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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Technical Architect
Rank - 608 578
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £519 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £507 £438
% change year-on-year
- +15.86%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Security Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440