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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Architect
Rank 583 566 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Architect 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £690 - -
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 6 £600 - 1
London +15 5 £600 - 1
South East - 1 £690 -
Bracknell - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Senior Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 3 (16.67%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) CESG
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Splunk
6 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.56%) CISA
8 1 (5.56%) CISM
8 1 (5.56%) Firewall

Senior Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CESG
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk
1 3 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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