Period
to 9 December 2021

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 9 December 2021 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
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 110 182
Rank change year-on-year -45 +72 +56
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 31 11 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 26
10th Percentile " £649 £350
25th Percentile £563 £694 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £700 £575
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +21.74% -8.00%
75th Percentile £695 " £688
90th Percentile £748 £708 £740
Central London median daily rate £600 £700 £575
% change year-on-year -14.29% +21.74% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.70 - -
Central London median hourly rate £33.70 - -

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 3,744 1,774 5,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.01% 89.10% 90.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,885 1,332 4,031
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 51
10th Percentile £18.40 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.12% +51.28% +4.28%
75th Percentile £61.75 £39.44 £24.25
90th Percentile £69.55 £46.53 £49.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £20.83
% change year-on-year +13.10% +48.56% +11.39%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in the City of London

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Architecture in the City of London.

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 9 December 2021. 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 £525 -
Security Architecture
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, 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 17 (54.84%) Azure
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) AWS
3 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (35.48%) Information Security
5 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
6 9 (29.03%) PaaS
7 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) GDPR
8 7 (22.58%) Social Skills
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) CISSP
8 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
9 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
9 6 (19.35%) IaaS
9 6 (19.35%) Docker
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) Legal
9 6 (19.35%) Serverless
10 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
10 5 (16.13%) DevSecOps
10 5 (16.13%) Internet
10 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (16.13%) COBIT
11 4 (12.90%) Degree

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 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Azure
2 12 (38.71%) AWS
3 9 (29.03%) PaaS
4 6 (19.35%) IaaS
4 6 (19.35%) Serverless
5 4 (12.90%) GCP
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (9.68%) iPaaS
6 3 (9.68%) SaaS
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.23%) GitHub
7 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) DMZ
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Intranet
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Social Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Legal
4 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (9.68%) Law
6 2 (6.45%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Architect
2 12 (38.71%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (32.26%) Security Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) AWS Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft 365 Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Head of Development
8 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) RESTful
2 3 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) OpenID
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (35.48%) Information Security
3 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
4 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
5 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
7 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
7 5 (16.13%) DevSecOps
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
1 3 (9.68%) C++
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CRISC
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) GDPR
2 5 (16.13%) COBIT
3 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.68%) QA
4 2 (6.45%) GRC
4 2 (6.45%) SEPA
5 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.23%) FedRAMP
5 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (3.23%) NIST
5 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) CASB
3 1 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.23%) Qualys
4 1 (3.23%) Workday