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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 414 404 521
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +117
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 227 214 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 135 46
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£520 £510 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £615 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £51.17 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 -2 213 £517 +2.42% 48
London -9 78 £525 +0.47% 24
South East -13 47 £500 +0.50% 4
North West -34 28 £775 +50.12% 6
West Midlands +11 17 £450 -9.09% 6
Berkshire +10 17 £488 -1.51% 1
South West -7 14 £475 -5.00% 2
Manchester -8 14 £475 -5.00% 3
East of England +9 12 £400 +1.26% 1
City of London -7 11 £525 +5.00% 6
Wiltshire +10 10 £513 +7.89%
Hampshire -9 10 £500 -3.69%
Surrey +1 9 £500 +14.28%
East Midlands -5 7 £515 -8.64%
Merseyside - 7 £855 -
Liverpool - 7 £855 -
Warwickshire +5 6 - - 3
Portsmouth 0 6 £550 +3.28%
Milton Keynes -3 6 £438 -
Scotland -7 6 £350 -51.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £438 -
Yorkshire -23 6 £625 -3.84% 5
Reading - 6 £500 - 1
Essex - 6 £450 -
Lancashire -18 5 £700 +34.61% 2
Glasgow - 5 £350 -
Chelmsford - 5 £450 -
Bracknell -4 4 £500 +1.50%
Nottingham -4 4 £500 -
Shropshire -4 4 - -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 169 (41.12%) Information Security
2 144 (35.04%) CISSP
3 111 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (22.38%) Firewall
5 85 (20.68%) Finance
5 85 (20.68%) TOGAF
6 75 (18.25%) Risk Management
7 64 (15.57%) CISM
8 63 (15.33%) Management Information System
9 62 (15.09%) SABSA
10 59 (14.36%) SIEM
10 59 (14.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 57 (13.87%) Security Cleared
12 52 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (12.41%) Windows
14 50 (12.17%) ITIL
14 50 (12.17%) Vulnerability Management
15 48 (11.68%) PCI DSS
16 47 (11.44%) Degree
17 46 (11.19%) SC Cleared
17 46 (11.19%) Network Security
18 44 (10.71%) Linux
19 43 (10.46%) Java
20 40 (9.73%) Data Protection
21 39 (9.49%) Cyber Security
22 37 (9.00%) Data Centre
23 36 (8.76%) Open Source
24 35 (8.52%) Security Management
25 34 (8.27%) Scrum
25 34 (8.27%) Banking

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (6.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 12 (2.92%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.95%) IIS
3 8 (1.95%) Apache
4 7 (1.70%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.46%) SAS
6 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (1.95%) MS Office
2 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.24%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) SaaS
2 5 (1.22%) PaaS
3 3 (0.73%) IaaS
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (22.38%) Firewall
2 46 (11.19%) Network Security
3 22 (5.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (4.87%) WAN
4 20 (4.87%) VPN
5 19 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.62%) LAN
6 16 (3.89%) IPsec
7 15 (3.65%) SAN
8 14 (3.41%) DNS
9 12 (2.92%) Internet
10 9 (2.19%) BGP
11 8 (1.95%) EIGRP
11 8 (1.95%) OSPF
12 7 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.70%) VLAN
13 6 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.46%) DHCP
14 5 (1.22%) VRRP
14 5 (1.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.38%) Big Data
2 12 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.97%) MySQL
5 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.73%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.73%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (0.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (0.73%) OLAP
6 3 (0.73%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (0.73%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) DB2
General
1 85 (20.68%) Finance
2 34 (8.27%) Banking
3 20 (4.87%) Retail
4 19 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.14%) Legal
6 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
7 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Marketing
8 3 (0.73%) Games
8 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (59.85%) Architect
2 166 (40.39%) Security Architect
3 77 (18.73%) Consultant
4 54 (13.14%) Security Consultant
5 37 (9.00%) Analyst
6 36 (8.76%) Technical Architect
7 35 (8.52%) Security Analyst
8 30 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.84%) Security Engineer
10 22 (5.35%) Enterprise Architect
10 22 (5.35%) Information Architect
11 20 (4.87%) Information Security Architect
12 18 (4.38%) Information Security Consultant
13 17 (4.14%) IT Architect
13 17 (4.14%) IT Security Architect
14 16 (3.89%) Security Manager
15 15 (3.65%) Information Security Analyst
15 15 (3.65%) Security Specialist
15 15 (3.65%) Information Analyst
16 14 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.65%) J2EE
2 9 (2.19%) Middleware
2 9 (2.19%) Java EE 5
3 5 (1.22%) JMS
4 4 (0.97%) Web Services
4 4 (0.97%) XML
4 4 (0.97%) JSP
5 3 (0.73%) SAML
5 3 (0.73%) Java EE
6 2 (0.49%) .NET
6 2 (0.49%) OAuth
6 2 (0.49%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.24%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.24%) JMX
7 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.24%) Spring
7 1 (0.24%) Ajax
7 1 (0.24%) Servlets
7 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.33%) Management Information System
2 37 (9.00%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.30%) CESG
4 27 (6.57%) PKI
5 22 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.14%) RMADS
7 16 (3.89%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (3.89%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.68%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (2.43%) Cryptography
10 9 (2.19%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.95%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.46%) DataPower
13 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.73%) GIS
15 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.41%) Windows
2 44 (10.71%) Linux
3 27 (6.57%) UNIX
4 18 (4.38%) AIX
5 12 (2.92%) Solaris
6 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) zOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (41.12%) Information Security
2 85 (20.68%) TOGAF
3 75 (18.25%) Risk Management
4 62 (15.09%) SABSA
5 59 (14.36%) SIEM
5 59 (14.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 52 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (12.17%) ITIL
7 50 (12.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 40 (9.73%) Data Protection
9 39 (9.49%) Cyber Security
10 36 (8.76%) Open Source
11 35 (8.52%) Security Management
12 34 (8.27%) Scrum
13 31 (7.54%) Technical Architecture
14 28 (6.81%) Project Management
15 25 (6.08%) Migration
15 25 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
15 25 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (5.84%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.46%) Java
2 14 (3.41%) SQL
3 13 (3.16%) C
4 6 (1.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.49%) C#
6 2 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 144 (35.04%) CISSP
2 64 (15.57%) CISM
3 57 (13.87%) Security Cleared
4 47 (11.44%) Degree
5 46 (11.19%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.87%) CISA
8 18 (4.38%) ISSAP
9 16 (3.89%) GIAC
10 13 (3.16%) ISACA
11 11 (2.68%) CCNA
11 11 (2.68%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.43%) CRISC
13 9 (2.19%) CCNP
14 7 (1.70%) CEH
14 7 (1.70%) CGEIT
14 7 (1.70%) CCIE
15 6 (1.46%) MCSE
15 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.46%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (11.68%) PCI DSS
3 27 (6.57%) COBIT
4 12 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.70%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.22%) GPG13
7 4 (0.97%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.73%) SLA
9 2 (0.49%) BS7799
9 2 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 11 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.95%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.24%) Snort
3 1 (0.24%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 28 (6.81%) Oracle
2 27 (6.57%) Cisco
3 19 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.14%) ArcSight
5 16 (3.89%) F5
6 12 (2.92%) Informatica
7 11 (2.68%) Splunk
8 10 (2.43%) Citrix
9 9 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 9 (2.19%) Juniper
9 9 (2.19%) McAfee
9 9 (2.19%) VMware
10 8 (1.95%) Symantec
11 7 (1.70%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.70%) IBM
12 6 (1.46%) SAP
12 6 (1.46%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.46%) Tripwire
13 5 (1.22%) PayPal
13 5 (1.22%) FireEye
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