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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 156 196
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 20 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Median daily rate £600 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £520 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £810 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.44 £62.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -3.30% +22.14%  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, 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 10 (45.45%) Information Assurance
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
2 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) MBCS
4 7 (31.82%) ISACA
4 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (31.82%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (31.82%) Security Auditing
4 7 (31.82%) CISM
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
5 6 (27.27%) ISSMP
5 6 (27.27%) Data Security
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (27.27%) SaaS
6 5 (22.73%) SABSA
6 5 (22.73%) CLAS
6 5 (22.73%) Legal
6 5 (22.73%) Information Security
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps

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 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Network Security
2 2 (9.09%) DMZ
3 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) TETRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Law
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Security Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SaaS Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Litigation Support
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (13.64%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (13.64%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Assurance
2 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (31.82%) Security Auditing
5 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
5 6 (27.27%) Data Security
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Information Security
6 5 (22.73%) SABSA
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Content Management
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Microservices
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) SIEM
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
1 8 (36.36%) MBCS
2 7 (31.82%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (31.82%) CISM
2 7 (31.82%) ISACA
3 6 (27.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (27.27%) ISSMP
4 5 (22.73%) CLAS
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) CITP
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (4.55%) IISP
8 1 (4.55%) ISEB
8 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
8 1 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) RMADS
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (4.55%) PA-DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Qualys
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
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