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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 373 455 417
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -38
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 300 206 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 105 143
Median daily rate £525 £515 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £391 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £700 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +76 280 £525 +2.94% 50
London +55 137 £575 +9.52% 24
South East +34 56 £525 +10.52% 11
South West +27 34 £488 -33.33% 4
Wiltshire +17 19 £488 -33.89% 1
North West +10 19 £625 +31.57% 2
Swindon +27 18 £475 -13.63% 1
City of London +22 16 £525 +8.30% 13
Buckinghamshire +29 15 £525 +25.37% 1
Milton Keynes +25 15 £525 +25.37%
Berkshire +16 15 £513 +5.67% 4
Bristol +13 12 £600 +9.09% 1
Surrey +11 12 £513 +7.89% 3
East of England +13 9 £625 +72.41% 2
Cheshire +7 8 £763 +96.77%
West Midlands -36 8 £548 +21.66% 3
Newport - 8 £450 -
South Wales - 8 £450 -
Wales - 8 £450 -
Manchester -10 7 £613 +28.94%
Scotland +10 6 - -
Middlesex - 6 £550 - 1
Glasgow +15 5 - -
Yorkshire +4 5 £375 -31.81%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £625 - 2
Warwickshire -3 5 - -
Midlands -4 5 £600 +20.00%
Bracknell - 5 £525 -
Reading +15 4 £500 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 4 £450 -28.00%

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 218 (36.58%) CISSP
2 210 (35.23%) Information Security
3 133 (22.32%) Windows
4 112 (18.79%) Finance
5 106 (17.79%) TOGAF
6 104 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (17.45%) Cybersecurity
7 101 (16.95%) Security Cleared
8 90 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 90 (15.10%) Linux
9 84 (14.09%) Risk Management
10 78 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
11 77 (12.92%) Management Information System
12 76 (12.75%) SIEM
13 75 (12.58%) Unix
14 74 (12.42%) Network Security
15 73 (12.25%) CESG
16 72 (12.08%) SC Cleared
17 71 (11.91%) Firewall
18 63 (10.57%) Oracle
18 63 (10.57%) Active Directory
18 63 (10.57%) Enterprise Architecture
19 61 (10.23%) PCI DSS
19 61 (10.23%) CISM
20 59 (9.90%) CESG Certified Professional
21 58 (9.73%) Information Assurance
22 56 (9.40%) Microsoft
23 55 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
24 54 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
25 53 (8.89%) Internet

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 15 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.18%) IIS
3 11 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.84%) Apache
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.01%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.84%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.67%) Epicor iScala
4 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 78 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.70%) Office 365
4 27 (4.53%) SaaS
5 24 (4.03%) IaaS
6 20 (3.36%) PaaS
7 7 (1.17%) 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 74 (12.42%) Network Security
2 71 (11.91%) Firewall
3 53 (8.89%) Internet
4 25 (4.19%) Wireless
5 22 (3.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (3.52%) SSL
7 20 (3.36%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.35%) IPsec
9 12 (2.01%) SMTP
10 11 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.68%) Cisco ISE
12 9 (1.51%) LAN
12 9 (1.51%) LDAP
12 9 (1.51%) WAN
13 8 (1.34%) BGP
13 8 (1.34%) EIGRP
13 8 (1.34%) HTTPS
13 8 (1.34%) OSPF
14 7 (1.17%) DNS
14 7 (1.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.19%) DB2
3 18 (3.02%) Big Data
4 10 (1.68%) Sybase ASE
5 9 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.17%) MySQL
7 6 (1.01%) OLTP
8 5 (0.84%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.34%) MSI
3 7 (1.17%) GitLab
4 4 (0.67%) ERwin
5 3 (0.50%) JIRA
6 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.34%) JMeter
6 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 112 (18.79%) Finance
2 35 (5.87%) Banking
3 24 (4.03%) Retail
4 19 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.85%) Legal
6 15 (2.52%) Publishing
7 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.50%) Front Office
8 3 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 337 (56.54%) Architect
2 267 (44.80%) Security Architect
3 90 (15.10%) Consultant
4 63 (10.57%) Security Consultant
5 47 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 42 (7.05%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (5.20%) CISSP Architect
9 29 (4.87%) Technical Architect
10 28 (4.70%) Information Security Architect
11 26 (4.36%) Information Architect
12 25 (4.19%) Analyst
13 24 (4.03%) AWS Architect
14 23 (3.86%) Developer
14 23 (3.86%) Security Analyst
15 21 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
15 21 (3.52%) Security Manager
16 19 (3.19%) Information Security Consultant
16 19 (3.19%) Security Solutions Architect
17 17 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.53%) .NET
2 22 (3.69%) JSON
3 19 (3.19%) jQuery
4 17 (2.85%) SAML
5 12 (2.01%) Middleware
6 10 (1.68%) Web Services
7 8 (1.34%) CSS
7 8 (1.34%) HTML
7 8 (1.34%) HTML5
7 8 (1.34%) WinForms
8 7 (1.17%) XML
9 5 (0.84%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.67%) EDI
10 4 (0.67%) WAP
11 3 (0.50%) Play Framework
12 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.34%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.34%) Node.js
12 2 (0.34%) REST
12 2 (0.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.92%) Management Information System
2 73 (12.25%) CESG
3 46 (7.72%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.20%) Cryptography
5 28 (4.70%) PKI
6 25 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.68%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
9 11 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
11 9 (1.51%) Wiki
12 8 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 133 (22.32%) Windows
2 90 (15.10%) Linux
3 75 (12.58%) Unix
4 14 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.18%) Android
5 13 (2.18%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.34%) AIX
7 8 (1.34%) Solaris
7 8 (1.34%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.34%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.50%) zOS
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (35.23%) Information Security
2 106 (17.79%) TOGAF
3 104 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (17.45%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (14.09%) Risk Management
5 76 (12.75%) SIEM
6 63 (10.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 58 (9.73%) Information Assurance
8 55 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (8.22%) Security Operations
10 48 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
11 47 (7.89%) Data Protection
12 46 (7.72%) Security Management
13 43 (7.21%) Project Management
14 42 (7.05%) Risk Assessment
14 42 (7.05%) SABSA
15 41 (6.88%) Identity Access Management
15 41 (6.88%) Identity Management
16 37 (6.21%) ITIL
16 37 (6.21%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.05%) SQL
2 40 (6.71%) Java
3 33 (5.54%) PowerShell
4 29 (4.87%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.19%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.36%) PHP
6 20 (3.36%) Python
7 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.34%) ECMAScript
7 8 (1.34%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.34%) XAML
8 5 (0.84%) C
8 5 (0.84%) Perl
9 4 (0.67%) Ruby
10 3 (0.50%) C++
11 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.34%) C#
12 1 (0.17%) Delphi
12 1 (0.17%) VB
12 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 218 (36.58%) CISSP
2 101 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 72 (12.08%) SC Cleared
4 61 (10.23%) CISM
5 59 (9.90%) CESG Certified Professional
6 49 (8.22%) Degree
7 33 (5.54%) CISA
8 27 (4.53%) CEH
8 27 (4.53%) CLAS
9 24 (4.03%) CREST Certified
10 21 (3.52%) DV Cleared
11 20 (3.36%) ISSAP
12 19 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (3.02%) IISP
14 17 (2.85%) GIAC
15 15 (2.52%) CISMP
15 15 (2.52%) CRISC
16 9 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.51%) CCIE
17 7 (1.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (15.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (10.23%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.85%) COBIT
3 17 (2.85%) RMADS
4 14 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.01%) GxP
6 6 (1.01%) ISO27002
6 6 (1.01%) QA
7 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.50%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.17%) BS7799
10 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.17%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 63 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.84%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.50%) Snort
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.17%) RACF
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.01%) QRadar
2 10 (1.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.68%) Puppet
3 8 (1.34%) yum
4 6 (1.01%) OpenView
4 6 (1.01%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.67%) SCCM
7 3 (0.50%) Nessus
8 2 (0.34%) Cacti
8 2 (0.34%) Nagios
8 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 63 (10.57%) Oracle
2 56 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.55%) Cisco
4 33 (5.54%) SAP
5 30 (5.03%) VMware
6 26 (4.36%) ArcSight
7 25 (4.19%) Sybase
8 22 (3.69%) CheckPoint
9 19 (3.19%) IBM
9 19 (3.19%) Splunk
10 17 (2.85%) Citrix
11 15 (2.52%) Intel Security
12 12 (2.01%) F5
12 12 (2.01%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (1.68%) Forcepoint
14 10 (1.68%) Palo Alto
15 9 (1.51%) Sun
16 8 (1.34%) Apple
16 8 (1.34%) Juniper
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