The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 118 138
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £519 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Architecture in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in the East of England

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in the East of England

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Architecture in the East of England

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -8 9 £519 -5.68% 2
Hertfordshire -2 5 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £625 -
Norfolk - 1 £450 - 1
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 17 (51.52%) Information Security
2 16 (48.48%) Data Centre
3 14 (42.42%) Programme Delivery
4 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) Big Data
7 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 9 (27.27%) Middleware
8 8 (24.24%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) Data Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) Database Security
8 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
8 8 (24.24%) DevOps
8 8 (24.24%) Compliance Management
8 8 (24.24%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) Splunk
10 6 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
10 6 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
11 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
11 5 (15.15%) CISSP
11 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Consultant
2 15 (45.45%) Security Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Applications Consultant
5 7 (21.21%) Security Architect
6 6 (18.18%) Splunk Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
10 2 (6.06%) Administrator
10 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Information Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Information Security Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
11 1 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
11 1 (3.03%) Dashboard Engineer
11 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance Architect
11 1 (3.03%) Lead Security Architect
11 1 (3.03%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) JSF
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Data Centre
2 13 (39.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Programme Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (24.24%) Analytics
6 8 (24.24%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (24.24%) Compliance Management
6 8 (24.24%) Data Analytics
6 8 (24.24%) Database Security
6 8 (24.24%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
8 6 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) CISA
2 4 (12.12%) CISM
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE Security
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) HP APS
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.03%) CCSP
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (6.06%) Avaya
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) EMC
2 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Meru Networks
2 2 (6.06%) Trustwave
2 2 (6.06%) Virgin Media
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Imperva
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys