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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 457 395 464
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +69
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 143 177 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 113 50
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£550 £523 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.58% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -37 131 £550 +5.76% 48
London -19 72 £575 +9.52% 19
South East -35 28 £539 +7.80% 14
City of London +11 11 £363 -36.95% 4
South West -4 11 £590 +13.46% 5
North West -19 11 £575 +6.97% 4
Scotland -7 10 £500 -13.04% 2
Surrey +9 9 £550 +18.91% 1
Glasgow +5 8 £500 - 1
Cheshire -1 8 £575 +12.74% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £525 - 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £525 - 2
Wiltshire +9 5 - - 2
Staines +5 5 - -
West Midlands -3 5 £485 +21.25% 3
Hampshire -15 5 £550 -1.25% 1
Swindon +8 4 - -
Warrington -10 4 £575 +12.74%
Berkshire -13 4 £538 +19.44% 9
Gloucestershire -14 4 £590 +13.46% 1
East of England +8 3 £375 +15.38%
Fareham - 3 £550 -
Middlesex -1 2 £467 -11.14%
Edinburgh -8 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £600 - 2
Newbury - 2 £550 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £485 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 110 (34.16%) Information Security
2 93 (28.88%) CISSP
3 79 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (24.22%) Security Cleared
5 65 (20.19%) TOGAF
6 59 (18.32%) Finance
7 54 (16.77%) Firewall
7 54 (16.77%) SC Cleared
8 50 (15.53%) PCI DSS
8 50 (15.53%) SABSA
9 48 (14.91%) Cyber Security
9 48 (14.91%) Network Security
10 47 (14.60%) Management Information System
11 45 (13.98%) ITIL
12 43 (13.35%) CISM
12 43 (13.35%) CESG
13 40 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (10.87%) Linux
14 35 (10.87%) Risk Management
14 35 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
15 32 (9.94%) Degree
15 32 (9.94%) Information Assurance
16 29 (9.01%) SIEM
16 29 (9.01%) Risk Assessment
17 28 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
18 27 (8.39%) COBIT
19 26 (8.07%) Vulnerability Management
19 26 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (7.76%) Data Protection
21 24 (7.45%) PKI

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (4.66%) Adobe CQ
2 12 (3.73%) IIS
3 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.62%) JBoss
4 2 (0.62%) Apache
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) MS Office
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) SaaS
1 9 (2.80%) PaaS
1 9 (2.80%) IaaS
2 4 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.77%) Firewall
2 48 (14.91%) Network Security
3 24 (7.45%) VPN
4 20 (6.21%) LAN
5 18 (5.59%) WAN
5 18 (5.59%) Internet
6 16 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (4.04%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.04%) SAN
8 9 (2.80%) Wireless
9 8 (2.48%) SSL
9 8 (2.48%) BGP
9 8 (2.48%) DNS
10 6 (1.86%) MPLS
10 6 (1.86%) NAS
10 6 (1.86%) Multicast
11 5 (1.55%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.55%) ATM
12 4 (1.24%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.55%) Big Data
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.24%) MS Access
5 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.93%) MySQL
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
General
1 59 (18.32%) Finance
2 14 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.73%) Banking
3 12 (3.73%) Legal
4 7 (2.17%) Retail
5 6 (1.86%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.86%) Games
6 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 188 (58.39%) Architect
2 147 (45.65%) Security Architect
3 56 (17.39%) Consultant
4 38 (11.80%) Security Consultant
5 34 (10.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 25 (7.76%) Technical Architect
7 23 (7.14%) Analyst
8 22 (6.83%) Security Analyst
9 21 (6.52%) Information Architect
10 18 (5.59%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 16 (4.97%) Information Security Architect
11 16 (4.97%) Security Engineer
12 15 (4.66%) Security Specialist
13 11 (3.42%) IT Architect
13 11 (3.42%) IT Security Architect
13 11 (3.42%) CLAS Consultant
14 10 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.80%) Information Security Consultant
15 9 (2.80%) Senior Architect
16 8 (2.48%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) Middleware
2 5 (1.55%) Web Services
3 4 (1.24%) SOAP
3 4 (1.24%) JSP
4 3 (0.93%) J2EE
4 3 (0.93%) JMS
5 2 (0.62%) OAuth
5 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.62%) SAML
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.31%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) EJB
6 1 (0.31%) Servlets
6 1 (0.31%) JMX
6 1 (0.31%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.60%) Management Information System
2 43 (13.35%) CESG
3 28 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
4 24 (7.45%) PKI
5 15 (4.66%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.35%) RMADS
7 11 (3.42%) Cryptography
8 10 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
10 7 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.86%) Open Source
12 5 (1.55%) DataPower
13 4 (1.24%) SCADA
13 4 (1.24%) Online Games
13 4 (1.24%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.93%) User Experience
14 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.87%) Linux
2 23 (7.14%) Windows
3 21 (6.52%) UNIX
4 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) HPUX
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.16%) Information Security
2 65 (20.19%) TOGAF
3 50 (15.53%) SABSA
4 48 (14.91%) Cyber Security
5 45 (13.98%) ITIL
6 40 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (10.87%) Risk Management
8 32 (9.94%) Information Assurance
9 29 (9.01%) SIEM
9 29 (9.01%) Risk Assessment
10 26 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (7.76%) Data Protection
12 23 (7.14%) Data Security
13 21 (6.52%) Project Management
14 19 (5.90%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (5.59%) Security Management
16 17 (5.28%) SOA
17 16 (4.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.21%) Java
2 11 (3.42%) SQL
3 7 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.55%) C
5 2 (0.62%) C++
5 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) Perl
6 1 (0.31%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (28.88%) CISSP
2 78 (24.22%) Security Cleared
3 54 (16.77%) SC Cleared
4 43 (13.35%) CISM
5 32 (9.94%) Degree
6 18 (5.59%) CISA
7 14 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.42%) ISSAP
9 9 (2.80%) GIAC
9 9 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.48%) CISMP
11 7 (2.17%) CRISC
12 5 (1.55%) CCIE
12 5 (1.55%) CCNP
13 4 (1.24%) GCIA
13 4 (1.24%) GCED
13 4 (1.24%) GCIH
14 3 (0.93%) CITP
14 3 (0.93%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.62%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (15.53%) PCI DSS
3 27 (8.39%) COBIT
4 5 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.93%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.31%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) GxP
7 1 (0.31%) BS7799
7 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.62%) Snort
4 2 (0.62%) RACF
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (7.14%) F5
2 22 (6.83%) Cisco
3 19 (5.90%) ArcSight
4 18 (5.59%) Oracle
5 17 (5.28%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.66%) Splunk
7 14 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.73%) McAfee
8 12 (3.73%) VMware
9 10 (3.11%) Juniper
10 9 (2.80%) HP
10 9 (2.80%) IBM
11 7 (2.17%) SAP
11 7 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.86%) Citrix
13 5 (1.55%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (1.55%) Varonis
14 4 (1.24%) Adobe
14 4 (1.24%) Blue Coat
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