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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 409 467 439
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -28
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 252 175 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 88 121
Median daily rate £550 £540 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £506
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £68.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +94.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.79% -

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 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 4 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 +53 238 £550 - 51
London +22 116 £600 +5.03% 28
South East +6 56 £500 - 7
Berkshire +25 22 £500 -6.97% 4
Surrey 0 20 £500 -4.76% 1
North West +8 15 £500 +21.95% 5
South West +2 14 £575 -2.54% 1
City of London +43 13 £638 +25.92% 9
East of England +14 9 £650 +57.57% 3
Bristol - 8 £523 - 1
Reading - 8 £563 -
East Midlands +16 7 £565 +7.61% 1
Manchester -3 7 £500 - 4
Leatherhead -22 7 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £565 -
Nottingham - 7 £565 -
Midlands - 7 £550 -
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £500 +25.00%
Scotland -14 6 £350 -30.00% 3
West Midlands -17 6 £445 -6.31% 4
Essex - 6 - -
Middlesex -2 5 £500 +23.45%
Hampshire +2 4 £625 +66.66%
Fareham 0 4 £625 +13.63%
Staines -1 4 - -
Edinburgh -9 4 £325 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £445 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £500 - 2
Leeds - 4 £500 - 2

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 217 (40.11%) CISSP
2 179 (33.09%) Information Security
3 113 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
5 104 (19.22%) TOGAF
6 96 (17.74%) CISM
7 94 (17.38%) Finance
8 93 (17.19%) Risk Management
9 91 (16.82%) Security Cleared
10 76 (14.05%) SC Cleared
10 76 (14.05%) SABSA
11 74 (13.68%) Network Security
12 73 (13.49%) Firewall
13 67 (12.38%) Degree
14 65 (12.01%) CLAS
15 64 (11.83%) Security Management
16 61 (11.28%) PCI DSS
17 60 (11.09%) Windows
18 56 (10.35%) Enterprise Architecture
19 55 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
19 55 (10.17%) Microsoft
20 53 (9.80%) CISA
21 52 (9.61%) Management Information System
22 51 (9.43%) CESG Certified Professional
22 51 (9.43%) Data Centre
23 50 (9.24%) Java
24 49 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
25 47 (8.69%) Oracle
25 47 (8.69%) SIEM

