The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 350 428 405
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -23
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 337 223 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 105 141
Median daily rate £550 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +44.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £51.17 £31.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £57.50 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 316 £550 +4.76% 51
London +58 146 £575 +12.74% 21
South East +21 60 £525 +5.00% 9
South West +16 29 £500 -9.09% 3
Bristol - 20 £563 -
Surrey +5 18 £525 -8.69% 1
North West +3 17 £538 -30.64% 5
East of England +21 15 £550 +22.22% 2
Berkshire -1 15 £450 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 14 £525 +10.52% 5
East Midlands +5 13 £580 +10.47%
Manchester -4 13 £525 +10.52% 4
West Midlands -35 13 £513 +13.88% 7
Wales +27 12 £512 -14.62% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 12 £583 +16.50%
Bedfordshire +11 11 £550 +22.22%
Nottingham +4 11 £580 +16.00%
Yorkshire +1 11 £650 -7.14% 1
West Yorkshire +6 10 £650 -7.14% 1
North East -38 10 £800 +14.28% 1
City of London +42 9 £525 +5.00% 7
South Wales +18 9 £475 -20.83% 1
Milton Keynes +12 9 £525 +13.51% 4
Newport +7 9 £475 -20.83% 1
Leeds +10 8 £650 -7.14% 1
Scotland 0 8 £450 +9.09% 1
Tyne and Wear -35 8 £775 +10.71% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 8 £775 +10.71% 1
Staines +1 7 - -
Hertfordshire +21 6 £550 - 2

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 217 (37.35%) CISSP
2 192 (33.05%) Information Security
3 116 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (18.93%) TOGAF
5 109 (18.76%) Cybersecurity
6 106 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 106 (18.24%) Security Cleared
7 99 (17.04%) Windows
8 94 (16.18%) Finance
9 84 (14.46%) SC Cleared
10 83 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 79 (13.60%) Linux
12 78 (13.43%) SIEM
13 75 (12.91%) Firewall
14 70 (12.05%) CESG
14 70 (12.05%) Network Security
15 68 (11.70%) Management Information System
16 66 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
17 63 (10.84%) CESG Certified Professional
18 60 (10.33%) SABSA
18 60 (10.33%) PCI DSS
18 60 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (10.15%) Active Directory
19 59 (10.15%) Internet
20 58 (9.98%) Unix
21 55 (9.47%) Oracle
22 54 (9.29%) CISM
23 51 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
23 51 (8.78%) Information Assurance
23 51 (8.78%) Degree

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 13 (2.24%) IIS
3 9 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.03%) Apache
6 3 (0.52%) Confluence
6 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.34%) CMS
7 2 (0.34%) Mule
7 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.86%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.96%) Office 365
4 16 (2.75%) SaaS
5 15 (2.58%) IaaS
5 15 (2.58%) PaaS
6 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.52%) Yammer
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.91%) Firewall
2 70 (12.05%) Network Security
3 59 (10.15%) Internet
4 23 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (3.96%) Wireless
5 21 (3.61%) SSL
6 16 (2.75%) LAN
7 15 (2.58%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.41%) SAN
9 12 (2.07%) WAN
10 10 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (1.72%) LDAP
10 10 (1.72%) SMTP
11 8 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (1.20%) Intranet
12 7 (1.20%) IPsec
12 7 (1.20%) MPLS
13 6 (1.03%) DNS
13 6 (1.03%) VLAN
14 5 (0.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.93%) DB2
3 14 (2.41%) Big Data
4 6 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.52%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.17%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) MSI
2 4 (0.69%) ERwin
2 4 (0.69%) GitLab
2 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) JMeter
4 2 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 94 (16.18%) Finance
2 35 (6.02%) Banking
3 17 (2.93%) Legal
4 16 (2.75%) Retail
4 16 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.89%) Publishing
6 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.52%) Front Office
8 3 (0.52%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 337 (58.00%) Architect
2 261 (44.92%) Security Architect
3 89 (15.32%) Consultant
4 65 (11.19%) Security Consultant
5 39 (6.71%) Security Engineer
6 35 (6.02%) Analyst
7 33 (5.68%) CISSP Architect
7 33 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (5.68%) Security Analyst
8 31 (5.34%) Technical Architect
9 24 (4.13%) Senior Architect
10 23 (3.96%) Enterprise Architect
11 22 (3.79%) Security Manager
12 20 (3.44%) Developer
13 19 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (3.10%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 16 (2.75%) Digital Architect
15 16 (2.75%) Enterprise Security Architect
