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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 308 474 449
Rank change year-on-year
+166 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 383 184 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 116 133
Median daily rate £550 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £511
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.26%

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +164 371 £550 +4.76% 44
London +80 169 £600 +9.09% 25
South East +62 75 £513 +2.50% 8
Berkshire +32 30 £550 +10.00% 3
South West +23 30 £525 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire +31 29 £514 -17.84% 3
West Yorkshire +31 24 £507 -7.86% 2
West Midlands -18 22 £534 -9.14% 2
City of London +22 20 £525 +2.73% 13
Surrey +22 18 £450 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire +16 18 £475 -
Swindon +18 17 £475 -
North West +20 16 £600 +26.31% 1
Leeds +16 15 £500 -9.09% 2
Bristol - 12 £625 -
East of England +17 11 £600 +29.03% 2
Middlesex - 11 £525 - 1
Hampshire +6 10 £525 +5.42% 1
East Midlands +2 10 £575 - 2
Edinburgh +18 8 £544 +3.57% 1
Reading +17 8 £538 +7.50% 3
Scotland +9 8 £544 +14.47% 1
Manchester +2 8 £600 +33.33%
Shropshire -20 7 - -
Telford -21 7 - -
Hertfordshire +5 6 £600 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 6 £675 -3.57%
Warwickshire -1 6 £465 -
Sheffield -1 6 £675 -3.57%
Bracknell - 6 £550 -

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 267 (31.49%) Security Architecture
2 244 (28.77%) Information Security
3 232 (27.36%) CISSP
4 169 (19.93%) TOGAF
5 163 (19.22%) Security Cleared
6 151 (17.81%) Firewall
7 131 (15.45%) SC Cleared
8 130 (15.33%) Cybersecurity
9 123 (14.50%) Network Security
10 111 (13.09%) Finance
11 103 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
12 97 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 92 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 88 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 87 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
16 85 (10.02%) Risk Management
16 85 (10.02%) SIEM
17 79 (9.32%) PKI
18 77 (9.08%) SaaS
19 75 (8.84%) Cisco
20 74 (8.73%) CISM
21 71 (8.37%) Windows
21 71 (8.37%) IaaS
22 68 (8.02%) Active Directory
23 65 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
24 63 (7.43%) PCI DSS
25 62 (7.31%) PaaS
26 60 (7.08%) CESG
26 60 (7.08%) CESG Certified Professional
27 59 (6.96%) Network Design

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 28 (3.30%) OpenStack
2 14 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.83%) IIS
4 6 (0.71%) Apache
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.24%) CMS
5 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.12%) Confluence
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.35%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 103 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (9.08%) SaaS
4 71 (8.37%) IaaS
5 62 (7.31%) PaaS
6 33 (3.89%) Office 365
7 14 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.59%) Yammer
10 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.35%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 151 (17.81%) Firewall
2 123 (14.50%) Network Security
3 42 (4.95%) Internet
3 42 (4.95%) LAN
4 41 (4.83%) WAN
5 36 (4.25%) LDAP
6 28 (3.30%) MPLS
7 27 (3.18%) Wireless
8 25 (2.95%) IPsec
9 24 (2.83%) SSL
10 20 (2.36%) VPN
11 14 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (1.18%) TCP/IP
13 8 (0.94%) SAN
14 7 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.83%) VoIP
14 7 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.71%) BGP
15 6 (0.71%) DMZ
15 6 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.83%) Big Data
2 12 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.35%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (0.35%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.35%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.12%) AppScan
1 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 111 (13.09%) Finance
2 55 (6.49%) Retail
3 43 (5.07%) Banking
4 28 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.95%) Legal
6 5 (0.59%) Law
7 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.47%) Publishing
8 3 (0.35%) Automotive
8 3 (0.35%) Back Office
8 3 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.24%) Advertising
9 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.42%) Web Services
2 11 (1.30%) RESTful
3 10 (1.18%) SAML
4 6 (0.71%) .NET
4 6 (0.71%) J2EE
4 6 (0.71%) OAuth
4 6 (0.71%) OpenID
4 6 (0.71%) REST
5 3 (0.35%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.35%) JAAS
5 3 (0.35%) Middleware
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (0.35%) SOAP
6 2 (0.24%) HTML
6 2 (0.24%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.24%) WAP
6 2 (0.24%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.24%) XML
7 1 (0.12%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.32%) PKI
2 60 (7.08%) CESG
3 56 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 55 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.48%) Cryptography
7 19 (2.24%) YubiKey
8 17 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
11 11 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
12 10 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
12 10 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.06%) Smartcard
14 8 (0.94%) Computer Science
14 8 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.83%) SCADA
16 6 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (8.37%) Windows
2 30 (3.54%) Linux
3 24 (2.83%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.12%) Unix
5 9 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.35%) AIX
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.24%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (31.49%) Security Architecture
2 244 (28.77%) Information Security
3 169 (19.93%) TOGAF
4 130 (15.33%) Cybersecurity
5 97 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
7 85 (10.02%) Risk Management
7 85 (10.02%) SIEM
8 65 (7.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 59 (6.96%) Network Design
10 56 (6.60%) SABSA
11 52 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (6.13%) Security Operations
12 49 (5.78%) Identity Management
13 45 (5.31%) ITIL
14 41 (4.83%) Data Protection
15 34 (4.01%) Data Security
16 28 (3.30%) Security Management
17 27 (3.18%) Information Assurance
17 27 (3.18%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.83%) Java
2 9 (1.06%) SQL
3 6 (0.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (0.71%) Python
4 4 (0.47%) Ruby
5 3 (0.35%) C
5 3 (0.35%) C++
5 3 (0.35%) Perl
5 3 (0.35%) PHP
6 2 (0.24%) C#
6 2 (0.24%) Delphi
7 1 (0.12%) Groovy
7 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 232 (27.36%) CISSP
2 163 (19.22%) Security Cleared
3 131 (15.45%) SC Cleared
4 74 (8.73%) CISM
5 60 (7.08%) CESG Certified Professional
6 48 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (4.83%) CLAS
8 40 (4.72%) CISA
9 29 (3.42%) CRISC
10 26 (3.07%) CCIE
10 26 (3.07%) CCNP
11 25 (2.95%) Degree
12 24 (2.83%) JNCIA
12 24 (2.83%) JNCIS
13 23 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (2.36%) ISSAP
15 16 (1.89%) CISMP
15 16 (1.89%) DV Cleared
16 15 (1.77%) MCSE
17 14 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (7.43%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.36%) COBIT
4 14 (1.65%) RMADS
5 11 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.47%) QA
8 3 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.24%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.24%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 68 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.59%) vCloud
4 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.47%) RACF
6 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) NDS
8 1 (0.12%) Snort
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) SCCM
2 5 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.59%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.59%) OpenAM
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 4 (0.47%) OpenIDM
4 3 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.35%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.12%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.12%) Nessus
6 1 (0.12%) QRadar
6 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (8.84%) Cisco
2 56 (6.60%) Juniper
3 54 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.48%) Palo Alto
5 33 (3.89%) F5
5 33 (3.89%) VMware
6 31 (3.66%) CheckPoint
7 24 (2.83%) Aerohive Networks
8 22 (2.59%) Oracle
9 17 (2.00%) SAP
10 16 (1.89%) ArcSight
10 16 (1.89%) Symantec
11 15 (1.77%) LogRhythm
12 14 (1.65%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.42%) CA
13 12 (1.42%) IBM
14 11 (1.30%) Splunk
15 10 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
16 9 (1.06%) HP
17 7 (0.83%) Citrix
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