The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Technical Architect
UK
Rank 582 605 581
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 9 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £525 £550 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £575 £575
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Security Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Technical Architect in the job title.

Security Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK.

Security Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Security Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK.

Security Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Technical Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +37 9 £525 -4.54% 1
London +14 4 £600 +11.62% 1
Manchester - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -
South East +19 1 £425 -29.16%
Yorkshire +11 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £350 -

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Security Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Security Technical Architect in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Network Security
2 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Information Security
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 7 (29.17%) CISSP
6 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Data Security
6 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) CISM
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Database Security
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) DMZ
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Network Security
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (12.50%) DMZ
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Data Security
3 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Database Security
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) SABSA
6 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) CISM
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.33%) BS7799
3 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (8.33%) Varonis
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto