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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 404 445 467
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +22
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 184 131 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 82 56
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£520 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £674 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £423 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £52.25 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 - £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.65 - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -

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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 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 +26 162 £525 +5.00% 43
London +28 71 £550 -4.34% 16
South East +4 46 £500 +21.21% 12
Surrey +9 18 £500 +31.57%
North West +5 16 £498 -7.87% 3
Scotland -4 16 £425 +3.03%
South West -22 13 £540 +18.35% 3
Hampshire -5 12 £538 - 2
City of London +2 11 £550 -8.33% 3
Lancashire -14 9 £485 +79.62% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £475 -
Edinburgh -10 8 £500 -23.07%
West Midlands -10 7 £525 +25.00% 3
Manchester - 7 £510 - 2
Staines -6 6 - -
Milton Keynes -9 6 £438 -
Gloucestershire -11 6 £375 -17.80%
Yorkshire - 6 £500 -
Middlesex +1 5 £513 -22.34% 1
Glasgow 0 5 £400 -2.43%
East of England -10 5 £650 +100.00% 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £500 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £675 - 1
Leeds - 3 £500 -
Luton - 3 £675 - 1
Reading +6 2 £475 +23.37% 4
Berkshire -3 2 £475 -2.56% 9
East Sussex -5 2 £400 -20.00%
Warwickshire -5 2 £410 - 1

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 148 (36.19%) Information Security
2 108 (26.41%) Security Cleared
3 97 (23.72%) CISSP
4 89 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (18.58%) Firewall
6 71 (17.36%) CESG
7 68 (16.63%) TOGAF
7 68 (16.63%) Information Assurance
8 63 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (15.16%) SC Cleared
10 54 (13.20%) Management Information System
10 54 (13.20%) Risk Management
10 54 (13.20%) PCI DSS
10 54 (13.20%) Cyber Security
11 53 (12.96%) ITIL
12 47 (11.49%) Finance
13 45 (11.00%) CISM
13 45 (11.00%) Network Security
14 43 (10.51%) Windows
15 42 (10.27%) Enterprise Architecture
15 42 (10.27%) SABSA
16 41 (10.02%) CESG CLAS
17 40 (9.78%) Data Protection
18 39 (9.54%) Degree
19 38 (9.29%) Cisco
20 35 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
21 34 (8.31%) RMADS
22 32 (7.82%) Linux
22 32 (7.82%) Internet
22 32 (7.82%) Data Security

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (1.96%) IIS
1 8 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.98%) CMS
3 4 (0.98%) Node.js
4 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.49%) CICS
4 2 (0.49%) TPMS
4 2 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (1.96%) MS Project
2 2 (0.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.49%) Summit
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.18%) IaaS
2 9 (2.20%) SaaS
2 9 (2.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 76 (18.58%) Firewall
2 45 (11.00%) Network Security
3 32 (7.82%) Internet
4 22 (5.38%) LAN
4 22 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (5.13%) WAN
6 18 (4.40%) VPN
7 10 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.20%) SSL
8 9 (2.20%) Wireless
9 8 (1.96%) SAN
10 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.47%) BGP
11 5 (1.22%) DNS
11 5 (1.22%) ATM
11 5 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.98%) Multicast
12 4 (0.98%) SSH
12 4 (0.98%) NGN
12 4 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (1.47%) Big Data
3 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.98%) MS Access
5 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.49%) MySQL
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.49%) DB2
6 2 (0.49%) Informix
6 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.24%) DataStage
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (11.49%) Finance
2 27 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.67%) Legal
3 15 (3.67%) Banking
4 9 (2.20%) Retail
5 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.73%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 241 (58.92%) Architect
2 175 (42.79%) Security Architect
3 63 (15.40%) Consultant
4 47 (11.49%) Security Consultant
5 40 (9.78%) Information Architect
6 29 (7.09%) Security Analyst
6 29 (7.09%) Analyst
7 28 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 27 (6.60%) Enterprise Architect
9 21 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
10 20 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (4.65%) Security Engineer
12 17 (4.16%) Lead Architect
13 15 (3.67%) Lead Security Architect
14 14 (3.42%) Security Advisor
14 14 (3.42%) IT Architect
15 13 (3.18%) IT Security Architect
15 13 (3.18%) Security Manager
15 13 (3.18%) Enterprise Security Architect
16 12 (2.93%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.93%) Middleware
2 11 (2.69%) .NET
3 5 (1.22%) OAuth
4 4 (0.98%) SAML
4 4 (0.98%) J2EE
4 4 (0.98%) Web Services
5 3 (0.73%) HTML
5 3 (0.73%) Ajax
5 3 (0.73%) OpenID
6 2 (0.49%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.49%) JavaBeans
6 2 (0.49%) EJB
6 2 (0.49%) JSP
7 1 (0.24%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) VML
7 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.36%) CESG
2 54 (13.20%) Management Information System
3 41 (10.02%) CESG CLAS
4 34 (8.31%) RMADS
5 22 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.65%) PKI
8 13 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.20%) Freedom of Information Act
10 9 (2.20%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.96%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.71%) FMCG
13 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.22%) Open Source
14 4 (0.98%) DataPower
14 4 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.51%) Windows
2 32 (7.82%) Linux
3 27 (6.60%) UNIX
4 6 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.22%) AIX
6 4 (0.98%) Solaris
6 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) HPUX
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.49%) zOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (36.19%) Information Security
2 68 (16.63%) TOGAF
2 68 (16.63%) Information Assurance
3 63 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.20%) Risk Management
4 54 (13.20%) Cyber Security
5 53 (12.96%) ITIL
6 42 (10.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 42 (10.27%) SABSA
7 40 (9.78%) Data Protection
8 35 (8.56%) Risk Assessment
9 32 (7.82%) Data Security
10 31 (7.58%) Security Management
10 31 (7.58%) SIEM
11 28 (6.85%) Zachman Framework
12 27 (6.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 25 (6.11%) Project Management
14 24 (5.87%) SOA
15 22 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.67%) Java
2 9 (2.20%) SQL
3 6 (1.47%) C
4 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.98%) Perl
5 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.24%) Ruby
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) VBA
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 108 (26.41%) Security Cleared
2 97 (23.72%) CISSP
3 62 (15.16%) SC Cleared
4 45 (11.00%) CISM
5 39 (9.54%) Degree
6 29 (7.09%) DV Cleared
7 27 (6.60%) CISA
8 14 (3.42%) ISSAP
9 7 (1.71%) GIAC
9 7 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.47%) CEH
11 4 (0.98%) GSEC
11 4 (0.98%) CITP
11 4 (0.98%) ISACA
12 3 (0.73%) CRISC
12 3 (0.73%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.49%) CCNP
13 2 (0.49%) GCIA
13 2 (0.49%) GCED
13 2 (0.49%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (13.20%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.62%) COBIT
4 10 (2.44%) JSP 440
5 9 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.47%) ISO 9000
7 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (1.22%) BS7799
8 2 (0.49%) SLA
8 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.49%) QA
9 1 (0.24%) BS25999
9 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.49%) RACF
4 2 (0.49%) Snort
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (1.71%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.22%) SCCM
3 4 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.98%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.73%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 38 (9.29%) Cisco
2 29 (7.09%) Oracle
3 24 (5.87%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 17 (4.16%) ArcSight
6 16 (3.91%) F5
6 16 (3.91%) Juniper
7 14 (3.42%) VMware
8 13 (3.18%) SAP
9 12 (2.93%) HP
10 11 (2.69%) McAfee
11 9 (2.20%) CA
11 9 (2.20%) IBM
11 9 (2.20%) Splunk
12 8 (1.96%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.71%) Sun
14 6 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
15 5 (1.22%) Symantec
16 4 (0.98%) Sourcefire
16 4 (0.98%) Citrix
South West
Via Resource
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago