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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 368 427 430
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 308 215 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 101 140
Median daily rate £550 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £495
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +46.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £51.17 £26.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £57.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +46.20%

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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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
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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +90 290 £564 +10.00% 46
London +65 135 £600 +14.28% 22
South East +15 52 £525 +5.00% 11
South West +25 26 £450 -18.18% 4
Bristol - 20 £500 - 2
Surrey -2 16 £525 +5.00%
North West -8 16 £550 -33.53% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £525 +13.51% 1
Berkshire +1 13 £330 -34.00% 7
East of England +21 12 £550 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +11 12 £583 +10.95%
Nottinghamshire +2 12 £583 +16.50%
West Midlands -30 12 £500 +11.11% 3
Bedfordshire +14 11 £550 +22.22%
Manchester +7 11 £500 - 3
Nottingham +6 11 £580 +16.00%
City of London +54 10 £638 +27.50% 3
North East -47 10 £800 -
Yorkshire - 10 £650 - 2
Wales +21 9 £512 -14.62% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £650 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 8 £525 +16.66%
Staines +2 8 - -
Scotland -11 8 £450 +9.09% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 8 £775 -
Tyne and Wear -53 8 £775 -
Leeds - 8 £650 - 2
Midlands - 7 £550 -
Newport +18 6 £475 -20.83% 1
South Wales +15 6 £475 -20.83% 1

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 222 (39.64%) CISSP
2 195 (34.82%) Information Security
3 115 (20.54%) Cybersecurity
4 112 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 109 (19.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 108 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (17.50%) Security Cleared
8 89 (15.89%) Risk Management
8 89 (15.89%) Finance
9 78 (13.93%) Firewall
9 78 (13.93%) Windows
10 76 (13.57%) SC Cleared
10 76 (13.57%) Network Security
11 72 (12.86%) CESG
12 71 (12.68%) SIEM
13 70 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 68 (12.14%) Management Information System
15 67 (11.96%) CESG Certified Professional
16 66 (11.79%) PCI DSS
17 64 (11.43%) Linux
18 62 (11.07%) CISM
18 62 (11.07%) SABSA
19 58 (10.36%) Unix
20 56 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
21 54 (9.64%) Active Directory
21 54 (9.64%) Internet
21 54 (9.64%) Risk Assessment
22 53 (9.46%) Oracle
23 52 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 52 (9.29%) Security Management

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 14 (2.50%) IIS
2 13 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.71%) Apache
5 4 (0.71%) JBoss
6 3 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Mule
7 2 (0.36%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.18%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.96%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.89%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.50%) Office 365
3 14 (2.50%) SaaS
4 13 (2.32%) IaaS
4 13 (2.32%) PaaS
5 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.54%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.93%) Firewall
2 76 (13.57%) Network Security
3 54 (9.64%) Internet
4 23 (4.11%) Wireless
5 22 (3.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (3.75%) SSL
7 19 (3.39%) LAN
8 16 (2.86%) SAN
9 14 (2.50%) WAN
10 11 (1.96%) SMTP
10 11 (1.96%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.79%) MPLS
12 9 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (1.43%) IPsec
13 8 (1.43%) LDAP
14 7 (1.25%) DNS
14 7 (1.25%) Intranet
14 7 (1.25%) VLAN
14 7 (1.25%) VPN
15 6 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.50%) Big Data
3 11 (1.96%) DB2
4 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) ERwin
2 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.54%) MSI
3 2 (0.36%) GitLab
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 89 (15.89%) Finance
2 35 (6.25%) Banking
3 26 (4.64%) Legal
4 17 (3.04%) Retail
4 17 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.54%) Front Office
7 3 (0.54%) Games
7 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.18%) Electronics
8 1 (0.18%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Military
8 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 333 (59.46%) Architect
2 267 (47.68%) Security Architect
3 82 (14.64%) Consultant
4 64 (11.43%) Security Consultant
5 36 (6.43%) Cloud Architect
6 33 (5.89%) Analyst
6 33 (5.89%) CISSP Architect
6 33 (5.89%) Security Engineer
7 31 (5.54%) Security Analyst
8 29 (5.18%) Technical Architect
9 26 (4.64%) Senior Architect
10 23 (4.11%) Enterprise Architect
11 22 (3.93%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 22 (3.93%) Information Security Architect
12 20 (3.57%) Information Architect
12 20 (3.57%) Security Manager
13 18 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.04%) TOGAF Architect
15 16 (2.86%) Digital Architect
15 16 (2.86%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.93%) .NET
1 22 (3.93%) JSON
2 11 (1.96%) REST
3 10 (1.79%) jQuery
4 9 (1.61%) Ajax
4 9 (1.61%) CSS
4 9 (1.61%) CSS3
4 9 (1.61%) HTML
4 9 (1.61%) HTML5
5 8 (1.43%) SAML
6 7 (1.25%) XML
7 6 (1.07%) Web Services
8 5 (0.89%) Middleware
9 4 (0.71%) EDI
9 4 (0.71%) WAP
10 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.54%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.54%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.36%) J2EE
11 2 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.86%) CESG
2 68 (12.14%) Management Information System
3 49 (8.75%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.00%) PKI
5 26 (4.64%) Cryptography
6 19 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
7 17 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.32%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.61%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.43%) SCADA
12 8 (1.43%) Smartcard
13 7 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.93%) Windows
2 64 (11.43%) Linux
3 58 (10.36%) Unix
4 17 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.61%) AIX
6 8 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.25%) Android
7 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.54%) zOS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (34.82%) Information Security
2 115 (20.54%) Cybersecurity
3 112 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 108 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (15.89%) Risk Management
6 71 (12.68%) SIEM
7 70 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 62 (11.07%) SABSA
9 54 (9.64%) Risk Assessment
10 52 (9.29%) Security Management
10 52 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (8.75%) Security Operations
12 48 (8.57%) Information Assurance
13 44 (7.86%) Data Protection
14 43 (7.68%) ITIL
14 43 (7.68%) Penetration Testing
15 39 (6.96%) Project Management
16 36 (6.43%) OWASP
16 36 (6.43%) Vulnerability Management
17 34 (6.07%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.14%) Java
2 28 (5.00%) SQL
3 14 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 13 (2.32%) PHP
5 12 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.79%) Python
7 8 (1.43%) C
8 5 (0.89%) Perl
8 5 (0.89%) Ruby
9 4 (0.71%) C#
9 4 (0.71%) C++
10 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.36%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (39.64%) CISSP
2 98 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 76 (13.57%) SC Cleared
4 67 (11.96%) CESG Certified Professional
5 62 (11.07%) CISM
6 51 (9.11%) Degree
7 42 (7.50%) CLAS
8 38 (6.79%) CISA
9 33 (5.89%) ISSAP
10 30 (5.36%) CEH
11 23 (4.11%) CREST Certified
12 22 (3.93%) GIAC
13 16 (2.86%) CISMP
14 15 (2.68%) CRISC
15 13 (2.32%) IISP
16 11 (1.96%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.79%) GCIH
17 10 (1.79%) SANS
18 9 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
18 9 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (19.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (11.79%) PCI DSS
3 33 (5.89%) RMADS
4 21 (3.75%) COBIT
5 17 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (2.14%) ISO27005
7 10 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (1.07%) FIPS 140-2
8 6 (1.07%) GxP
8 6 (1.07%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (0.89%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (0.89%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.71%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.36%) QA
12 1 (0.18%) BS25999
12 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.07%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.36%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) ClearTrust
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 10 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.89%) Puppet
3 4 (0.71%) QRadar
4 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 3 (0.54%) yum
5 2 (0.36%) Cacti
5 2 (0.36%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.36%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.36%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) Nessus
5 2 (0.36%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.36%) zSecure
6 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (9.46%) Oracle
2 38 (6.79%) Cisco
2 38 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.11%) ArcSight
4 22 (3.93%) SAP
5 18 (3.21%) VMware
6 17 (3.04%) Sybase
7 16 (2.86%) Splunk
8 11 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
8 11 (1.96%) IBM
9 10 (1.79%) Symantec
10 9 (1.61%) Citrix
10 9 (1.61%) Forcepoint
10 9 (1.61%) Intel Security
10 9 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.25%) Qualys
13 6 (1.07%) NetApp
13 6 (1.07%) Sun
14 5 (0.89%) Tripwire
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