Period
to 22 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £637 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 119 102
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 23 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.23% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Bristol median daily rate £637 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £565 £516 £613
90th Percentile £688 £594 £638
South West median daily rate £600 £544 £500
% change year-on-year +10.34% +8.75% -16.67%
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 1,797 1,848 1,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,175 1,251 1,092
Bristol median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £253 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 72 54
Bristol median hourly rate £33.25 £37.55 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +23.11% +3.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.03 £11.65
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.25 £46.18
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +7.69%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architect in Bristol

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) TOGAF
5 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
6 12 (52.17%) Information Security
7 10 (43.48%) MODAF
7 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 8 (34.78%) DoDAF
8 8 (34.78%) SDLC
9 7 (30.43%) RMADS
10 6 (26.09%) SABSA
10 6 (26.09%) AWS
11 5 (21.74%) Military
12 4 (17.39%) CISSP
12 4 (17.39%) Internet
12 4 (17.39%) VMware
12 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (17.39%) COBIT
12 4 (17.39%) ISSAP
12 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (17.39%) DevOps
12 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
12 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
13 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
14 2 (8.70%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (21.74%) Military
2 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JFC
1 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) TOGAF
3 13 (56.52%) Security Architecture
4 12 (52.17%) Information Security
5 10 (43.48%) Information Assurance
5 10 (43.48%) MODAF
6 8 (34.78%) DoDAF
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) SABSA
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) NsoIT
9 2 (8.70%) OWASP
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.70%) SOA
10 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (4.35%) Database Security
10 1 (4.35%) DevSecOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) ISSAP
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) RMADS
2 4 (17.39%) COBIT
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) NCSC
3 1 (4.35%) NIST
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) SAP