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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
UK
Rank 439 357 462
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +105
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 158 286 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 182 97
Median daily rate £550 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.38%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 -84 146 £566 -1.52% 63
London -58 83 £593 +3.04% 25
North West +2 18 £501 -0.09% 6
South East -13 18 £500 - 9
East of England +2 11 £513 -18.00% 3
Scotland +22 8 £525 +23.52%
Manchester +10 8 - - 6
Hertfordshire +5 8 £525 -16.00% 2
Cheshire +28 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £500 +11.11% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £550 - 5
Milton Keynes +9 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire -4 5 £365 -27.00%
South West -7 5 £365 -33.63% 10
South Yorkshire - 5 £550 - 2
Edinburgh +20 4 £575 +15.00%
Berkshire +14 4 £525 +5.00% 2
Hampshire +10 4 £660 +5.60% 2
Glasgow +2 4 £433 -
West Midlands -3 4 £225 -56.31% 5
Sheffield - 4 £575 - 2
Surrey -5 3 £375 -28.57% 4
Luton +9 2 £575 -8.00%
Bedfordshire +1 2 £575 -8.00%
City of London -15 2 £475 -9.52% 7
Staines - 2 £375 - 1
Southampton - 2 £660 - 1
Salisbury - 2 £365 -
Croydon - 2 £550 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 190 (46.23%) Information Security
2 128 (31.14%) Security Cleared
3 119 (28.95%) CISSP
4 105 (25.55%) SC Cleared
4 105 (25.55%) Cybersecurity
5 96 (23.36%) Finance
6 81 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (17.03%) Risk Management
8 68 (16.55%) Information Assurance
9 66 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
9 66 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 57 (13.87%) Network Security
10 57 (13.87%) TOGAF
11 55 (13.38%) Windows
12 53 (12.90%) Firewall
13 45 (10.95%) CISM
14 43 (10.46%) Management Information System
15 42 (10.22%) CESG
16 41 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (9.73%) Linux
18 38 (9.25%) Security Management
19 37 (9.00%) CLAS
20 34 (8.27%) Microsoft
20 34 (8.27%) Unix
20 34 (8.27%) Risk Assessment
20 34 (8.27%) CESG Certified Professional
21 32 (7.79%) OWASP
22 31 (7.54%) PCI DSS
22 31 (7.54%) Cryptography

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 6 (1.46%) IIS
2 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.49%) Confluence
4 2 (0.49%) Liferay
4 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.97%) Epicor iScala
Cloud Services
1 66 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.19%) IaaS
4 7 (1.70%) PaaS
5 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.46%) SaaS
6 5 (1.22%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.87%) Network Security
2 53 (12.90%) Firewall
3 20 (4.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.38%) Internet
5 14 (3.41%) DNS
6 13 (3.16%) SSL
7 12 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (2.92%) LDAP
7 12 (2.92%) Wireless
8 10 (2.43%) IPsec
8 10 (2.43%) Kerberos
8 10 (2.43%) LAN
8 10 (2.43%) VPN
8 10 (2.43%) WAN
9 8 (1.95%) BGP
9 8 (1.95%) EIGRP
9 8 (1.95%) NetScaler
9 8 (1.95%) OSPF
10 7 (1.70%) DHCP
11 6 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.38%) Big Data
2 9 (2.19%) GIS
3 8 (1.95%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.95%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.70%) MySQL
5 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.49%) HBase
5 2 (0.49%) OLTP
5 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.97%) Travis CI
4 3 (0.73%) JIRA
4 3 (0.73%) Maven
5 2 (0.49%) git-flow
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Bower
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) Grunt
6 1 (0.24%) gulp
6 1 (0.24%) JBehave
6 1 (0.24%) JUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (23.36%) Finance
2 27 (6.57%) Banking
3 19 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.65%) Legal
5 13 (3.16%) Retail
6 12 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.19%) Electronics
7 9 (2.19%) Marketing
8 8 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.22%) Publishing
10 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.73%) Law
11 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 232 (56.45%) Architect
2 195 (47.45%) Security Architect
3 80 (19.46%) Consultant
4 70 (17.03%) Security Consultant
5 36 (8.76%) Analyst
6 26 (6.33%) Security Analyst
7 25 (6.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 24 (5.84%) Security Engineer
9 20 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
9 20 (4.87%) Information Architect
9 20 (4.87%) Information Security Architect
10 18 (4.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 17 (4.14%) Lead Security Architect