15 16 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
15 16 (2.75%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.82%) JSON
2 22 (3.79%) .NET
3 17 (2.93%) CSS
3 17 (2.93%) HTML
3 17 (2.93%) HTML5
4 16 (2.75%) jQuery
5 11 (1.89%) REST
6 9 (1.55%) Ajax
6 9 (1.55%) CSS3
6 9 (1.55%) SAML
7 8 (1.38%) WinForms
8 7 (1.20%) Middleware
8 7 (1.20%) XML
9 4 (0.69%) EDI
9 4 (0.69%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.69%) WAP
9 4 (0.69%) Web Services
10 3 (0.52%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.52%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.05%) CESG
2 68 (11.70%) Management Information System
3 47 (8.09%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.13%) PKI
5 23 (3.96%) Cryptography
6 19 (3.27%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.24%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.38%) SCADA
13 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.04%) Windows
2 79 (13.60%) Linux
3 58 (9.98%) Unix
4 16 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.58%) Android
6 11 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.55%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.38%) AIX
9 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.52%) Solaris
12 3 (0.52%) zOS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.05%) Information Security
2 116 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (18.93%) TOGAF
4 109 (18.76%) Cybersecurity
5 83 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 78 (13.43%) SIEM
7 66 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 60 (10.33%) SABSA
9 51 (8.78%) Information Assurance
9 51 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (8.61%) Security Operations
11 47 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
12 46 (7.92%) Data Protection
12 46 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
12 46 (7.92%) Project Management
13 45 (7.75%) Security Management
14 41 (7.06%) ITIL
15 39 (6.71%) Identity Access Management
16 36 (6.20%) Identity Management
16 36 (6.20%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.23%) Java
2 32 (5.51%) SQL
3 26 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (3.96%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.44%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.93%) PHP
7 15 (2.58%) Python
8 8 (1.38%) ECMAScript
8 8 (1.38%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.38%) XAML
9 6 (1.03%) C
10 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.86%) Perl
11 4 (0.69%) C++
11 4 (0.69%) Ruby
12 3 (0.52%) C#
13 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.17%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
14 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 217 (37.35%) CISSP
2 106 (18.24%) Security Cleared
3 84 (14.46%) SC Cleared
4 63 (10.84%) CESG Certified Professional
5 54 (9.29%) CISM
6 51 (8.78%) Degree
7 39 (6.71%) CLAS
8 33 (5.68%) CEH
8 33 (5.68%) CISA
9 31 (5.34%) ISSAP
10 25 (4.30%) CREST Certified
11 23 (3.96%) GIAC
12 16 (2.75%) DV Cleared
13 14 (2.41%) CISMP
13 14 (2.41%) CRISC
14 13 (2.24%) IISP
15 10 (1.72%) GCIH
16 8 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (1.20%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (10.33%) PCI DSS
3 32 (5.51%) RMADS
4 18 (3.10%) COBIT
5 16 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 11 (1.89%) ISO27005
7 6 (1.03%) GxP
7 6 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.86%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.69%) FIPS 140-2
9 4 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.69%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.52%) QA
11 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.17%) BS25999
12 1 (0.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 59 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.86%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.34%) RACF
4 2 (0.34%) Snort
5 1 (0.17%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.17%) SRDF
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (1.55%) QRadar
3 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.20%) Puppet
4 5 (0.86%) yum
5 2 (0.34%) Cacti
5 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.34%) Nagios
5 2 (0.34%) Nessus
5 2 (0.34%) RSA enVision
5 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.34%) zSecure
6 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (9.47%) Oracle
2 43 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.71%) Cisco
4 29 (4.99%) SAP
5 27 (4.65%) ArcSight
6 21 (3.61%) Sybase
7 20 (3.44%) Splunk
8 18 (3.10%) VMware
9 14 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.41%) Intel Security
10 12 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
11 11 (1.89%) IBM
12 10 (1.72%) Forcepoint
12 10 (1.72%) Symantec
13 9 (1.55%) Apple
13 9 (1.55%) Citrix
13 9 (1.55%) Qualys
14 8 (1.38%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.86%) NetApp
15 5 (0.86%) Tripwire
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