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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 396 500 491
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 221 86 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 57 55
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£513 £523 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +114 215 £511 -2.61% 54
London +71 98 £525 - 24
South East +40 47 £499 +5.00% 15
City of London +46 28 £525 +31.25% 11
Hampshire +11 24 £523 +3.60% 7
North West +5 23 £510 -7.27% 3
South West -24 21 £525 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -6 16 £495 -10.00% 2
Cheshire +10 12 £500 -9.09%
Berkshire +14 10 £493 - 5
Surrey - 8 £450 - 2
Somerset - 7 £533 -
East of England - 7 £395 - 1
Birmingham -1 5 £450 -18.18%
Slough - 5 £474 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £562 - 1
Warrington - 4 £565 -
Manchester -10 3 £500 - 2
East Midlands +3 2 £565 +8.13% 1
Edinburgh -1 2 £725 - 2
Scotland -18 2 £725 +81.25% 2
Shropshire - 2 £528 -
Knutsford - 2 £425 -
Cheltenham - 2 £562 -
Havant - 2 £588 -
Telford - 2 £528 -
Crawley +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £650 - 3
Yorkshire +1 1 £650 - 3
West Sussex -1 1 - -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 153 (34.46%) Information Security
2 100 (22.52%) CISSP
3 96 (21.62%) Firewall
4 91 (20.50%) CESG
5 86 (19.37%) Security Cleared
6 85 (19.14%) TOGAF
7 79 (17.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 60 (13.51%) Cisco
8 60 (13.51%) Network Security
9 55 (12.39%) Management Information System
10 53 (11.94%) Risk Management
11 50 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (11.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 50 (11.26%) SC Cleared
11 50 (11.26%) Information Assurance
12 48 (10.81%) CISM
12 48 (10.81%) Windows
13 47 (10.59%) CESG CLAS
13 47 (10.59%) RMADS
14 42 (9.46%) Cyber Security
15 41 (9.23%) Finance
16 39 (8.78%) ITIL
17 36 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
18 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
19 34 (7.66%) Zachman Framework
19 34 (7.66%) Data Protection
19 34 (7.66%) Degree
20 33 (7.43%) CISA
21 32 (7.21%) Project Management
21 32 (7.21%) SIEM

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.80%) IIS
3 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.90%) Node.js
5 4 (0.90%) CMS
6 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.68%) Lync
7 2 (0.45%) TPMS
7 2 (0.45%) CICS
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (2.70%) MS Project
2 10 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.80%) IaaS
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.62%) Firewall
2 60 (13.51%) Network Security
3 25 (5.63%) WAN
4 23 (5.18%) Wireless
4 23 (5.18%) Internet
5 22 (4.95%) LAN
6 19 (4.28%) SSL
7 17 (3.83%) VPN
8 13 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (2.03%) DMZ
11 7 (1.58%) DNS
11 7 (1.58%) VLAN
12 6 (1.35%) SAN
12 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.90%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.90%) LDAP
14 4 (0.90%) MPLS
14 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.35%) Big Data
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.45%) DB2
7 2 (0.45%) Informix
7 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (0.90%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) QADirector
General
1 41 (9.23%) Finance
2 25 (5.63%) Banking
3 20 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.38%) Retail
5 12 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.58%) Publishing
6 7 (1.58%) Legal
7 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Local Government
8 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 227 (51.13%) Architect
2 145 (32.66%) Security Architect
3 66 (14.86%) Consultant
4 50 (11.26%) Security Consultant
5 36 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 35 (7.88%) Security Engineer
6 35 (7.88%) Analyst
7 32 (7.21%) Security Analyst
8 28 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (6.08%) Information Architect
10 25 (5.63%) Security Advisor
11 22 (4.95%) Security Manager
11 22 (4.95%) Technical Architect
12 18 (4.05%) CLAS Consultant
13 16 (3.60%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 15 (3.38%) Information Security Architect
14 15 (3.38%) Project Engineer
15 12 (2.70%) Security Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.70%) Information Manager
15 12 (2.70%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.18%) .NET
2 18 (4.05%) Middleware
3 14 (3.15%) Web Services
4 8 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 8 (1.80%) HTML
5 5 (1.13%) SAML
5 5 (1.13%) XML
5 5 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.13%) CSS
5 5 (1.13%) WCF
5 5 (1.13%) WF
5 5 (1.13%) jQuery
5 5 (1.13%) LINQ
5 5 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (1.13%) HTML5
6 4 (0.90%) JSON
6 4 (0.90%) XSD
7 3 (0.68%) XSLT
7 3 (0.68%) J2EE
7 3 (0.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 91 (20.50%) CESG
2 55 (12.39%) Management Information System
3 47 (10.59%) CESG CLAS
3 47 (10.59%) RMADS
4 25 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.25%) FMCG
6 10 (2.25%) GIS
7 9 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.03%) Statistics
8 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.58%) Freedom of Information Act
9 7 (1.58%) PKI
9 7 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.35%) Replication
11 5 (1.13%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.13%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.81%) Windows
2 28 (6.31%) UNIX
3 21 (4.73%) Linux
4 5 (1.13%) Android
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) AIX
6 3 (0.68%) Solaris
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) zOS
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.46%) Information Security
2 85 (19.14%) TOGAF
3 53 (11.94%) Risk Management
4 50 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (11.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 50 (11.26%) Information Assurance
5 42 (9.46%) Cyber Security
6 39 (8.78%) ITIL
7 36 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
8 34 (7.66%) Zachman Framework
8 34 (7.66%) Data Protection
9 32 (7.21%) Project Management
9 32 (7.21%) SIEM
10 30 (6.76%) Business Continuity
11 29 (6.53%) Security Management
11 29 (6.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (6.31%) Penetration Testing
12 28 (6.31%) SABSA
13 24 (5.41%) Data Security
14 23 (5.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.60%) Java
2 14 (3.15%) C
3 8 (1.80%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.80%) Perl
3 8 (1.80%) SQL
4 5 (1.13%) C++
5 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.45%) VBScript
6 1 (0.23%) VBA
6 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 100 (22.52%) CISSP
2 86 (19.37%) Security Cleared
3 50 (11.26%) SC Cleared
4 48 (10.81%) CISM
5 34 (7.66%) Degree
6 33 (7.43%) CISA
7 22 (4.95%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.70%) ISSAP
9 11 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.80%) CEH
11 6 (1.35%) GIAC
12 4 (0.90%) CISMP
12 4 (0.90%) CCNP
12 4 (0.90%) CCNA
13 3 (0.68%) GSEC
13 3 (0.68%) ISEB
13 3 (0.68%) ISACA
14 2 (0.45%) CRISC
14 2 (0.45%) MCSE
14 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (17.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.70%) JSP 440
4 11 (2.48%) BS7799
5 8 (1.80%) COBIT
5 8 (1.80%) ISO 9000
6 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.35%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.90%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.68%) SLA
9 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.23%) QA
10 1 (0.23%) BS25999
10 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 20 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) Nmap
5 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (2.48%) Tivoli
2 9 (2.03%) SCCM
3 4 (0.90%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.68%) SCOM
4 3 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.23%) Nessus
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 60 (13.51%) Cisco
2 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.53%) Juniper
4 25 (5.63%) Oracle
5 23 (5.18%) CheckPoint
5 23 (5.18%) F5
6 21 (4.73%) SAP
7 15 (3.38%) HP
7 15 (3.38%) McAfee
8 11 (2.48%) Blue Coat
8 11 (2.48%) VMware
9 8 (1.80%) IBM
10 7 (1.58%) CA
10 7 (1.58%) Symantec
10 7 (1.58%) Websense
10 7 (1.58%) ArcSight
10 7 (1.58%) Ruckus Wireless
11 6 (1.35%) Citrix
11 6 (1.35%) BT
12 5 (1.13%) Sun
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £440 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Network Defence
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago