Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 56 54
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 26 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.91% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 1.12% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £538 £550 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +11.39% -26.85%
10th Percentile £468 £500 £382
90th Percentile £675 £615 £611
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £534
% change year-on-year -4.55% +3.04% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £57.50

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 561 535 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.36% 84.12% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 354 369
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £263 £225 £260
90th Percentile £619 £592 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 57
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -68.00% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.58 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £32.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% +29.60% +4.17%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Bedfordshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Bedfordshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Bedfordshire

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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 11 £650 +8.33%
Dunstable - 6 £270 -
Security Architecture
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 21 (80.77%) Retail
2 20 (76.92%) Information Security
3 18 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 14 (53.85%) SDLC
5 11 (42.31%) CISM
5 11 (42.31%) Cryptography
6 10 (38.46%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
8 8 (30.77%) CISA
8 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
8 8 (30.77%) CISSP
8 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
9 7 (26.92%) Data Privacy
9 7 (26.92%) Project Management
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (26.92%) ISMS
9 7 (26.92%) Security Management
9 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security
10 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) Solaris
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
10 6 (23.08%) Unix
10 6 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (23.08%) Mobile App

Security Architecture
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (19.23%) Google App Engine
1 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (19.23%) IaaS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
General
1 21 (80.77%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Security Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Security Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) GDPR Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Information Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) JMS
2 4 (15.38%) REST
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Solaris
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 18 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 14 (53.85%) SDLC
4 11 (42.31%) Cryptography
5 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
6 7 (26.92%) Data Privacy
6 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
6 7 (26.92%) ISMS
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Security Management
7 6 (23.08%) Compliance Management
7 6 (23.08%) Data Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 6 (23.08%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 6 (23.08%) Secure Coding
8 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) CISM
2 8 (30.77%) CISA
2 8 (30.77%) CISSP
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE Security
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) vCloud
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) VocaLink
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Meru Networks
4 1 (3.85%) Trustwave
4 1 (3.85%) Virgin Media