12 15 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
12 15 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.41%) Lead Architect
14 13 (3.16%) AWS Architect
14 13 (3.16%) Enterprise Security Architect
15 11 (2.68%) Security Manager
16 10 (2.43%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.89%) SAML
2 14 (3.41%) Web Services
3 10 (2.43%) Middleware
4 9 (2.19%) .NET
4 9 (2.19%) REST
5 7 (1.70%) RESTful
6 6 (1.46%) JSON
7 5 (1.22%) Ajax
8 4 (0.97%) CSS
8 4 (0.97%) CSS3
8 4 (0.97%) HTML
8 4 (0.97%) HTML5
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.73%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.49%) EDI
10 2 (0.49%) Grails
10 2 (0.49%) OAuth
10 2 (0.49%) OAuth2
10 2 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.46%) Management Information System
2 42 (10.22%) CESG
3 23 (5.60%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.41%) Cyber Defence
7 12 (2.92%) CESG CLAS
8 11 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.19%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.95%) PKI
10 8 (1.95%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.22%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (0.97%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
14 3 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.38%) Windows
2 40 (9.73%) Linux
3 34 (8.27%) Unix
4 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.97%) AIX
8 3 (0.73%) Android
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.49%) Solaris
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (46.23%) Information Security
2 105 (25.55%) Cybersecurity
3 81 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (17.03%) Risk Management
5 68 (16.55%) Information Assurance
6 57 (13.87%) TOGAF
7 41 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
9 38 (9.25%) Security Management
10 34 (8.27%) Risk Assessment
11 32 (7.79%) OWASP
12 31 (7.54%) Cryptography
13 30 (7.30%) SABSA
13 30 (7.30%) SIEM
14 29 (7.06%) Security Testing
15 25 (6.08%) DevOps
16 23 (5.60%) Open Source
17 21 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (5.11%) Data Protection
17 21 (5.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.33%) Java
2 16 (3.89%) Python
3 12 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.68%) SQL
5 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.49%) C++
7 2 (0.49%) Groovy
7 2 (0.49%) Scala
7 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) C
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 128 (31.14%) Security Cleared
2 119 (28.95%) CISSP
3 105 (25.55%) SC Cleared
4 45 (10.95%) CISM
5 37 (9.00%) CLAS
6 34 (8.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 28 (6.81%) SANS
8 27 (6.57%) Degree
9 26 (6.33%) CREST Certified
10 25 (6.08%) DV Cleared
11 24 (5.84%) CEH
12 16 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (3.65%) GIAC
14 13 (3.16%) CISA
14 13 (3.16%) IISP
15 10 (2.43%) CITP
16 9 (2.19%) MBCS
17 8 (1.95%) CRISC
18 7 (1.70%) CCNP
18 7 (1.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (7.54%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.41%) RMADS
4 11 (2.68%) COBIT
5 7 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.46%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.73%) GDPR
9 3 (0.73%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.49%) BS7799
10 2 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.24%) HL7
11 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.24%) QA
11 1 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 28 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) Docker
4 4 (0.97%) Snort
4 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.49%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.49%) vCloud
6 2 (0.49%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.19%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.22%) QRadar
4 4 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.97%) Nessus
4 4 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.73%) Ansible
5 3 (0.73%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.49%) Cacti
6 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.49%) Nagios
6 2 (0.49%) OpenView
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.49%) SCCM
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.57%) Cisco
3 18 (4.38%) VMware
4 17 (4.14%) Intel Security
5 16 (3.89%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.89%) Citrix
5 16 (3.89%) Oracle
6 14 (3.41%) Palo Alto
6 14 (3.41%) Splunk
7 12 (2.92%) Google
8 10 (2.43%) F5
8 10 (2.43%) Juniper
9 9 (2.19%) Aruba
10 8 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.95%) SAP
11 7 (1.70%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.46%) Symantec
13 5 (1.22%) Arista
13 5 (1.22%) IBM
14 4 (0.97%) FireEye
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