The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Technical Architect
Rank 587 586 549
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£600 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £525 £575
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Security Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Technical Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 2 £600 +14.28%
London - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -

Security Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP

Security Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco