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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
UK
Rank 399 353 467
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +114
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 188 290 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.70% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 193 93
Median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £556 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
36193 41509 39855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.76% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23989 26924 25716
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1213 1044
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -64 162 £575 - 59
London -47 88 £600 +4.34% 32
South East -13 21 £500 -9.09% 7
Scotland +39 19 £650 - 2
North West -2 16 £475 -13.63% 5
Edinburgh +35 14 £650 - 1
South West +14 14 £600 +4.34% 8
East of England +2 13 £525 -16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £488 +8.33%
Bristol - 9 £588 - 5
Manchester +15 8 £450 -21.73% 4
Milton Keynes +11 8 £488 +8.33%
Hertfordshire +7 8 - - 2
City of London -8 8 £600 +14.28% 8
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Cheshire +21 5 - -
Berkshire +11 5 £550 +7.31% 3
Wiltshire -2 5 £600 +11.62%
West Midlands -13 5 £394 -17.10% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £500 +11.11%
Glasgow +9 4 £433 - 1
Bedfordshire +6 4 £588 -6.00%
Lincolnshire - 4 £500 -
Hampshire +8 3 £660 +10.00%
Reading +12 2 £575 +9.52% 2
Luton +10 2 £575 -8.00%
Southampton +9 2 £660 -26.66%
Surrey 0 2 - - 3
Warwickshire -7 2 £606 +51.56%
Croydon -8 2 £550 -8.33%

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 196 (42.79%) Information Security
2 136 (29.69%) CISSP
3 127 (27.73%) Security Cleared
4 102 (22.27%) SC Cleared
5 99 (21.62%) Finance
6 97 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
7 89 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (18.78%) Windows
9 74 (16.16%) Risk Management
9 74 (16.16%) Information Assurance
10 69 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
11 65 (14.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 62 (13.54%) Network Security
13 60 (13.10%) TOGAF
14 55 (12.01%) Firewall
15 52 (11.35%) Linux
16 50 (10.92%) CISM
17 49 (10.70%) Unix
18 46 (10.04%) Management Information System
19 45 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (9.83%) Microsoft
20 41 (8.95%) PCI DSS
21 39 (8.52%) Penetration Testing
22 38 (8.30%) SIEM
23 37 (8.08%) CESG
24 36 (7.86%) Active Directory
25 35 (7.64%) Cryptography
26 34 (7.42%) Security Testing
26 34 (7.42%) Security Management
26 34 (7.42%) Java

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 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.31%) IIS
2 6 (1.31%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) Liferay
6 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.87%) Epicor iScala
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 69 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.06%) IaaS
4 13 (2.84%) SaaS
5 8 (1.75%) Office 365
6 7 (1.53%) PaaS
7 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.54%) Network Security
2 55 (12.01%) Firewall
3 25 (5.46%) Internet
4 19 (4.15%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.49%) SSL
6 15 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.84%) Wireless
8 12 (2.62%) IPsec
8 12 (2.62%) LDAP
9 11 (2.40%) DNS
10 8 (1.75%) BGP
10 8 (1.75%) EIGRP
10 8 (1.75%) LAN
10 8 (1.75%) OSPF
10 8 (1.75%) VPN
10 8 (1.75%) WAN
11 7 (1.53%) DHCP
11 7 (1.53%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.31%) CTI
12 6 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.37%) Big Data
2 12 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.40%) MySQL
4 8 (1.75%) GIS
4 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.31%) OLTP
6 4 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (0.66%) DB2
7 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.44%) HBase
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (1.31%) MSI
3 5 (1.09%) GitLab
4 4 (0.87%) JIRA
4 4 (0.87%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.44%) git-flow
7 1 (0.22%) Bower
7 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.22%) Gradle
7 1 (0.22%) Grunt
7 1 (0.22%) gulp
7 1 (0.22%) JBehave
7 1 (0.22%) JUnit
7 1 (0.22%) Maven
7 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (21.62%) Finance
2 29 (6.33%) Banking
3 21 (4.59%) Retail
4 17 (3.71%) Legal
5 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (1.09%) Electronics
8 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Law
9 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 267 (58.30%) Architect
2 222 (48.47%) Security Architect
3 81 (17.69%) Consultant
4 67 (14.63%) Security Consultant
5 35 (7.64%) Information Security Architect
6 34 (7.42%) Analyst
6 34 (7.42%) Information Architect
7 26 (5.68%) Security Analyst
8 23 (5.02%) Security Engineer
9 21 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (4.37%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (4.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 20 (4.37%) Lead Security Architect
11 18 (3.93%) Lead Architect
12 16 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
12 16 (3.49%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.28%) AWS Architect
14 14 (3.06%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 13 (2.84%) Enterprise Security Architect
16 11 (2.40%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.49%) SAML
1 16 (3.49%) Web Services
2 13 (2.84%) Middleware
3 10 (2.18%) .NET
4 9 (1.97%) REST
5 8 (1.75%) JSON
6 5 (1.09%) Ajax
6 5 (1.09%) RESTful
7 4 (0.87%) CSS
7 4 (0.87%) CSS3
7 4 (0.87%) HTML
7 4 (0.87%) HTML5
8 3 (0.66%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.66%) jQuery
8 3 (0.66%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.44%) EDI
9 2 (0.44%) Grails
9 2 (0.44%) OAuth
9 2 (0.44%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.04%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.08%) CESG
3 35 (7.64%) Cryptography
4 27 (5.90%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (4.37%) Cyber Defence
7 16 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (3.06%) PKI
10 11 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.53%) Reference Data
13 6 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (1.31%) Wiki
14 4 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.78%) Windows
2 52 (11.35%) Linux
3 49 (10.70%) Unix
4 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.31%) Solaris
7 5 (1.09%) AIX
7 5 (1.09%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.44%) zOS
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (42.79%) Information Security
2 97 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.16%) Information Assurance
4 74 (16.16%) Risk Management
5 60 (13.10%) TOGAF
6 45 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (8.52%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (8.30%) SIEM
9 34 (7.42%) Security Management
9 34 (7.42%) Security Testing
10 31 (6.77%) OWASP
11 28 (6.11%) Risk Assessment
12 27 (5.90%) Security Operations
13 26 (5.68%) SABSA
14 25 (5.46%) Open Source
15 24 (5.24%) Data Protection
15 24 (5.24%) Identity Access Management
16 23 (5.02%) DevOps
16 23 (5.02%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.42%) Java
2 21 (4.59%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.59%) Python
3 17 (3.71%) SQL
4 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.66%) Perl
7 3 (0.66%) PHP
8 2 (0.44%) Groovy
8 2 (0.44%) Scala
9 1 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 136 (29.69%) CISSP
2 127 (27.73%) Security Cleared
3 102 (22.27%) SC Cleared
4 50 (10.92%) CISM
5 33 (7.21%) CESG Certified Professional
6 32 (6.99%) CLAS
7 27 (5.90%) DV Cleared
8 26 (5.68%) SANS
9 25 (5.46%) Degree
10 24 (5.24%) CEH
10 24 (5.24%) CREST Certified
11 19 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (3.49%) CISA
12 16 (3.49%) GIAC
13 12 (2.62%) IISP
14 9 (1.97%) CITP
15 8 (1.75%) CRISC
15 8 (1.75%) MBCS
16 7 (1.53%) CCIE
16 7 (1.53%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (8.95%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.84%) RMADS
4 10 (2.18%) COBIT
5 8 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.31%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.87%) QA
9 3 (0.66%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.44%) BS7799
10 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.22%) GDPR
11 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.22%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 36 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.09%) Docker
4 5 (1.09%) Snort
5 3 (0.66%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.44%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.44%) vCloud
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.75%) Puppet
3 6 (1.31%) OpenView
3 6 (1.31%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.31%) yum
4 5 (1.09%) Nessus
4 5 (1.09%) QRadar
5 4 (0.87%) SCCM
6 3 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.44%) Ansible
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Cacti
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.77%) Cisco
3 25 (5.46%) Oracle
3 25 (5.46%) VMware
4 18 (3.93%) CheckPoint
4 18 (3.93%) Citrix
5 15 (3.28%) IBM
5 15 (3.28%) Intel Security
5 15 (3.28%) Palo Alto
6 14 (3.06%) Splunk
7 11 (2.40%) Google
7 11 (2.40%) SAP
8 10 (2.18%) F5
8 10 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.97%) Juniper
10 7 (1.53%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.53%) Aruba
10 7 (1.53%) Symantec
11 6 (1.31%) BMC
11 6 (1.31%) Sun
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