Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 October 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 102 78
Rank change year-on-year -21 -24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 1 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.048% 0.32% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 29
Bristol median daily rate £600 £625 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
South West median daily rate £525 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +24.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,987 1,809 1,635
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.26% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,332 1,227 1,154
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £534 £527 £550
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 53 81
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +53.13%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.25 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.36% +25.00% +8.91%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Bristol

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Bristol

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Bristol region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared