Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 225 206
Rank change year-on-year +7 -19 +66
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 37 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 23
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +6.98%
10th Percentile £508 £413 £368
90th Percentile £695 £638 £695
Central London median daily rate £575 £633 £575
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 6,195 5,351 5,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.97% 87.18% 87.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,907 4,170 4,561
City of London median daily rate £513 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 44 64
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.85 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.46% -3.92% +8.49%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £12.33
90th Percentile £38.50 £29.77 £53.53
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.44 £21.48
% change year-on-year +14.68% -18.80% +13.07%

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 21 April 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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (21.62%) PaaS
5 8 (21.62%) Legal
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 8 (21.62%) CISSP
6 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.51%) IaaS
7 5 (13.51%) CISM
7 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (10.81%) Law
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Banking
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Use Case
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making

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 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.41%) Hubot
1 2 (5.41%) nginx
1 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) IaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) SaaS
6 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) DMZ
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
4 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Architect
2 16 (43.24%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Legal Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) Node.js
1 2 (5.41%) SAML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) OpenID
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps
2 6 (16.22%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (16.22%) SIEM
3 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
4 4 (10.81%) Use Case
5 3 (8.11%) BCP
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) CoffeeScript
2 2 (5.41%) Go
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) CISA
4 1 (2.70%) CEH
4 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) GIAC
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) OSCP
4 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.70%) SANS
4 1 (2.70%) SSCP
4 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) HIPAA
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.41%) COBIT
3 2 (5.41%) GDPR
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.70%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CASB
1 2 (5.41%) Consul
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (5.41%) StackStorm
1 2 (5.41%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) CommVault
4 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) iManage
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Trustwave
4 1 (2.70%) VMware