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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 360 443 432
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 312 221 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 101 142
Median daily rate £550 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £51.17 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.12% +44.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £51.17 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-52.12% +44.14%

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 +74 292 £550 +6.79% 38
London +57 146 £600 +14.28% 19
South East +23 57 £525 +7.69% 4
South West +33 33 £525 +2.43% 5
North West +1 17 £600 -22.58% 2
Bristol - 17 £600 - 3
Buckinghamshire +25 16 £525 +20.00%
City of London +30 15 £525 - 8
Milton Keynes +20 15 £525 +20.00%
Berkshire +1 15 £463 -5.12% 1
Swindon +18 13 £488 -11.36% 1
Wiltshire +7 13 £488 -11.36% 1
Yorkshire +5 13 £650 -7.14% 3
West Yorkshire +9 11 £650 -7.14% 2
Surrey +6 11 £500 - 2
Wales - 11 £512 -
East of England +15 10 £600 +50.00% 2
Leeds +8 9 £650 -7.14% 1
Manchester -11 9 £600 +26.31% 2
Newport - 9 £488 -
South Wales - 9 £488 -
Scotland +15 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Middlesex - 8 £550 -
Cheshire +13 6 - -
Midlands -4 6 £575 +22.99%
West Midlands -46 6 £550 +22.22% 2
Glasgow +13 5 - -
Hertfordshire +10 5 £625 - 2
Bracknell -1 5 £525 +5.00%
Warwickshire -7 4 £459 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 219 (36.50%) CISSP
2 204 (34.00%) Information Security
3 125 (20.83%) Windows
4 115 (19.17%) TOGAF
5 112 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (18.17%) Cybersecurity
7 107 (17.83%) Finance
8 98 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 97 (16.17%) Security Cleared
10 89 (14.83%) Linux
11 86 (14.33%) Risk Management
12 78 (13.00%) SIEM
13 74 (12.33%) Management Information System
14 72 (12.00%) CESG
14 72 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
15 70 (11.67%) SC Cleared
16 69 (11.50%) Network Security
16 69 (11.50%) Firewall
17 67 (11.17%) Unix
18 65 (10.83%) Active Directory
19 63 (10.50%) Enterprise Architecture
20 62 (10.33%) PCI DSS
21 61 (10.17%) CISM
22 59 (9.83%) Oracle
23 57 (9.50%) Internet
24 56 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
24 56 (9.33%) Information Assurance
25 54 (9.00%) CESG Certified Professional
26 53 (8.83%) Security Operations
26 53 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure

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 16 (2.67%) IIS
2 14 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.00%) Apache
6 5 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.50%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 2 (0.33%) Mule
8 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.83%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.50%) Office 365
4 26 (4.33%) SaaS
5 24 (4.00%) IaaS
6 20 (3.33%) PaaS
7 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.50%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.17%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.50%) Firewall
1 69 (11.50%) Network Security
2 57 (9.50%) Internet
3 26 (4.33%) Wireless
4 25 (4.17%) SSL
5 23 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.00%) SMTP
8 11 (1.83%) LAN
8 11 (1.83%) LDAP
9 10 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (1.67%) HTTPS
9 10 (1.67%) WAN
10 9 (1.50%) IPsec
11 8 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.33%) SAN
12 7 (1.17%) Intranet
12 7 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.83%) FTP
13 5 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.00%) DB2
3 16 (2.67%) Big Data
4 9 (1.50%) Sybase ASE
5 7 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.83%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.67%) MySQL
7 4 (0.67%) OLTP
7 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (1.67%) MSI
2 8 (1.33%) GitLab
3 4 (0.67%) ERwin
3 4 (0.67%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) JMeter
4 2 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 107 (17.83%) Finance
2 38 (6.33%) Banking
3 22 (3.67%) Retail
4 21 (3.50%) Legal
5 14 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.83%) Publishing
7 6 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.50%) Front Office
8 3 (0.50%) Games
8 3 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.33%) Marketing
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 340 (56.67%) Architect
2 270 (45.00%) Security Architect
3 95 (15.83%) Consultant
4 69 (11.50%) Security Consultant
5 45 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 36 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
7 34 (5.67%) CISSP Architect
8 31 (5.17%) Technical Architect
9 30 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.33%) Analyst
11 25 (4.17%) Information Security Architect
11 25 (4.17%) Security Analyst
12 23 (3.83%) Developer
13 22 (3.67%) Information Architect
14 21 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
15 19 (3.17%) Security Manager
16 18 (3.00%) AWS Architect
16 18 (3.00%) Information Security Consultant
16 18 (3.00%) Senior Architect
17 17 (2.83%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.00%) .NET
2 21 (3.50%) JSON
3 18 (3.00%) jQuery
4 15 (2.50%) SAML
5 12 (2.00%) Middleware
6 10 (1.67%) Web Services
7 8 (1.33%) CSS
7 8 (1.33%) HTML
7 8 (1.33%) HTML5
7 8 (1.33%) WinForms
8 7 (1.17%) XML
9 4 (0.67%) EDI
9 4 (0.67%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.67%) WAP
10 3 (0.50%) Play Framework
11 2 (0.33%) LAMP
11 2 (0.33%) Node.js
11 2 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.33%) REST
11 2 (0.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 72 (12.00%) CESG
3 42 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 32 (5.33%) Cryptography
5 29 (4.83%) PKI
6 22 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (1.67%) Wiki
12 9 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (1.17%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (20.83%) Windows
2 89 (14.83%) Linux
3 67 (11.17%) Unix
4 16 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.50%) Android
6 12 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.33%) AIX
8 8 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.33%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.00%) Solaris
11 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (34.00%) Information Security
2 115 (19.17%) TOGAF
3 112 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (18.17%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (14.33%) Risk Management
6 78 (13.00%) SIEM
7 63 (10.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 56 (9.33%) Information Assurance
8 56 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (8.83%) Security Operations
10 51 (8.50%) Penetration Testing
11 49 (8.17%) SABSA
12 45 (7.50%) Project Management
13 44 (7.33%) Data Protection
14 43 (7.17%) Identity Access Management
14 43 (7.17%) Risk Assessment
15 40 (6.67%) Security Management
16 39 (6.50%) ITIL
17 37 (6.17%) Identity Management
18 36 (6.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.67%) Java
2 40 (6.67%) SQL
3 33 (5.50%) PowerShell
4 28 (4.67%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (3.83%) Python
7 19 (3.17%) PHP
8 10 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.33%) ECMAScript
9 8 (1.33%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.33%) XAML
10 5 (0.83%) C
10 5 (0.83%) Perl
11 4 (0.67%) C++
11 4 (0.67%) Ruby
12 3 (0.50%) C#
13 2 (0.33%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.17%) Delphi
14 1 (0.17%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 219 (36.50%) CISSP
2 97 (16.17%) Security Cleared
3 70 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 61 (10.17%) CISM
5 54 (9.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 50 (8.33%) Degree
7 37 (6.17%) CISA
8 35 (5.83%) CLAS
9 29 (4.83%) CEH
10 24 (4.00%) CREST Certified
11 22 (3.67%) ISSAP
12 21 (3.50%) GIAC
13 17 (2.83%) IISP
14 16 (2.67%) DV Cleared
15 15 (2.50%) CISMP
15 15 (2.50%) CRISC
16 11 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
18 8 (1.33%) GCIH
19 5 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (10.33%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.17%) RMADS
4 17 (2.83%) COBIT
4 17 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (1.17%) ISO27005
7 6 (1.00%) GxP
7 6 (1.00%) QA
8 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.67%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.50%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (0.50%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.17%) BS7799
12 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
System Software
1 65 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.50%) Snort
6 2 (0.33%) RACF
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (2.00%) Puppet
2 11 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (1.83%) QRadar
3 10 (1.67%) yum
4 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.67%) OpenView
4 4 (0.67%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.50%) Nessus
6 2 (0.33%) Cacti
6 2 (0.33%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.33%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.33%) SCCM
6 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.33%) zSecure
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 59 (9.83%) Oracle
2 52 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 40 (6.67%) Cisco
4 32 (5.33%) SAP
5 27 (4.50%) ArcSight
6 25 (4.17%) VMware
7 24 (4.00%) Sybase
8 20 (3.33%) Splunk
9 19 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.00%) IBM
11 16 (2.67%) Intel Security
12 13 (2.17%) Citrix
13 11 (1.83%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (1.67%) Forcepoint
14 10 (1.67%) Qualys
15 9 (1.50%) Symantec
16 8 (1.33%) Apple
16 8 (1.33%) Sun
17 6 (1.00%) F5
UK
Search Consultancy
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ministry of Justice
Rate: £58,113 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago