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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 398 469 465
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 225 118 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 74 62
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£513 £483 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £618 £760
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.30% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +68 213 £510 +5.69% 32
London +47 88 £510 -0.48% 11
South East +16 61 £520 +15.55% 9
City of London +29 23 £538 +22.85% 2
Hampshire -1 23 £528 +24.28% 4
Surrey +14 20 £550 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +1 19 £458 +7.01% 3
South West -13 17 £540 +23.42% 1
North West -3 16 £520 -5.45% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £418 -
East of England - 10 £500 - 2
Cheshire +13 8 £540 -1.81%
Berkshire +2 8 £475 +10.46% 2
Middlesex +9 5 £525 -20.45%
Birmingham 0 5 £475 -13.63% 2
Somerset - 5 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £475 -
Staines - 5 - -
Lancashire - 5 £515 -
Yorkshire 0 4 £500 - 3
Edinburgh -9 4 £400 -38.46%
Scotland -14 4 £400 -4.20%
Slough - 4 £450 -
Warrington - 4 £565 -
West Yorkshire -7 3 £500 - 3
Manchester -7 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £608 -
Havant - 3 £575 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £675 -
Reading +4 2 £475 +10.46%

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 158 (35.83%) Information Security
2 102 (23.13%) Security Cleared
3 98 (22.22%) CISSP
4 89 (20.18%) Firewall
5 86 (19.50%) CESG
6 79 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 73 (16.55%) TOGAF
8 61 (13.83%) SC Cleared
9 58 (13.15%) Information Assurance
10 55 (12.47%) Risk Management
11 54 (12.24%) Management Information System
12 53 (12.02%) RMADS
13 52 (11.79%) CESG CLAS
13 52 (11.79%) Cisco
14 51 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (11.56%) Network Security
14 51 (11.56%) Cyber Security
15 47 (10.66%) CISM
16 43 (9.75%) Enterprise Architecture
17 42 (9.52%) Degree
18 41 (9.30%) ITIL
19 40 (9.07%) Windows
19 40 (9.07%) Risk Assessment
20 39 (8.84%) Data Protection
21 37 (8.39%) Finance
22 36 (8.16%) SIEM
23 35 (7.94%) PCI DSS
24 34 (7.71%) CISA
24 34 (7.71%) Zachman Framework
25 32 (7.26%) SABSA

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.81%) IIS
3 4 (0.91%) CMS
3 4 (0.91%) Node.js
4 3 (0.68%) Lync
5 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.45%) TPMS
5 2 (0.45%) CICS
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Summit
2 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.27%) IaaS
2 6 (1.36%) SaaS
2 6 (1.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.18%) Firewall
2 51 (11.56%) Network Security
3 28 (6.35%) Internet
4 21 (4.76%) WAN
5 20 (4.54%) VPN
6 17 (3.85%) SSL
6 17 (3.85%) LAN
7 16 (3.63%) Wireless
8 14 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (1.81%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.36%) DNS
11 6 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.13%) SAN
13 4 (0.91%) DMZ
13 4 (0.91%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.91%) VLAN
13 4 (0.91%) SSH
13 4 (0.91%) NGN
13 4 (0.91%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.59%) Big Data
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.91%) MS Access
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.45%) MySQL
6 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.45%) DB2
6 2 (0.45%) Informix
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.23%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (1.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.23%) QADirector
General
1 37 (8.39%) Finance
2 23 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.85%) Banking
4 11 (2.49%) Retail
4 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.04%) Legal
6 5 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.91%) Law
7 4 (0.91%) Publishing
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 231 (52.38%) Architect
2 157 (35.60%) Security Architect
3 65 (14.74%) Consultant
4 47 (10.66%) Security Consultant
5 38 (8.62%) Information Architect
6 34 (7.71%) Analyst
6 34 (7.71%) Security Analyst
7 33 (7.48%) Security Engineer
8 31 (7.03%) Enterprise Architect
9 29 (6.58%) Security Advisor
