Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 206 226
Rank change year-on-year -23 +20 +38
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 30 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.54% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 19
City of London median daily rate £600 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £471 £463 £446
90th Percentile £708 £725 £850
Central London median daily rate £590 £625 £563
% change year-on-year -5.60% +11.11% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 6,076 6,115 5,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.54% 89.15% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,839 4,815 4,724
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 56 51
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.23 £31.13 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (46.67%) CISSP
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Information Security
4 9 (30.00%) CISM
5 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (20.00%) CISA
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) GDPR
9 4 (13.33%) Docker
9 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
9 4 (13.33%) Database Security
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Banking

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 1 (3.33%) Hubot
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
1 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Essbase
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Security Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Web Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SAML
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Database Security
6 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (3.33%) Go
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) CISSP
2 9 (30.00%) CISM
3 6 (20.00%) CISA
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) CRISC
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.33%) ISACA
7 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) ISSMP
7 1 (3.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) GDPR
2 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.33%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) CASB
3 1 (3.33%) Consul
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) QRadar
3 1 (3.33%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Google
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Apigee
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk