The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 381 476 405
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -71
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 297 175 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 87 128
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £499
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £67.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 - £26.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - £32.00

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
44683 43767 41024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.28% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27730 25945
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1246 1211
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +90 280 £550 +4.76% 37
London +33 127 £600 +9.09% 22
South East +17 58 £500 -2.24% 5
South West +3 20 £400 -31.91% 1
Surrey -6 20 £500 -9.09% 1
Berkshire +6 17 £500 -6.97% 1
North West +5 16 £538 +13.15% 1
East of England +20 15 £550 +33.33% 2
Bristol - 14 £400 - 1
East Midlands +23 13 £585 +11.42%
Nottinghamshire +13 13 £585 -
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £500 +25.00%
Nottingham +11 12 £585 -
City of London +36 10 £588 +17.50% 3
Manchester -7 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands -7 10 £500 +14.28% 2
North East - 10 £800 -
Bedfordshire +8 8 £550 +22.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £775 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £775 -
Scotland -15 7 £338 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +3 6 £488 +21.87%
Staines 0 6 - -
Leatherhead -20 6 £500 -
Essex - 6 - -
Midlands - 6 £550 -
Swindon +6 5 £380 -
Edinburgh 0 5 £325 -
Middlesex -1 5 £500 +10.74%
Wiltshire -2 5 £380 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 228 (40.14%) CISSP
2 204 (35.92%) Information Security
3 127 (22.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (19.19%) TOGAF
6 106 (18.66%) Cybersecurity
7 100 (17.61%) Security Cleared
8 96 (16.90%) Risk Management
9 95 (16.73%) Finance
10 88 (15.49%) CISM
11 87 (15.32%) Firewall
12 82 (14.44%) SC Cleared
13 81 (14.26%) Network Security
14 75 (13.20%) PCI DSS
15 73 (12.85%) Windows
16 71 (12.50%) SABSA
17 67 (11.80%) SIEM
17 67 (11.80%) Degree
18 66 (11.62%) CESG Certified Professional
19 65 (11.44%) Linux
19 65 (11.44%) CESG
20 64 (11.27%) Management Information System
21 60 (10.56%) Oracle
21 60 (10.56%) Enterprise Architecture
22 57 (10.04%) Risk Assessment
23 56 (9.86%) Security Management
23 56 (9.86%) Unix
24 55 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
24 55 (9.68%) CLAS
24 55 (9.68%) Data Centre

Security Architecture
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 (3.35%) IIS
2 16 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.06%) JBoss
4 6 (1.06%) Tuxedo
5 5 (0.88%) Apache
6 3 (0.53%) Confluence
6 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.35%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.35%) Mule
7 2 (0.35%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.35%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.35%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.29%) IaaS
5 12 (2.11%) Office 365
6 11 (1.94%) SaaS
7 9 (1.58%) PaaS
8 3 (0.53%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.53%) Yammer
9 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.32%) Firewall
2 81 (14.26%) Network Security
3 52 (9.15%) Internet
4 22 (3.87%) SSL
5 21 (3.70%) Wireless
6 20 (3.52%) LAN
7 19 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (2.82%) SAN
9 15 (2.64%) WAN
10 13 (2.29%) IPsec
11 12 (2.11%) TCP/IP
12 11 (1.94%) DNS
12 11 (1.94%) Multicast
13 10 (1.76%) MPLS
13 10 (1.76%) VPN
14 9 (1.58%) LDAP
15 7 (1.23%) Cisco ISE
15 7 (1.23%) Intranet
15 7 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.94%) DB2
3 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.06%) Big Data
5 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) JIRA
1 3 (0.53%) MSI
2 2 (0.35%) GitLab
2 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (16.73%) Finance
2 33 (5.81%) Banking
3 28 (4.93%) Legal
4 18 (3.17%) Retail
4 18 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.70%) Games
6 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.53%) Front Office
7 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (59.15%) Architect
2 270 (47.54%) Security Architect
3 81 (14.26%) Consultant
4 62 (10.92%) Security Consultant
5 49 (8.63%) Cloud Architect
6 36 (6.34%) Analyst
7 34 (5.99%) Security Analyst
8 31 (5.46%) CISSP Architect
9 29 (5.11%) Technical Architect
10 28 (4.93%) Security Engineer
11 27 (4.75%) Information Security Architect
12 25 (4.40%) Senior Architect
13 24 (4.23%) Information Architect
13 24 (4.23%) Security Advisor
14 21 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 21 (3.70%) Security Manager
15 18 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
16 17 (2.99%) Lead Security Architect
17 16 (2.82%) Enterprise Security Architect
18 15 (2.64%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.70%) JSON
2 20 (3.52%) .NET
3 11 (1.94%) Middleware
3 11 (1.94%) REST
4 10 (1.76%) Ajax
4 10 (1.76%) CSS
4 10 (1.76%) CSS3
4 10 (1.76%) HTML
4 10 (1.76%) HTML5
5 9 (1.58%) jQuery
6 5 (0.88%) Web Services
7 4 (0.70%) SAML
8 3 (0.53%) XML
9 2 (0.35%) J2EE
9 2 (0.35%) LAMP
9 2 (0.35%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.35%) OAuth
9 2 (0.35%) Play Framework
9 2 (0.35%) SOAP
9 2 (0.35%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.44%) CESG
2 64 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 55 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.93%) PKI
5 25 (4.40%) Cryptography
6 20 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.52%) CESG CLAS
7 19 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.35%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.82%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (2.46%) Smartcard
10 10 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.76%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.41%) SCADA
12 6 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.85%) Windows
2 65 (11.44%) Linux
3 56 (9.86%) Unix
4 19 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.58%) AIX
6 7 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.06%) VME
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.88%) Solaris
8 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.70%) zOS
10 3 (0.53%) Android
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (35.92%) Information Security
2 121 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (19.19%) TOGAF
4 106 (18.66%) Cybersecurity
5 96 (16.90%) Risk Management
6 71 (12.50%) SABSA
7 67 (11.80%) SIEM
8 60 (10.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 57 (10.04%) Risk Assessment
10 56 (9.86%) Security Management
11 51 (8.98%) Data Protection
12 50 (8.80%) Information Assurance
13 48 (8.45%) ITIL
14 45 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
15 41 (7.22%) Security Operations
16 39 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (6.16%) Penetration Testing
17 35 (6.16%) Scrum
18 33 (5.81%) OWASP
19 30 (5.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.45%) Java
2 24 (4.23%) SQL
3 14 (2.46%) PHP
3 14 (2.46%) Shell Script
4 11 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.58%) Python
7 6 (1.06%) COBOL
8 5 (0.88%) C
9 4 (0.70%) C++
9 4 (0.70%) Perl
10 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.35%) C#
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (40.14%) CISSP
2 100 (17.61%) Security Cleared
3 88 (15.49%) CISM
4 82 (14.44%) SC Cleared
5 67 (11.80%) Degree
6 66 (11.62%) CESG Certified Professional
7 55 (9.68%) CLAS
8 53 (9.33%) CISA
9 28 (4.93%) ISSAP
10 24 (4.23%) CEH
11 20 (3.52%) IISP
12 18 (3.17%) GIAC
13 17 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (2.99%) CISMP
14 16 (2.82%) CREST Certified
15 13 (2.29%) SANS
16 11 (1.94%) CRISC
17 10 (1.76%) CCIE
17 10 (1.76%) GCIH
18 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (22.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (13.20%) PCI DSS
3 29 (5.11%) RMADS
4 21 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (3.52%) COBIT
6 18 (3.17%) ISO27005
7 12 (2.11%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 10 (1.76%) ISO 9001
10 9 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (1.41%) FIPS 140-2
12 6 (1.06%) ISO27002
13 5 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
13 5 (0.88%) GxP
14 4 (0.70%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.53%) BS25999
15 3 (0.53%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.53%) QA
16 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
17 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 54 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.06%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.35%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.35%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.18%) Snort
5 1 (0.18%) SRDF
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.53%) Nessus
2 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.53%) Puppet
2 3 (0.53%) QRadar
2 3 (0.53%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) yum
3 2 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.35%) Cacti
3 2 (0.35%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.35%) Nagios
3 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.35%) zSecure
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.18%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (10.56%) Oracle
2 48 (8.45%) Cisco
3 46 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.75%) ArcSight
5 22 (3.87%) VMware
6 17 (2.99%) IBM
7 14 (2.46%) Splunk
7 14 (2.46%) Sybase
8 13 (2.29%) Intel Security
9 12 (2.11%) Juniper
9 12 (2.11%) Sun
10 11 (1.94%) Qualys
10 11 (1.94%) Tripwire
11 10 (1.76%) Barracuda Networks
12 9 (1.58%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.58%) Cyber-Ark
12 9 (1.58%) F5
12 9 (1.58%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.58%) SAP
12 9 (1.58%) Symantec
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