Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 213 253
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 33 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 14
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £421
90th Percentile £675 £850 £643
Central London median daily rate £581 £578 £550
% change year-on-year +0.52% +5.00% +10.00%
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 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 16 (48.48%) Finance
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
3 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (18.18%) Legal
4 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (15.15%) SaaS
5 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Banking
6 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (9.09%) TETRA
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Bluetooth
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (9.09%) Tandem
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) IT Governance
7 3 (9.09%) PaaS

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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Bluetooth
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) LTE
3 3 (9.09%) TETRA
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) DMZ
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Architect
2 18 (54.55%) Security Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Information Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) GDPR Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) OpenID
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
1 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 3 (9.09%) Tandem
2 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Security Auditing
6 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.06%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.06%) Network Segmentation
7 2 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (6.06%) CISM
1 2 (6.06%) CISSP
1 2 (6.06%) CLAS
1 2 (6.06%) ISACA
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 2 (6.06%) ISSMP
1 2 (6.06%) MBCS
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) GIAC
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) GDPR
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.03%) COBIT
4 1 (3.03%) GAAP
4 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.03%) PMO
4 1 (3.03%) RMADS
4 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) CommVault
4 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) VMware