The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
London / City of London
Rank 149 132 186
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +54
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Median daily rate £600 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £625 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £575 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 £45.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2514 2586 4119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.43% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1983 2040 3238
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 33
Median hourly rate £43.25 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the City of London region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 7 (31.82%) CISSP
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) CISM
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) OSPF
7 3 (13.64%) BGP
7 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.64%) VRRP
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) CCIE
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Windows

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) BGP
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
2 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (13.64%) HSRP
2 3 (13.64%) IPsec
2 3 (13.64%) Multicast
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) OSPF
2 3 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VRRP
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Chief Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Software Audit
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
2 3 (13.64%) Aruba
2 3 (13.64%) F5
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec