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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 310 378 433
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 336 292 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 197 142
Median daily rate £560 £575 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +12.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £554 £510
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +8.57%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 +41 310 £575 - 45
London +20 130 £600 - 24
South East +14 62 £525 -3.44% 4
Berkshire +22 28 £538 +1.17% 3
West Midlands -8 26 £546 +1.15% 3
South West +16 24 £538 -10.41% 4
North West -19 22 £650 +3.17% 3
Edinburgh +34 19 £538 +3.61% 2
Scotland +20 19 £538 +3.61% 2
City of London -4 18 £555 -7.45% 8
Wiltshire +10 15 £475 +2.70%
East of England +8 14 £550 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +18 13 £450 -18.18% 2
Surrey +25 12 £425 -20.56%
West Yorkshire +18 12 £450 -21.73% 2
Cheshire +7 12 £675 +8.00%
East Midlands +12 11 £575 +35.29% 3
Warrington -2 10 £675 +6.71%
Hertfordshire +6 9 £575 +21.05%
Manchester +4 9 £600 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +1 9 £660 +12.86% 1
Bristol - 9 £600 - 2
Swindon +14 8 £469 +1.35%
Bracknell - 7 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire +23 6 £525 -0.94%
Milton Keynes +16 6 £525 -0.94%
Birmingham +1 6 £600 +13.20% 2
Shropshire 0 6 - -
Telford -5 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £550 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 244 (34.03%) Security Architecture
2 209 (29.15%) Information Security
3 184 (25.66%) CISSP
4 151 (21.06%) Security Cleared
5 147 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
6 129 (17.99%) TOGAF
7 128 (17.85%) SC Cleared
8 120 (16.74%) Finance
9 110 (15.34%) Network Security
10 107 (14.92%) Firewall
11 87 (12.13%) Cisco
12 84 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (11.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 72 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 68 (9.48%) Risk Management
17 66 (9.21%) CISM
18 64 (8.93%) SIEM
19 61 (8.51%) PCI DSS
20 57 (7.95%) Identity Access Management
21 56 (7.81%) Windows
22 55 (7.67%) Management Information System
22 55 (7.67%) Retail
23 51 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
24 50 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
25 47 (6.56%) Active Directory
25 47 (6.56%) Internet
25 47 (6.56%) Banking
25 47 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
26 46 (6.42%) CLAS

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 33 (4.60%) OpenStack
2 6 (0.84%) Apache
3 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.14%) IIS
4 1 (0.14%) Liferay
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.56%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.46%) SaaS
4 31 (4.32%) IaaS
5 20 (2.79%) PaaS
6 19 (2.65%) Office 365
7 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.42%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 110 (15.34%) Network Security
2 107 (14.92%) Firewall
3 47 (6.56%) Internet
4 37 (5.16%) WAN
5 36 (5.02%) MPLS
6 33 (4.60%) LAN
7 22 (3.07%) VPN
8 18 (2.51%) LDAP
9 17 (2.37%) Wireless
10 15 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (1.95%) IPsec
12 9 (1.26%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.26%) SAN
12 9 (1.26%) SSL
13 8 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (0.98%) BGP
14 7 (0.98%) DMZ
14 7 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.79%) Big Data
2 9 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.56%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.42%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.14%) MySQL
7 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.56%) Travis CI
General
1 120 (16.74%) Finance
2 55 (7.67%) Retail
3 47 (6.56%) Banking
4 25 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.39%) Legal
6 6 (0.84%) Law
7 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.56%) Marketing
9 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Local Government
10 2 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.95%) SAML
2 12 (1.67%) Web Services
3 8 (1.12%) OAuth
3 8 (1.12%) RESTful
4 7 (0.98%) J2EE
5 6 (0.84%) Middleware
6 5 (0.70%) OpenID
6 5 (0.70%) REST
7 4 (0.56%) .NET
7 4 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (0.42%) JAAS
9 2 (0.28%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.28%) WAP
9 2 (0.28%) WebSockets
10 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.14%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.14%) SOAP
10 1 (0.14%) SPML
10 1 (0.14%) Spring
10 1 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.67%) Management Information System
2 40 (5.58%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 34 (4.74%) CESG
4 33 (4.60%) PKI
5 27 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (1.67%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.12%) YubiKey
10 7 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.56%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.81%) Windows
2 19 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.37%) Unix
4 15 (2.09%) Linux
5 3 (0.42%) AIX
5 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.28%) Android
6 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (34.03%) Security Architecture
2 209 (29.15%) Information Security
3 147 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
4 129 (17.99%) TOGAF
5 72 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (9.48%) Risk Management
7 64 (8.93%) SIEM
8 57 (7.95%) Identity Access Management
9 51 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 43 (6.00%) Data Security
11 43 (6.00%) Security Operations
12 38 (5.30%) Network Design
13 34 (4.74%) SABSA
14 31 (4.32%) Information Assurance
14 31 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
15 30 (4.18%) Data Protection
15 30 (4.18%) Security Management
16 28 (3.91%) ITIL
17 27 (3.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.23%) Java
2 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
2 5 (0.70%) SQL
3 4 (0.56%) Python
4 3 (0.42%) Perl
4 3 (0.42%) PHP
4 3 (0.42%) Ruby
5 2 (0.28%) C
5 2 (0.28%) Delphi
6 1 (0.14%) C#
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 184 (25.66%) CISSP
2 151 (21.06%) Security Cleared
3 128 (17.85%) SC Cleared
4 66 (9.21%) CISM
5 50 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (6.42%) CLAS
7 36 (5.02%) CRISC
8 32 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
9 29 (4.04%) CCIE
10 27 (3.77%) CCNP
11 26 (3.63%) CISA
12 24 (3.35%) Degree
13 19 (2.65%) CISMP
13 19 (2.65%) DV Cleared
13 19 (2.65%) GIAC
14 17 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (2.23%) SANS
16 15 (2.09%) JNCIS
16 15 (2.09%) MCSE
17 14 (1.95%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (8.51%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.39%) COBIT
4 10 (1.39%) RMADS
5 6 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.84%) QA
6 3 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.28%) BS7799
7 2 (0.28%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 47 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.39%) vCloud
2 10 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.42%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.28%) Docker
6 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) NDS
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (0.84%) FortiGate
2 6 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.70%) OpenAM
3 5 (0.70%) QRadar
4 4 (0.56%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.14%) Nessus
6 1 (0.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (12.13%) Cisco
2 38 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.30%) VMware
3 37 (5.16%) CheckPoint
4 32 (4.46%) Palo Alto
5 30 (4.18%) Juniper
6 27 (3.77%) Splunk
7 22 (3.07%) F5
8 18 (2.51%) Intel Security
8 18 (2.51%) Oracle
9 14 (1.95%) SAP
10 13 (1.81%) IBM
11 11 (1.53%) Aerohive Networks
12 10 (1.39%) Blue Coat
12 10 (1.39%) Google
12 10 (1.39%) Symantec
13 9 (1.26%) HP
13 9 (1.26%) LogRhythm
14 8 (1.12%) Forcepoint
14 8 (1.12%) Fortinet
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