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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Technical Architect
Rank 644 643 631
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £563 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £385 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £570 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £600
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.73 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 -

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 6 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 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 +13 11 £563 +15.38% 1
London -1 9 £600 +23.07% 1
City of London - 2 £550 -
Leeds - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) Network Security
2 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Information Security
5 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) CISSP
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) CESG
7 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System

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 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) DMZ
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) CESG
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) SABSA
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
3 2 (7.14%) CRISC
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Varonis
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) VMware