Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 15 July 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 214 217
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +64
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 29 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 20
City of London median daily rate £583 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +11.63% +7.50%
10th Percentile £500 £513 £492
90th Percentile £710 £755 £738
Central London median daily rate £583 £638 £588
% change year-on-year -8.63% +8.51% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,173 5,721 5,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.04% 87.83% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,888 4,427 4,791
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £337 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 53 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.54% -6.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
London Bridge - 1 £575 -
Security Architecture
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security
3 9 (31.03%) CISSP
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (27.59%) PaaS
4 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) CISM
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) SIEM
7 5 (17.24%) IaaS
7 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.24%) CISA
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (13.79%) Docker
8 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.34%) HIPAA
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
9 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling

Security Architecture
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (6.90%) Hubot
1 2 (6.90%) nginx
1 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (27.59%) PaaS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) SaaS
5 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) Travis CI
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Architect
2 13 (44.83%) Security Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Web Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
1 2 (6.90%) SAML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) SIEM
5 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) BCP
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
2 2 (6.90%) Go
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CISM
3 5 (17.24%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
5 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (3.45%) OSCP
5 1 (3.45%) SANS
5 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) HIPAA
2 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.45%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Consul
2 2 (6.90%) QRadar
2 2 (6.90%) StackStorm
2 2 (6.90%) Terraform
3 1 (3.45%) CASB
3 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft