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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
UK
Rank 351 348 427
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +79
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 261 298 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 200 110
Median daily rate £575 £575 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -12 237 £595 +3.47% 54
London +15 118 £614 +4.46% 32
South East -24 29 £550 - 5
North West +1 21 £600 -2.83% 5
Berkshire +17 17 £538 +2.38% 2
South West +12 16 £600 +9.09% 5
East of England +1 16 £575 -8.00% 1
Scotland +36 13 £550 +11.39% 2
Edinburgh +24 12 £600 +21.51% 2
West Midlands -9 12 £544 +19.50% 2
Yorkshire +2 11 £450 -18.18% 4
Manchester +26 10 £600 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +7 10 £450 -21.73% 4
Bedfordshire +1 8 £550 -12.00% 1
East Midlands - 8 £500 -
Bristol - 8 £600 - 2
Cheshire +11 7 £663 +3.51%
Wiltshire +5 7 £513 +2.50%
Hertfordshire 0 7 £600 -4.00%
Bracknell +7 6 £550 -
Leeds +4 6 £450 -21.73% 3
City of London -4 6 £675 +12.50% 8
Luton +7 5 £500 -20.00% 1
Solihull - 5 - -
Warrington +2 4 £675 +5.46%
Hampshire -12 4 £660 +15.89% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes +6 3 £525 -0.94%
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £525 -0.94%
Warwickshire -1 3 £563 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 224 (36.42%) Security Architecture
2 187 (30.41%) Information Security
3 143 (23.25%) CISSP
4 138 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
5 126 (20.49%) Security Cleared
6 117 (19.02%) TOGAF
7 111 (18.05%) Finance
8 109 (17.72%) Network Security
9 108 (17.56%) SC Cleared
10 99 (16.10%) Firewall
11 84 (13.66%) Cisco
12 74 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
13 73 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 59 (9.59%) Risk Management
15 57 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 55 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 55 (8.94%) PCI DSS
17 53 (8.62%) CISM
17 53 (8.62%) Windows
18 52 (8.46%) SIEM
19 51 (8.29%) Retail
20 50 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
21 48 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
22 46 (7.48%) Internet
22 46 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
23 45 (7.32%) Banking
24 43 (6.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
25 42 (6.83%) CLAS
25 42 (6.83%) Active Directory
26 41 (6.67%) Microsoft

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 19 (3.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.49%) Apache
3 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.16%) Liferay
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) MS Office
2 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.41%) IaaS
4 16 (2.60%) SaaS
5 13 (2.11%) Office 365
6 10 (1.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) Akamai
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 109 (17.72%) Network Security
2 99 (16.10%) Firewall
3 46 (7.48%) Internet
4 36 (5.85%) WAN
5 34 (5.53%) MPLS
6 32 (5.20%) LAN
7 22 (3.58%) VPN
8 17 (2.76%) Wireless
9 16 (2.60%) DMZ
9 16 (2.60%) LDAP
10 14 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.11%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.46%) 3G
12 9 (1.46%) 4G
12 9 (1.46%) SAN
13 8 (1.30%) 2G
13 8 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (1.30%) LTE
13 8 (1.30%) MVNO
13 8 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.60%) Big Data
2 9 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.49%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.16%) MySQL
6 1 (0.16%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 111 (18.05%) Finance
2 51 (8.29%) Retail
3 45 (7.32%) Banking
4 16 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.98%) Law
5 6 (0.98%) Legal
6 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) Local Government
8 2 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.93%) SAML
2 12 (1.95%) Web Services
3 8 (1.30%) Middleware
3 8 (1.30%) OAuth
4 7 (1.14%) RESTful
5 6 (0.98%) J2EE
6 5 (0.81%) OpenID
6 5 (0.81%) REST
7 3 (0.49%) JAAS
7 3 (0.49%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.33%) .NET
8 2 (0.33%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.33%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.16%) HTML
9 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.16%) SPML
9 1 (0.16%) Struts
9 1 (0.16%) Velocity
9 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 40 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.39%) CESG
5 23 (3.74%) Cyber Defence
6 22 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.58%) PKI
7 18 (2.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.63%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.14%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.49%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.62%) Windows
2 19 (3.09%) Unix
2 19 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.28%) Linux
4 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.49%) AIX
6 2 (0.33%) Android
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (36.42%) Security Architecture
2 187 (30.41%) Information Security
3 138 (22.44%) Cybersecurity
4 117 (19.02%) TOGAF
5 59 (9.59%) Risk Management
6 55 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (8.46%) SIEM
8 50 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 37 (6.02%) Security Operations
11 35 (5.69%) Identity Access Management
12 34 (5.53%) Information Assurance
13 33 (5.37%) SABSA
14 31 (5.04%) Risk Assessment
15 30 (4.88%) Data Security
16 29 (4.72%) Data Loss Prevention
17 28 (4.55%) Security Testing
18 27 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
19 26 (4.23%) Data Protection
20 25 (4.07%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.95%) Java
2 5 (0.81%) SQL
3 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.49%) Perl
4 3 (0.49%) Python
4 3 (0.49%) Ruby
5 2 (0.33%) Delphi
6 1 (0.16%) C
6 1 (0.16%) PHP
6 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 143 (23.25%) CISSP
2 126 (20.49%) Security Cleared
3 108 (17.56%) SC Cleared
4 53 (8.62%) CISM
5 48 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (6.83%) CLAS
7 30 (4.88%) CCIE
8 26 (4.23%) CRISC
9 23 (3.74%) CCNP
10 21 (3.41%) CISA
10 21 (3.41%) SANS
11 19 (3.09%) CISMP
11 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (2.76%) CESG Certified Professional
13 16 (2.60%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.60%) GIAC
14 15 (2.44%) MCSE
15 14 (2.28%) Degree
16 13 (2.11%) ISSAP
17 12 (1.95%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (8.94%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.79%) COBIT
5 5 (0.81%) QA
6 4 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.65%) RMADS
7 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.49%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (0.33%) BS7799
8 2 (0.33%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.33%) GDPR
8 2 (0.33%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 42 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.79%) vCloud
3 9 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.33%) Docker
7 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.33%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (0.98%) FortiGate
2 6 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (0.98%) QRadar
3 5 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 5 (0.81%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.65%) OpenIDM
5 3 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 84 (13.66%) Cisco
2 41 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.18%) CheckPoint
4 36 (5.85%) VMware
5 30 (4.88%) Splunk
6 21 (3.41%) Oracle
6 21 (3.41%) Palo Alto
7 17 (2.76%) Intel Security
7 17 (2.76%) Juniper
8 13 (2.11%) Google
8 13 (2.11%) IBM
9 11 (1.79%) F5
9 11 (1.79%) SAP
9 11 (1.79%) Symantec
10 9 (1.46%) Blue Coat
10 9 (1.46%) Forcepoint
11 8 (1.30%) Fortinet
12 6 (0.98%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (0.98%) LogRhythm
12 6 (0.98%) Varonis
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