The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Architect
Rank 628 - 621
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 6 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% - 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Median daily rate £700 - £675
90% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 - £859
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £800
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Security Architect in the job title.

Senior Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK.

Senior Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Senior Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Architect
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 - 6 £700 - 2
London - 4 £700 - 2
Swansea - 1 £650 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £650 -
Wales - 1 £650 -
West Wales - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 £650 -

Senior Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) CESG
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) CRISC
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop

Senior Security 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 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) AppScan
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CESG
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security
1 7 (43.75%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CRISC
3 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) CISMP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) GCFE
4 1 (6.25%) GCIA
4 1 (6.25%) GCIH
4 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) VMware