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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Technical Architect
Rank 626 630 613
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 17 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Median daily rate £556 £550 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £550 £504
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 - £519
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 15 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 29 June 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 +4 15 £556 +1.13%
London +5 7 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £700 -
North West - 3 £420 -
North East - 3 £700 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £700 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £420 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £572 -
Croydon - 1 £550 -
Blackpool - 1 - -

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) CESG
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) Multicast
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) CESG
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
1 3 (12.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (8.00%) CRISC
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CLAS
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec