The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 441 415 469
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +54
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 143 138 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 41
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £364 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 £36.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.51% -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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 -15 127 £550 +10.00% 50
London -14 64 £550 - 21
South East -4 22 £500 +5.26% 13
North West -1 21 £510 - 5
Scotland -3 16 £463 -
South West -10 12 £465 -31.86% 3
City of London +8 8 £550 +10.00% 8
Surrey 0 8 £500 +33.33% 4
Glasgow +2 7 £425 -
Hampshire -18 7 £550 +4.06% 2
Gloucestershire -11 6 £375 -
Edinburgh - 6 £513 -
Manchester - 6 £555 - 1
Staines +2 5 - - 3
Cheshire +1 5 £600 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
Fareham - 5 £550 -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £419 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £500 -
West Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Bristol -7 2 £465 -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £625 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Gloucester - 1 £375 -
Havant - 1 - -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 123 (33.88%) Information Security
2 98 (27.00%) CISSP
3 95 (26.17%) Security Cleared
4 81 (22.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (19.28%) TOGAF
6 64 (17.63%) CESG
7 62 (17.08%) SC Cleared
8 56 (15.43%) PCI DSS
8 56 (15.43%) Information Assurance
8 56 (15.43%) Management Information System
9 53 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (13.77%) Firewall
10 50 (13.77%) Finance
11 49 (13.50%) Cyber Security
11 49 (13.50%) SABSA
12 47 (12.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 47 (12.95%) CISM
12 47 (12.95%) ITIL
13 43 (11.85%) CESG CLAS
14 37 (10.19%) Degree
14 37 (10.19%) Data Protection
15 36 (9.92%) Risk Management
16 34 (9.37%) Risk Assessment
16 34 (9.37%) Network Security
17 31 (8.54%) Data Security
18 29 (7.99%) Linux
18 29 (7.99%) RMADS
19 27 (7.44%) Cisco
19 27 (7.44%) CISA
19 27 (7.44%) Security Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.03%) IIS
1 11 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (1.10%) Node.js
3 3 (0.83%) CMS
4 2 (0.55%) TPMS
4 2 (0.55%) CICS
4 2 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.20%) MS Project
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.28%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) SaaS
1 10 (2.75%) PaaS
1 10 (2.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.77%) Firewall
2 34 (9.37%) Network Security
3 22 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (5.51%) Internet
4 20 (5.51%) LAN
5 19 (5.23%) WAN
6 18 (4.96%) VPN
7 10 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.75%) SAN
8 8 (2.20%) BGP
9 7 (1.93%) Wireless
9 7 (1.93%) ATM
9 7 (1.93%) SSL
10 6 (1.65%) NAS
10 6 (1.65%) Multicast
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.10%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.10%) SSH
12 3 (0.83%) IPsec
12 3 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.38%) Big Data
3 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.10%) MS Access
4 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.55%) Informix
5 2 (0.55%) DB2
5 2 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) DataStage
6 1 (0.28%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
General
1 50 (13.77%) Finance
2 25 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.58%) Legal
4 12 (3.31%) Banking
5 9 (2.48%) Retail
6 7 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.10%) Games
9 3 (0.83%) Local Government
9 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (59.78%) Architect
2 161 (44.35%) Security Architect
3 53 (14.60%) Consultant
4 40 (11.02%) Security Consultant
5 31 (8.54%) Technical Architect
6 30 (8.26%) Information Architect
6 30 (8.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 28 (7.71%) Analyst
8 27 (7.44%) Security Analyst
9 18 (4.96%) Information Security Architect
10 15 (4.13%) Security Advisor
11 14 (3.86%) IT Architect
12 13 (3.58%) IT Security Architect
12 13 (3.58%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 12 (3.31%) Lead Security Architect
14 11 (3.03%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
14 11 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.03%) Lead Architect
15 10 (2.75%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.20%) Middleware
2 7 (1.93%) .NET
3 5 (1.38%) OAuth
4 4 (1.10%) SAML
5 3 (0.83%) Ajax
5 3 (0.83%) JSP
5 3 (0.83%) Web Services
5 3 (0.83%) HTML
5 3 (0.83%) OpenID
6 2 (0.55%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.55%) JavaBeans
6 2 (0.55%) EJB
7 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) VML
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.63%) CESG
2 56 (15.43%) Management Information System
3 43 (11.85%) CESG CLAS
4 29 (7.99%) RMADS
5 21 (5.79%) PKI
6 20 (5.51%) Computer Science
7 17 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.58%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (2.75%) Cryptography
10 9 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.20%) Freedom of Information Act
12 7 (1.93%) Smart Meter
13 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
14 5 (1.38%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.10%) DataPower
16 3 (0.83%) User Experience
16 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.99%) Linux
2 26 (7.16%) Windows
3 22 (6.06%) UNIX
4 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.10%) AIX
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.55%) HPUX
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) VMS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (33.88%) Information Security
2 70 (19.28%) TOGAF
3 56 (15.43%) Information Assurance
4 53 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.50%) Cyber Security
5 49 (13.50%) SABSA
6 47 (12.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 47 (12.95%) ITIL
7 37 (10.19%) Data Protection
8 36 (9.92%) Risk Management
9 34 (9.37%) Risk Assessment
10 31 (8.54%) Data Security
11 27 (7.44%) Security Management
12 26 (7.16%) Zachman Framework
13 25 (6.89%) Technical Architecture
14 24 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (5.79%) Project Management
16 20 (5.51%) SIEM
17 18 (4.96%) Business Continuity
18 17 (4.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.41%) Java
2 7 (1.93%) SQL
3 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.83%) C
5 2 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) Ruby
6 1 (0.28%) VBA
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (27.00%) CISSP
2 95 (26.17%) Security Cleared
3 62 (17.08%) SC Cleared
4 47 (12.95%) CISM
5 37 (10.19%) Degree
6 27 (7.44%) CISA
7 19 (5.23%) DV Cleared
8 16 (4.41%) ISSAP
9 7 (1.93%) GIAC
10 5 (1.38%) CISMP
11 4 (1.10%) CITP
11 4 (1.10%) CRISC
11 4 (1.10%) ISACA
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.10%) Postgraduate
11 4 (1.10%) GSEC
12 3 (0.83%) GCIA
12 3 (0.83%) GCIH
12 3 (0.83%) GCED
13 2 (0.55%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (22.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (15.43%) PCI DSS
3 26 (7.16%) COBIT
4 9 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.65%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.38%) BS7799
7 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.55%) QA
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.28%) BS25999
9 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 22 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) RACF
3 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.55%) Snort
4 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
2 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (7.44%) Cisco
2 26 (7.16%) Oracle
3 22 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.41%) ArcSight
4 16 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 14 (3.86%) F5
6 13 (3.58%) VMware
7 10 (2.75%) Juniper
8 9 (2.48%) CA
8 9 (2.48%) IBM
8 9 (2.48%) Splunk
9 8 (2.20%) McAfee
9 8 (2.20%) HP
10 7 (1.93%) SAP
10 7 (1.93%) Sun
10 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.65%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (1.10%) Sourcefire
13 3 (0.83%) Tripwire
13 3 (0.83%) Sybase
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