The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 120 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% - 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £483 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2461 2129 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.87% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1228 1078
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the Yorkshire region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Architect in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) F5