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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 401 397 430
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +33
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 218 207 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 140 82
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£513 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £51.17 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.20% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.25 -
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 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 -32 194 £511 +2.25% 50
London -26 78 £525 +5.00% 25
South East +1 44 £500 +3.09% 13
West Midlands +19 22 £450 - 4
North West -49 18 £828 +53.24% 3
Surrey +5 13 £500 +53.84% 3
Berkshire +23 12 £500 - 5
East of England +4 12 £450 +50.00% 1
South West 0 11 £550 +25.00% 3
City of London -19 11 £506 +1.25% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £463 - 3
Scotland +11 8 £413 -
Milton Keynes +7 8 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 8 £550 +22.22%
Merseyside - 8 £855 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £525 -
Liverpool - 8 £855 -
County Antrim - 7 £519 -
Belfast - 7 £519 -
Leatherhead - 7 £500 -
Essex -7 6 £450 +50.00%
Warwickshire - 6 - -
East Midlands -4 5 £525 -6.66%
Manchester -6 5 - - 3
Telford - 5 - -
Glasgow - 5 £413 -
Chelmsford - 5 £450 -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Reading +8 4 £475 -5.00% 3
Gloucestershire +3 4 £625 +45.34% 2

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 143 (38.75%) Information Security
2 132 (35.77%) CISSP
3 109 (29.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 81 (21.95%) Firewall
5 76 (20.60%) TOGAF
6 75 (20.33%) Finance
7 65 (17.62%) Security Cleared
8 60 (16.26%) CISM
8 60 (16.26%) Management Information System
8 60 (16.26%) Risk Management
9 55 (14.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 52 (14.09%) Network Security
11 51 (13.82%) SABSA
12 50 (13.55%) SC Cleared
13 44 (11.92%) SIEM
14 43 (11.65%) Vulnerability Management
14 43 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (11.38%) ITIL
16 40 (10.84%) Degree
17 39 (10.57%) Data Centre
18 38 (10.30%) Cyber Security
19 37 (10.03%) Windows
20 34 (9.21%) Linux
20 34 (9.21%) CESG
21 32 (8.67%) PCI DSS
22 31 (8.40%) Project Management
23 29 (7.86%) Data Protection
24 27 (7.32%) Security Management
24 27 (7.32%) Cisco
24 27 (7.32%) UNIX

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (2.98%) IIS
3 6 (1.63%) Apache
3 6 (1.63%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.54%) SAS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.54%) TIBCO iProcess
1 2 (0.54%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.98%) SaaS
2 6 (1.63%) PaaS
2 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.08%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (21.95%) Firewall
2 52 (14.09%) Network Security
3 25 (6.78%) VPN
4 22 (5.96%) TCP/IP
5 21 (5.69%) LAN
5 21 (5.69%) WAN
6 18 (4.88%) DNS
7 15 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (3.79%) Internet
8 14 (3.79%) SAN
9 13 (3.52%) IPsec
10 7 (1.90%) BGP
10 7 (1.90%) VLAN
10 7 (1.90%) Multicast
11 6 (1.63%) Wireless
12 5 (1.36%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.36%) VRRP
12 5 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.36%) HSRP
12 5 (1.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.34%) Big Data
2 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.90%) MySQL
5 6 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (0.81%) ActiveReports
6 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.81%) OLAP
6 3 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (0.81%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) DB2
General
1 75 (20.33%) Finance
2 26 (7.05%) Banking
3 15 (4.07%) Retail
4 13 (3.52%) Legal
5 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.08%) Games
7 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (56.91%) Architect
2 151 (40.92%) Security Architect
3 63 (17.07%) Consultant
4 41 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 32 (8.67%) Analyst
5 32 (8.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 30 (8.13%) Technical Architect
7 29 (7.86%) Security Analyst
8 20 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (5.42%) Information Architect
8 20 (5.42%) Information Security Architect
9 18 (4.88%) Security Engineer
10 17 (4.61%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 14 (3.79%) IT Security Architect
11 14 (3.79%) IT Architect
11 14 (3.79%) Security Specialist
11 14 (3.79%) Security Manager
12 11 (2.98%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (2.98%) Information Analyst
12 11 (2.98%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.07%) J2EE
2 8 (2.17%) Middleware
3 7 (1.90%) JMS
4 6 (1.63%) Web Services
5 5 (1.36%) JSP
6 4 (1.08%) XML
6 4 (1.08%) SOAP
6 4 (1.08%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.81%) Java EE
8 2 (0.54%) SAML
8 2 (0.54%) OAuth
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.27%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.27%) JMX
9 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.27%) Spring
9 1 (0.27%) Ajax
9 1 (0.27%) .NET
9 1 (0.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.26%) Management Information System
2 39 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 34 (9.21%) CESG
4 21 (5.69%) PKI
5 20 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.15%) RMADS
7 17 (4.61%) CESG CLAS
8 16 (4.34%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.63%) DataPower
10 6 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.08%) SCADA
11 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.81%) User Experience
13 2 (0.54%) Online Games
13 2 (0.54%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.03%) Windows
2 34 (9.21%) Linux
3 27 (7.32%) UNIX
4 5 (1.36%) AIX
4 5 (1.36%) Solaris
5 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.75%) Information Security
2 76 (20.60%) TOGAF
3 60 (16.26%) Risk Management
4 55 (14.91%) Enterprise Architecture
5 51 (13.82%) SABSA
6 44 (11.92%) SIEM
7 43 (11.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 43 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (11.38%) ITIL
9 38 (10.30%) Cyber Security
10 31 (8.40%) Project Management
11 29 (7.86%) Data Protection
12 27 (7.32%) Security Management
13 26 (7.05%) Scrum
14 24 (6.50%) Open Source
15 22 (5.96%) Information Assurance
15 22 (5.96%) SOA
16 21 (5.69%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (5.69%) Incident Management
17 18 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.50%) Java
2 19 (5.15%) SQL
3 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.63%) C
4 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.27%) C++
5 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 132 (35.77%) CISSP
2 65 (17.62%) Security Cleared
3 60 (16.26%) CISM
4 50 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 40 (10.84%) Degree
6 21 (5.69%) ISSAP
6 21 (5.69%) CISA
7 18 (4.88%) GIAC
8 16 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.98%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.98%) CRISC
9 11 (2.98%) ISACA
10 9 (2.44%) CCIE
11 8 (2.17%) CISMP
12 6 (1.63%) CGEIT
12 6 (1.63%) MCSE
12 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.08%) CCNP
14 3 (0.81%) CCSP
14 3 (0.81%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (29.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (8.67%) PCI DSS
3 24 (6.50%) COBIT
4 11 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.17%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.36%) GPG13
7 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (1.08%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.54%) SLA
9 1 (0.27%) QA
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.27%) GxP
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.36%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.81%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (0.54%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (7.32%) Cisco
2 24 (6.50%) F5
3 23 (6.23%) Oracle
4 21 (5.69%) ArcSight
5 16 (4.34%) McAfee
6 13 (3.52%) Splunk
7 12 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.25%) Juniper
8 10 (2.71%) Informatica
8 10 (2.71%) Citrix
9 9 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.17%) Symantec
10 8 (2.17%) VMware
10 8 (2.17%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.90%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.63%) HP
12 6 (1.63%) IBM
13 5 (1.36%) SAP
13 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.36%) Varonis
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