18.05%) SC Cleared
4 44 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (7.43%) CISM
6 39 (6.90%) CLAS
7 26 (4.60%) CCIE
8 22 (3.89%) CRISC
9 21 (3.72%) CCNP
9 21 (3.72%) SANS
10 18 (3.19%) CISA
11 16 (2.83%) Degree
12 15 (2.65%) GIAC
12 15 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (2.48%) CISMP
13 14 (2.48%) DV Cleared
14 12 (2.12%) CEH
14 12 (2.12%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (2.12%) CREST Certified
14 12 (2.12%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (8.32%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.59%) COBIT
5 5 (0.88%) GDPR
6 4 (0.71%) QA
6 4 (0.71%) RMADS
7 3 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.53%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.53%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (0.35%) BS7799
8 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.35%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.24%) vCloud
2 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.53%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.35%) Docker
6 2 (0.35%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 8 (1.42%) QRadar
2 7 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.53%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.18%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 78 (13.81%) Cisco
2 35 (6.19%) CheckPoint
3 32 (5.66%) Splunk
4 31 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.49%) VMware
5 19 (3.36%) Intel Security
5 19 (3.36%) Oracle
6 18 (3.19%) Palo Alto
7 17 (3.01%) Juniper
8 13 (2.30%) F5
8 13 (2.30%) Google
9 12 (2.12%) Fortinet
10 11 (1.95%) Symantec
11 10 (1.77%) Blue Coat
11 10 (1.77%) Forcepoint
12 8 (1.42%) IBM
13 7 (1.24%) SAP
13 7 (1.24%) Trend Micro
14 6 (1.06%) Citrix
14 6 (1.06%) Varonis
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 8 days ago