10 25 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (5.22%) Technical Architect
12 20 (4.54%) Information Security Architect
13 19 (4.31%) Security Manager
14 16 (3.63%) CLAS Consultant
15 15 (3.40%) IT Architect
16 14 (3.17%) Information Security Consultant
16 14 (3.17%) Lead Architect
17 12 (2.72%) Lead Security Architect
18 11 (2.49%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.85%) Middleware
2 12 (2.72%) .NET
3 10 (2.27%) Web Services
4 6 (1.36%) SAML
5 3 (0.68%) OAuth
5 3 (0.68%) OpenID
5 3 (0.68%) Ajax
5 3 (0.68%) HTML
5 3 (0.68%) J2EE
6 2 (0.45%) EJB
6 2 (0.45%) SOAP
6 2 (0.45%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) JavaBeans
6 2 (0.45%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.23%) Java EE
7 1 (0.23%) XSD
7 1 (0.23%) JMS
7 1 (0.23%) WSDL
7 1 (0.23%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.50%) CESG
2 54 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 53 (12.02%) RMADS
4 52 (11.79%) CESG CLAS
5 30 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.17%) PKI
8 12 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.27%) FMCG
10 9 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
10 9 (2.04%) Statistics
11 8 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.36%) Smart Meter
13 6 (1.36%) GIS
14 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.91%) Cryptography
15 3 (0.68%) Web 2.0
15 3 (0.68%) Replication
15 3 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.07%) Windows
2 25 (5.67%) Linux
3 24 (5.44%) UNIX
4 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Solaris
7 2 (0.45%) AIX
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.45%) zOS
7 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (35.83%) Information Security
2 73 (16.55%) TOGAF
3 58 (13.15%) Information Assurance
4 55 (12.47%) Risk Management
5 51 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (11.56%) Cyber Security
6 43 (9.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 41 (9.30%) ITIL
8 40 (9.07%) Risk Assessment
9 39 (8.84%) Data Protection
10 36 (8.16%) SIEM
11 34 (7.71%) Zachman Framework
12 32 (7.26%) SABSA
13 31 (7.03%) Data Security
13 31 (7.03%) Security Management
14 26 (5.90%) Project Management
15 25 (5.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 24 (5.44%) Business Continuity
16 24 (5.44%) Identity Management
17 23 (5.22%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.17%) Java
2 11 (2.49%) C
3 10 (2.27%) SQL
4 5 (1.13%) Perl
4 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.45%) C++
6 2 (0.45%) VBScript
6 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) VBA
7 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 102 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 98 (22.22%) CISSP
3 61 (13.83%) SC Cleared
4 47 (10.66%) CISM
5 42 (9.52%) Degree
6 34 (7.71%) CISA
7 26 (5.90%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.40%) ISSAP
9 9 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.81%) CEH
11 6 (1.36%) GIAC
12 4 (0.91%) GSEC
12 4 (0.91%) CISMP
13 3 (0.68%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.68%) CRISC
14 2 (0.45%) ISACA
14 2 (0.45%) GCED
14 2 (0.45%) CITP
14 2 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (17.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 18 (4.08%) COBIT
4 12 (2.72%) BS7799
5 11 (2.49%) JSP 440
6 8 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.59%) ISO 9000
7 7 (1.59%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.91%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.68%) SLA
10 3 (0.68%) QA
11 1 (0.23%) BS25999
11 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.49%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.59%) SCCM
3 4 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.91%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (11.79%) Cisco
2 31 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.80%) Oracle
4 23 (5.22%) Juniper
5 22 (4.99%) F5
6 21 (4.76%) SAP
7 20 (4.54%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.85%) HP
9 14 (3.17%) McAfee
9 14 (3.17%) VMware
10 12 (2.72%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.81%) CA
12 7 (1.59%) IBM
12 7 (1.59%) Symantec
13 6 (1.36%) Sun
13 6 (1.36%) Citrix
14 5 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.13%) Sophos
14 5 (1.13%) Sourcefire
14 5 (1.13%) Splunk
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