Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 31 May 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 336 363 369
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6 +140
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 276 576 641
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.79% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 377 392
Median daily rate £588 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £440 £463 £475
90th Percentile £789 £775 £750
UK median daily rate £586 £600 £595
% change year-on-year -2.29% +0.84% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £80.00 £47.72 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.65% +6.04% -26.07%
UK median hourly rate £57.00 £47.72 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.45% +6.04% -26.07%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,650 73,182 80,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.78% 87.60% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,807 48,655 53,466
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,178 1,910 2,132
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +12.87% -11.82%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.08 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +21.20% +12.51% -13.73%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Architecture in England.

Daily rate trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Architecture in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Architecture in England.

Hourly rate trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 122 £600 -4.00% 14
North of England +71 54 £594 -3.46% 4
South East +85 39 £538 +7.50% 9
North West +36 29 £585 -2.50% 3
Midlands +87 28 £600 - 6
Yorkshire +59 22 £625 +1.63%
West Midlands +67 20 £650 +8.33% 5
South West +55 19 £595 +8.18% 4
East of England +50 11 £600 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +39 7 £475 -20.83% 1
North East +29 3 £588 +17.50% 1
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 92 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 83 (30.07%) AWS
3 79 (28.62%) Azure
4 77 (27.90%) Security Cleared
5 68 (24.64%) Information Security
6 55 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (19.20%) CISSP
8 51 (18.48%) SC Cleared
9 50 (18.12%) SIEM
10 49 (17.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 47 (17.03%) Firewall
11 47 (17.03%) Risk Management
12 41 (14.86%) Finance
13 40 (14.49%) Active Directory
14 37 (13.41%) Public Sector
15 36 (13.04%) CISM
15 36 (13.04%) Network Security
16 34 (12.32%) DevOps
16 34 (12.32%) NIST
17 33 (11.96%) Big Data
17 33 (11.96%) DV Cleared
17 33 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
18 32 (11.59%) Data Security
19 31 (11.23%) Java
19 31 (11.23%) Risk Assessment
19 31 (11.23%) CESG Certified Professional
20 30 (10.87%) SaaS
21 27 (9.78%) Banking
21 27 (9.78%) GDPR
22 26 (9.42%) Microsoft

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.81%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (30.07%) AWS
2 79 (28.62%) Azure
3 30 (10.87%) SaaS
4 21 (7.61%) GCP
5 17 (6.16%) Serverless
6 16 (5.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (5.43%) IaaS
8 14 (5.07%) PaaS
9 12 (4.35%) Amazon S3
9 12 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (4.35%) GitHub
10 11 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (2.90%) Amazon Cognito
12 7 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (2.54%) Office 365
13 6 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.03%) Firewall
2 36 (13.04%) Network Security
3 19 (6.88%) Internet
4 17 (6.16%) X.509
5 11 (3.99%) VPN
5 11 (3.99%) WAN
6 8 (2.90%) DMZ
7 7 (2.54%) Intranet
7 7 (2.54%) Wireless
8 5 (1.81%) DHCP
8 5 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.81%) LAN
9 4 (1.45%) 3GPP
9 4 (1.45%) 5G
10 3 (1.09%) DNS
10 3 (1.09%) FCAPS
10 3 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.72%) SSL
11 2 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.96%) Big Data
2 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.81%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.45%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) Flink
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 12 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.35%) GitLab
2 5 (1.81%) Snyk
3 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (0.72%) JIRA
5 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 41 (14.86%) Finance
2 37 (13.41%) Public Sector
3 27 (9.78%) Banking
4 15 (5.43%) Legal
5 8 (2.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Police
Job Titles
1 173 (62.68%) Architect
2 126 (45.65%) Security Architect
3 50 (18.12%) Consultant
4 46 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 35 (12.68%) Security Engineer
6 31 (11.23%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (7.25%) AWS Architect
8 17 (6.16%) Azure Architect
8 17 (6.16%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 14 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.62%) Network Security Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Architect
13 8 (2.90%) Analyst
14 7 (2.54%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.54%) Information Security Consultant
14 7 (2.54%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.97%) SAML
2 16 (5.80%) Web Services
3 15 (5.43%) .NET
4 14 (5.07%) Node.js
5 7 (2.54%) Kafka
5 7 (2.54%) OAuth
5 7 (2.54%) REST
6 4 (1.45%) Spring
7 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.09%) Django
7 3 (1.09%) GraphQL
7 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 3 (1.09%) OpenID
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.09%) React
7 3 (1.09%) SOAP
7 3 (1.09%) XML
8 2 (0.72%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.72%) Serverless Framework
9 1 (0.36%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.16%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.16%) PKI
3 11 (3.99%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.26%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.17%) CESG
7 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) Blog
9 4 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.72%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.33%) Windows
2 13 (4.71%) Linux
3 8 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) Unix
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (24.64%) Information Security
3 55 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (18.12%) SIEM
5 47 (17.03%) Risk Management
6 34 (12.32%) DevOps
7 33 (11.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 32 (11.59%) Data Security
9 31 (11.23%) Risk Assessment
10 25 (9.06%) Migration
11 24 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
11 24 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 21 (7.61%) Microservices
13 21 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (7.25%) Architectural Design
14 20 (7.25%) TOGAF
15 19 (6.88%) Information Assurance
16 18 (6.52%) Analytics
17 17 (6.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.23%) Java
2 20 (7.25%) Python
3 10 (3.62%) SQL
4 8 (2.90%) Go
4 8 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.54%) C
5 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.17%) C#
7 4 (1.45%) C++
8 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.09%) Solidity
8 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (27.90%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.20%) CISSP
3 51 (18.48%) SC Cleared
4 36 (13.04%) CISM
5 33 (11.96%) DV Cleared
6 31 (11.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (5.43%) AWS Certification
7 15 (5.43%) Degree
8 14 (5.07%) CRISC
9 13 (4.71%) GIAC
10 10 (3.62%) SANS
11 9 (3.26%) CISA
12 4 (1.45%) CLAS
12 4 (1.45%) IISP
12 4 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (1.09%) CEH
13 3 (1.09%) ISSAP
14 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (12.32%) NIST
3 27 (9.78%) GDPR
4 16 (5.80%) COBIT
5 12 (4.35%) PCI DSS
6 11 (3.99%) NCSC
7 9 (3.26%) NIST 800
8 8 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (1.81%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (1.81%) ISO 22301
9 5 (1.81%) QA
10 3 (1.09%) AICPA
10 3 (1.09%) RMADS
11 2 (0.72%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.36%) PMO
12 1 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.99%) Docker
3 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.81%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.72%) vSphere
6 2 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (6.52%) Terraform
2 9 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.17%) RSA Archer
5 5 (1.81%) CASB
6 3 (1.09%) Ansible
6 3 (1.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Guardium
7 2 (0.72%) Nessus
7 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.72%) Puppet
7 2 (0.72%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.36%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) vRealize
8 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.52%) Cisco
3 12 (4.35%) Google
4 11 (3.99%) VMware
5 8 (2.90%) Qualys
6 7 (2.54%) Oracle
7 5 (1.81%) SAP
7 5 (1.81%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.81%) Splunk
8 4 (1.45%) Cadence
8 4 (1.45%) Informatica
8 4 (1.45%) Okta
9 3 (1.09%) AlgoSec
9 3 (1.09%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.09%) Trend Micro
10 2 (0.72%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.72%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.72%) Imperva
10 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto