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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 384 474
Rank change year-on-year -36 +90  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 164 239 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 161 69
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £677
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £514 £528
% change year-on-year +3.16% -2.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £51.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +18.77% -24.63%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in England

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
London -14 79 £563 -2.17% 29
East of England +2 18 £531 -15.00% 3
South East -24 18 £500 - 10
North West +20 16 £538 -2.22% 3
Yorkshire +27 13 £575 +12.19% 5
East Midlands -4 7 £505 +12.22% 3
South West -10 7 £448 -18.63% 3
West Midlands +13 3 £550 +6.79% 4
Midlands +9 1 £575 -8.00% 1
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 151 (43.39%) Information Security
2 110 (31.61%) Security Cleared
3 98 (28.16%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 78 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (21.55%) CISSP
7 72 (20.69%) Finance
8 69 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (19.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 59 (16.95%) Risk Management
10 52 (14.94%) Information Assurance
11 44 (12.64%) TOGAF
12 41 (11.78%) Firewall
12 41 (11.78%) Management Information System
13 40 (11.49%) CESG
14 39 (11.21%) Security Management
14 39 (11.21%) CESG Certified Professional
14 39 (11.21%) CLAS
15 37 (10.63%) Security Testing
16 35 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
18 33 (9.48%) Windows
18 33 (9.48%) PCI DSS
18 33 (9.48%) Network Security
19 31 (8.91%) CISM
19 31 (8.91%) Open Source
20 29 (8.33%) DevOps
21 27 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
22 25 (7.18%) Banking
22 25 (7.18%) 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 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.86%) Confluence
2 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.57%) JBoss
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Liferay
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Predix
4 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 69 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.16%) PaaS
4 8 (2.30%) IaaS
5 6 (1.72%) SaaS
6 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.15%) Office 365
8 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.78%) Firewall
2 33 (9.48%) Network Security
3 20 (5.75%) Kerberos
4 19 (5.46%) Internet
5 14 (4.02%) SSL
6 12 (3.45%) DNS
6 12 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.45%) Wireless
7 11 (3.16%) LAN
7 11 (3.16%) WAN
8 10 (2.87%) LDAP
9 9 (2.59%) VPN
10 8 (2.30%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.72%) IPsec
13 5 (1.44%) SAN
14 4 (1.15%) HTTP
14 4 (1.15%) SCCP
14 4 (1.15%) SMTP
14 4 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.17%) Big Data
2 11 (3.16%) GIS
3 9 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.01%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.86%) HBase
5 3 (0.86%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.29%) DocumentDB
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) OLTP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.15%) JIRA
3 4 (1.15%) Travis CI
4 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.29%) Bower
5 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.29%) git-flow
5 1 (0.29%) Gradle
5 1 (0.29%) Grunt
5 1 (0.29%) gulp
5 1 (0.29%) JBehave
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Selenium
5 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 72 (20.69%) Finance
2 25 (7.18%) Banking
3 15 (4.31%) Legal
4 14 (4.02%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.01%) Retail
7 5 (1.44%) Electronics
7 5 (1.44%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Law
8 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 196 (56.32%) Architect
2 158 (45.40%) Security Architect
3 67 (19.25%) Consultant
4 60 (17.24%) Security Consultant
5 32 (9.20%) Analyst
6 28 (8.05%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 24 (6.90%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (4.31%) Lead Security Architect
9 15 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 14 (4.02%) Security Engineer
11 12 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
11 12 (3.45%) Information Architect
11 12 (3.45%) Information Security Architect
11 12 (3.45%) Lead Architect
12 11 (3.16%) AWS Architect
13 10 (2.87%) Applications Consultant
13 10 (2.87%) Cloud Consultant
13 10 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.90%) SAML
2 19 (5.46%) Web Services
3 10 (2.87%) Middleware
4 9 (2.59%) REST
5 8 (2.30%) RESTful
6 5 (1.44%) Ajax
6 5 (1.44%) JSON
7 4 (1.15%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.15%) CSS
7 4 (1.15%) CSS3
7 4 (1.15%) HTML
7 4 (1.15%) HTML5
7 4 (1.15%) Spring Boot
8 3 (0.86%) .NET
9 2 (0.57%) EDI
9 2 (0.57%) Grails
9 2 (0.57%) OAuth
9 2 (0.57%) OAuth2
9 2 (0.57%) SOAP
9 2 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.78%) Management Information System
2 40 (11.49%) CESG
3 22 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.89%) CESG CLAS
5 16 (4.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.87%) Cyber Defence
8 10 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.01%) PKI
10 7 (2.01%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.44%) Internet of Things
13 4 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.86%) Taxonomies
15 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.48%) Windows
2 23 (6.61%) Unix
3 20 (5.75%) Linux
4 5 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.15%) Android
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (43.39%) Information Security
2 98 (28.16%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (16.95%) Risk Management
5 52 (14.94%) Information Assurance
6 44 (12.64%) TOGAF
7 39 (11.21%) Security Management
8 37 (10.63%) Security Testing
9 35 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
11 31 (8.91%) Open Source
12 29 (8.33%) DevOps
13 27 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (7.18%) SABSA
14 25 (7.18%) SIEM
15 21 (6.03%) IT Strategy
15 21 (6.03%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
16 20 (5.75%) OWASP
17 18 (5.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.89%) Java
2 6 (1.72%) SQL
3 5 (1.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.15%) ABAP
4 4 (1.15%) Python
5 2 (0.57%) C
5 2 (0.57%) C++
5 2 (0.57%) Groovy
5 2 (0.57%) Scala
6 1 (0.29%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 110 (31.61%) Security Cleared
2 84 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 75 (21.55%) CISSP
4 39 (11.21%) CESG Certified Professional
4 39 (11.21%) CLAS
5 31 (8.91%) CISM
6 19 (5.46%) Degree
7 18 (5.17%) SANS
8 17 (4.89%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.45%) CISA
10 8 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.01%) CREST Certified
11 7 (2.01%) CRISC
12 6 (1.72%) CEH
12 6 (1.72%) CISMP
12 6 (1.72%) CITP
12 6 (1.72%) MBCS
13 5 (1.44%) GIAC
13 5 (1.44%) ISACA
13 5 (1.44%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (19.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (9.48%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.45%) RMADS
4 7 (2.01%) COBIT
5 6 (1.72%) GDPR
5 6 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (0.57%) BS7799
8 2 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.57%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.29%) HL7
9 1 (0.29%) QA
9 1 (0.29%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.29%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 24 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.75%) Docker
3 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.15%) NFS
4 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.86%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.86%) Snort
6 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.29%) vCloud
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
7 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (6.61%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (0.86%) Nessus
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Puppet
5 2 (0.57%) QRadar
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.29%) Graphite
6 1 (0.29%) Kibana
6 1 (0.29%) logstash
6 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (7.18%) Google
1 25 (7.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.60%) Splunk
3 14 (4.02%) Intel Security
4 13 (3.74%) Oracle
4 13 (3.74%) VMware
5 12 (3.45%) Cisco
5 12 (3.45%) Citrix
6 11 (3.16%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.30%) SAP
8 5 (1.44%) Aruba
8 5 (1.44%) Juniper
8 5 (1.44%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.15%) EMC
10 3 (0.86%) Capita
10 3 (0.86%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.57%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.57%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.57%) New Relic
11 2 (0.57%) Qualys
Midlands
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Fuse
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago