Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 209 216
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +47
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 37 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 15
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £466 £399 £350
90th Percentile £695 £762 £645
Central London median daily rate £575 £590 £525
% change year-on-year -2.54% +12.38% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,216 5,377 6,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.88% 87.92% 85.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,972 4,282 4,798
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £671 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.34 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.04% -7.04% +15.13%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.68 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.62
% change year-on-year +6.58% -12.10% +20.08%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 22 (59.46%) Information Security
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Legal
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (13.51%) Law
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.51%) Banking
6 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.11%) IaaS
8 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
8 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
8 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
8 3 (8.11%) Tandem
8 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) CISSP
8 3 (8.11%) LAN
8 3 (8.11%) WAN
8 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Network Security
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) DMZ
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.70%) LTE
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) TETRA
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
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%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Legal
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Architect
2 21 (56.76%) Security Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Information Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Legal Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Head of Information
8 1 (2.70%) Head of Information Security
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) OAuth
2 1 (2.70%) OpenID
2 1 (2.70%) SAML
2 1 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
1 3 (8.11%) Tandem
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Information Security
2 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (5.41%) OWASP
6 2 (5.41%) SDLC
6 2 (5.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) GIAC
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) GDPR
3 1 (2.70%) GAAP
3 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.70%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) CommVault
4 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.70%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.70%) iManage
4 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Progress
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Trustwave
4 1 (2.70%) VMware