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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Technical Architect
Rank 607 620 625
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Technical Architect 14 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.045% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.048% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £529 £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £475 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 £600
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 13 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 9 December 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 -3 14 £529 -1.62% 2
West Yorkshire +27 6 - -
Yorkshire +22 6 - -
London +5 5 £533 +9.23%
Leeds +19 2 - -
South East +22 1 £425 -29.16%
Berkshire 0 1 £425 -
City of London -6 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £350 -
Corsham - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -

Security Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 15 (51.72%) Network Security
2 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (20.69%) CISSP
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Data Security
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (13.79%) Database Security
7 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) CISM
7 4 (13.79%) LAN
7 4 (13.79%) WAN
8 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) SAP

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 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) G Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) DMZ
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) CESG
3 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.90%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Security
3 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security
4 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.79%) Database Security
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) SABSA
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
4 2 (6.90%) CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) BS7799
3 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.90%) Tripwire
3 2 (6.90%) Varonis
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.45%) VMware