The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Architect
Rank - 578 554
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 0 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.026% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.029% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Average daily rate
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- £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £638 -
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Senior Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

Senior Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001