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 20 (3.70%) IIS
2 18 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (1.11%) JBoss
3 6 (1.11%) Tuxedo
4 5 (0.92%) Apache
4 5 (0.92%) Confluence
4 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.37%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.37%) Mule
6 2 (0.37%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) FileNet
7 1 (0.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.37%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.03%) IaaS
5 7 (1.29%) Office 365
5 7 (1.29%) SaaS
6 4 (0.74%) PaaS
6 4 (0.74%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.37%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 74 (13.68%) Network Security
2 73 (13.49%) Firewall
3 39 (7.21%) Internet
4 22 (4.07%) LAN
5 17 (3.14%) SAN
6 15 (2.77%) WAN
7 13 (2.40%) DNS
7 13 (2.40%) Multicast
7 13 (2.40%) SSL
8 12 (2.22%) MPLS
8 12 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.22%) VPN
9 9 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.66%) IPsec
9 9 (1.66%) LDAP
9 9 (1.66%) NAS
10 8 (1.48%) VLAN
10 8 (1.48%) Wireless
11 7 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.92%) Big Data
4 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) DB2
5 2 (0.37%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.92%) JIRA
2 3 (0.55%) MSI
3 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.37%) GitLab
3 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.37%) Subversion
3 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (17.38%) Finance
2 38 (7.02%) Legal
3 25 (4.62%) Banking
4 18 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.77%) Retail
6 8 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.74%) Games
7 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.55%) Advertising
8 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 335 (61.92%) Architect
2 254 (46.95%) Security Architect
3 76 (14.05%) Consultant
4 57 (10.54%) Security Consultant
5 45 (8.32%) Cloud Architect
6 40 (7.39%) Technical Architect
7 38 (7.02%) Analyst
8 35 (6.47%) Security Analyst
9 32 (5.91%) CISSP Architect
10 30 (5.55%) Information Security Architect
11 27 (4.99%) Information Architect
11 27 (4.99%) Senior Architect
12 26 (4.81%) Security Engineer
13 20 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.51%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 19 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
15 18 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
16 17 (3.14%) Security Advisor
17 16 (2.96%) Digital Architect
17 16 (2.96%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.03%) REST
2 10 (1.85%) Ajax
2 10 (1.85%) CSS
2 10 (1.85%) CSS3
2 10 (1.85%) HTML
2 10 (1.85%) HTML5
2 10 (1.85%) JSON
2 10 (1.85%) Middleware
3 9 (1.66%) .NET
4 5 (0.92%) Web Services
5 4 (0.74%) SAML
6 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.37%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.37%) OAuth
6 2 (0.37%) SOAP
6 2 (0.37%) Spring Security
7 1 (0.18%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.18%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.61%) Management Information System
2 51 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.47%) CESG
4 24 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 22 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 19 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.33%) PKI
9 15 (2.77%) CESG CLAS
10 14 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 14 (2.59%) Smartcard
11 10 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.85%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.11%) FMCG
13 6 (1.11%) SCADA
13 6 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.09%) Windows
2 46 (8.50%) Unix
3 42 (7.76%) Linux
4 18 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.96%) AIX
6 10 (1.85%) Solaris
7 6 (1.11%) VME
8 5 (0.92%) VMS
8 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.37%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) zOS
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (33.09%) Information Security
2 113 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (19.78%) Cybersecurity
4 104 (19.22%) TOGAF
5 93 (17.19%) Risk Management
6 76 (14.05%) SABSA
7 64 (11.83%) Security Management
8 56 (10.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 55 (10.17%) Risk Assessment
10 49 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (8.69%) Security Operations
11 47 (8.69%) SIEM
12 45 (8.32%) Data Protection
13 41 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
14 38 (7.02%) ITIL
15 37 (6.84%) Scrum
16 35 (6.47%) Information Assurance
17 29 (5.36%) Project Management
18 26 (4.81%) Migration
18 26 (4.81%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.24%) Java
2 13 (2.40%) SQL
3 9 (1.66%) Python
4 6 (1.11%) C++
4 6 (1.11%) COBOL
4 6 (1.11%) PHP
5 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.74%) C
6 4 (0.74%) Perl
7 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.55%) Ruby
8 2 (0.37%) C#
8 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 217 (40.11%) CISSP
2 96 (17.74%) CISM
3 91 (16.82%) Security Cleared
4 76 (14.05%) SC Cleared
5 67 (12.38%) Degree
6 65 (12.01%) CLAS
7 53 (9.80%) CISA
8 51 (9.43%) CESG Certified Professional
9 23 (4.25%) ISSAP
10 21 (3.88%) GIAC
11 20 (3.70%) CEH
12 19 (3.51%) IISP
13 18 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.40%) SANS
15 11 (2.03%) CCIE
16 10 (1.85%) CISMP
16 10 (1.85%) GCIH
17 9 (1.66%) CREST Certified
18 8 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
18 8 (1.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (11.28%) PCI DSS
3 23 (4.25%) RMADS
4 22 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (3.51%) COBIT
6 17 (3.14%) ISO27005
7 12 (2.22%) ISAE 3402
8 10 (1.85%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.48%) FIPS 140-2
10 7 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (1.29%) ISO27002
11 6 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (0.92%) GxP
13 3 (0.55%) BS25999
13 3 (0.55%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.55%) ISO22301
14 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.37%) QA
15 1 (0.18%) COSO
15 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.37%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.37%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Snort
5 1 (0.18%) SRDF
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Nessus
1 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.55%) Puppet
1 3 (0.55%) QRadar
1 3 (0.55%) SCCM
1 3 (0.55%) yum
2 2 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.37%) Cacti
2 2 (0.37%) CloudHub
2 2 (0.37%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.37%) Nagios
2 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.37%) zSecure
3 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.18%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.69%) Oracle
3 46 (8.50%) Cisco
4 24 (4.44%) ArcSight
5 19 (3.51%) VMware
6 17 (3.14%) IBM
7 14 (2.59%) Intel Security
8 13 (2.40%) Juniper
9 12 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
9 12 (2.22%) Splunk
9 12 (2.22%) Sun
9 12 (2.22%) Tripwire
10 11 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.03%) Qualys
10 11 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (1.85%) SAP
12 9 (1.66%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.48%) F5
13 8 (1.48%) NetApp
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