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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 390 392 445
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +53
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 246 263 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 170 115
Median daily rate £570 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £731 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £49.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.55%

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
41428 45059 44386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.57% 81.10% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27562 29248 28857
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1345 1237
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -25 212 £575 - 36
London -20 107 £600 +4.34% 19
South East +34 43 £538 -2.27% 4
South West +9 20 £575 -19.29% 3
Scotland +32 17 £650 - 2
Edinburgh +32 14 £650 - 2
Berkshire +17 14 £550 +4.76% 3
North West -8 14 £675 +12.50% 4
City of London +1 13 £608 +1.25% 11
Wiltshire -5 11 £525 -27.58%
Wales - 11 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £488 +11.42% 1
Hampshire +22 9 £668 +11.25%
Bristol +11 9 £588 +9.30% 2
Milton Keynes +17 8 £488 +11.42% 1
East of England +16 8 £588 -
East Midlands - 8 £450 - 2
South Wales - 8 £500 -
Cheshire +3 7 £675 +8.65%
Warrington -7 7 £675 +8.00%
Newport - 7 £500 -
Surrey +15 6 £525 +3.96%
Reading +9 6 £550 +4.76% 1
Swindon +8 6 £469 -6.25%
West Midlands -38 6 £495 +13.14% 4
Staines - 5 - -
Manchester +1 4 £550 +12.82% 1
Birmingham -8 4 £495 -6.60% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 £450 -

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 209 (37.25%) Information Security
2 179 (31.91%) CISSP
3 143 (25.49%) Security Cleared
4 120 (21.39%) Windows
5 112 (19.96%) SC Cleared
6 110 (19.61%) Finance
7 106 (18.89%) Cybersecurity
8 103 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (14.97%) Risk Management
10 79 (14.08%) Linux
11 71 (12.66%) TOGAF
12 67 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 66 (11.76%) Unix
14 65 (11.59%) Information Assurance
15 64 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
16 63 (11.23%) Network Security
17 56 (9.98%) Microsoft
18 54 (9.63%) Management Information System
18 54 (9.63%) Penetration Testing
19 53 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
20 50 (8.91%) Firewall
20 50 (8.91%) SIEM
21 49 (8.73%) CISM
22 48 (8.56%) PCI DSS
23 46 (8.20%) Active Directory
24 44 (7.84%) CESG
25 43 (7.66%) Oracle
26 42 (7.49%) Java
26 42 (7.49%) Internet
26 42 (7.49%) Cryptography

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 8 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (1.43%) IIS
1 8 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.53%) Apache
4 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) Liferay
5 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) SAP GRC
2 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.89%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.71%) Epicor iScala
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.57%) IaaS
3 20 (3.57%) SaaS
4 18 (3.21%) Office 365
5 12 (2.14%) PaaS
6 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.23%) Network Security
2 50 (8.91%) Firewall
3 42 (7.49%) Internet
4 23 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (2.67%) IPsec
6 15 (2.67%) SSL
7 13 (2.32%) Wireless
8 11 (1.96%) SMTP
9 9 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.43%) BGP
10 8 (1.43%) EIGRP
10 8 (1.43%) OSPF
11 7 (1.25%) DHCP
11 7 (1.25%) DNS
11 7 (1.25%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.25%) VPN
12 6 (1.07%) FTP
12 6 (1.07%) LAN
12 6 (1.07%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.10%) Big Data
3 11 (1.96%) MySQL
4 10 (1.78%) Sybase ASE
5 9 (1.60%) DB2
6 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.07%) OLTP
7 5 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.18%) HBase
11 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.25%) MSI
3 6 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (1.07%) GitLab
4 5 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.71%) ERwin
5 4 (0.71%) Travis CI
6 3 (0.53%) JIRA
6 3 (0.53%) JUnit
7 2 (0.36%) git-flow
7 2 (0.36%) JMeter
8 1 (0.18%) Bower
8 1 (0.18%) Gradle
8 1 (0.18%) Grunt
8 1 (0.18%) gulp
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 110 (19.61%) Finance
2 28 (4.99%) Banking
3 20 (3.57%) Retail
4 19 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.32%) Legal
6 12 (2.14%) Publishing
7 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.07%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.71%) Electronics
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 317 (56.51%) Architect
2 258 (45.99%) Security Architect
3 96 (17.11%) Consultant
4 73 (13.01%) Security Consultant
5 41 (7.31%) Security Engineer
6 36 (6.42%) Analyst
7 33 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
8 31 (5.53%) Security Analyst
9 30 (5.35%) Information Architect
10 24 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (4.28%) Technical Architect
11 22 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 20 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
13 20 (3.57%) Lead Security Architect
14 18 (3.21%) Information Security Consultant
15 17 (3.03%) CISSP Architect
16 16 (2.85%) Data Architect
17 15 (2.67%) Lead Architect
18 14 (2.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.03%) SAML
2 14 (2.50%) .NET
3 13 (2.32%) Web Services
4 11 (1.96%) Middleware
5 9 (1.60%) jQuery
5 9 (1.60%) JSON
6 8 (1.43%) CSS
6 8 (1.43%) HTML
6 8 (1.43%) HTML5
6 8 (1.43%) WinForms
7 6 (1.07%) EDI
7 6 (1.07%) REST
8 5 (0.89%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.89%) XML
9 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.71%) RESTful
9 4 (0.71%) Spring Boot
9 4 (0.71%) WAP
10 3 (0.53%) Spring
11 2 (0.36%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.63%) Management Information System
2 44 (7.84%) CESG
3 42 (7.49%) Cryptography
4 31 (5.53%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.03%) PKI
7 14 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.25%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.25%) Wiki
12 6 (1.07%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 120 (21.39%) Windows
2 79 (14.08%) Linux
3 66 (11.76%) Unix
4 13 (2.32%) Android
5 12 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.60%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.43%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.25%) Solaris
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.07%) AIX
10 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.36%) zOS
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (37.25%) Information Security
2 106 (18.89%) Cybersecurity
3 103 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (14.97%) Risk Management
5 71 (12.66%) TOGAF
6 65 (11.59%) Information Assurance
7 54 (9.63%) Penetration Testing
8 53 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (8.91%) SIEM
10 41 (7.31%) OWASP
10 41 (7.31%) Risk Assessment
11 40 (7.13%) Identity Access Management
12 39 (6.95%) Ethical Hacking
12 39 (6.95%) Security Operations
13 37 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
14 32 (5.70%) Identity Management
15 31 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (5.53%) Data Loss Prevention
15 31 (5.53%) Security Management
15 31 (5.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.49%) Java
2 33 (5.88%) SQL
3 28 (4.99%) PowerShell
4 27 (4.81%) Python
5 20 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.32%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.60%) PHP
8 8 (1.43%) ECMAScript
8 8 (1.43%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.43%) XAML
9 7 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.71%) C
10 4 (0.71%) Perl
11 3 (0.53%) Ruby
12 2 (0.36%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.36%) C#
12 2 (0.36%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) Delphi
13 1 (0.18%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 179 (31.91%) CISSP
2 143 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 112 (19.96%) SC Cleared
4 49 (8.73%) CISM
5 38 (6.77%) CEH
5 38 (6.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 33 (5.88%) CREST Certified
6 33 (5.88%) Degree
7 32 (5.70%) CLAS
8 31 (5.53%) DV Cleared
9 25 (4.46%) GIAC
10 20 (3.57%) SANS
11 19 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (3.03%) CISA
13 13 (2.32%) CRISC
13 13 (2.32%) IISP
14 10 (1.78%) ISSAP
15 9 (1.60%) CITP
16 8 (1.43%) CISMP
16 8 (1.43%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (8.56%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.32%) RMADS
4 12 (2.14%) COBIT
5 9 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (1.07%) ISO27002
8 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.89%) QA
9 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.36%) BS7799
10 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.18%) GxP
11 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 46 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.07%) Snort
4 5 (0.89%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.36%) Docker
6 2 (0.36%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.36%) vCloud
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.36%) Xen
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (1.96%) Puppet
1 11 (1.96%) QRadar
2 7 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.25%) yum
3 6 (1.07%) OpenView
3 6 (1.07%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.89%) Nessus
5 4 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.71%) SCCM
6 2 (0.36%) Ansible
6 2 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.36%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.18%) Cacti
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.66%) Oracle
3 39 (6.95%) Cisco
4 31 (5.53%) SAP
5 29 (5.17%) VMware
6 23 (4.10%) Splunk
7 21 (3.74%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.57%) Intel Security
9 19 (3.39%) Citrix
10 17 (3.03%) IBM
11 15 (2.67%) ArcSight
11 15 (2.67%) Sybase
12 14 (2.50%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.96%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.78%) F5
15 8 (1.43%) Apple
16 7 (1.25%) Google
16 7 (1.25%) Juniper
16 7 (1.25%) Thales
17 6 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
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