Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Architect
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 2 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.34% 1.61% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.67% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +18.18% -
East of England median daily rate £523 £628 £425
% change year-on-year -16.73% +47.65% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 548 657 638
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 96.19% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 449 434
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £199 £268 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -63.75% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.99 £12.80
90th Percentile £27.13 £25.00 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -2.44%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Bedfordshire

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Bedfordshire

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 1 £400 -38.46%
Security Architect
East of England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) BeyondTrust
2 1 (50.00%) Centrify
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BeyondTrust
1 1 (50.00%) Centrify
1 1 (50.00%) CyberArk