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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 153 140 120
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 +75
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 42 27 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.93% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 19
10th Percentile £514 £500 £500
25th Percentile £589 £556 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -7.69%
75th Percentile £827 - £700
90th Percentile £873 £622 £784
Central London median daily rate £663 £600 £603
% change year-on-year +10.42% -0.41% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.40 -
Central London median hourly rate - £32.40 -

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 3,976 2,896 2,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.76% 91.47% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,936 2,126 1,781
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £696 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +24.68%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £21.75 £26.22
% change year-on-year +96.55% -17.05% +32.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Network Security
3 11 (26.19%) Azure
4 10 (23.81%) AWS
4 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 9 (21.43%) PaaS
6 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
8 6 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 6 (14.29%) IaaS
8 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (14.29%) Azure Storage
9 5 (11.90%) CI/CD
9 5 (11.90%) Docker
9 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (11.90%) Serverless
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
9 5 (11.90%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 5 (11.90%) Python
9 5 (11.90%) CISSP
9 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
9 5 (11.90%) Agile
9 5 (11.90%) Information Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Azure
2 10 (23.81%) AWS
3 9 (21.43%) PaaS
4 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (14.29%) Azure Storage
4 6 (14.29%) IaaS
5 5 (11.90%) Serverless
6 4 (9.52%) SaaS
7 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (4.76%) Azure Stack
8 2 (4.76%) GCP
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (2.38%) Bitrise
9 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) DWDM
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) OSPF
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) SDH
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VPLS
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) AppScan
2 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.38%) International Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 3 (7.14%) AWS Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.14%) IT Architect
7 3 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Integration Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) JSON
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.76%) CSS3
3 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.76%) GraphQL
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) Hystrix
3 2 (4.76%) Kafka
3 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.76%) React
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.76%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) Agile
3 5 (11.90%) CI/CD
3 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.90%) Information Security
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure as Code
3 5 (11.90%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.52%) Application Security
4 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Go
5 1 (2.38%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (4.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CRISC
6 1 (2.38%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) NIST
2 2 (4.76%) GDPR
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) NCSC
3 1 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
1 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Terraform
3 1 (2.38%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.38%) Nessus
3 1 (2.38%) QRadar
3 1 (2.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
1 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
1 2 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Carbon Black
2 1 (2.38%) Checkmarx
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco
2 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.38%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) IBM
2 1 (2.38%) Juniper
2 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.38%) Qualys