Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 - 79
Rank change year-on-year - +79 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.93% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Essex median daily rate £533 - £330
East of England median daily rate £533 £650 £550
% change year-on-year -18.08% +18.18% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,019 762 853
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 96.95% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 522 502
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £230 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 73 155
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -3.03% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £42.94
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -3.19% -19.10% +6.28%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Essex

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Essex

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architect in Essex

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £524 -
Security Architect
East of England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (30.00%) Business Development
5 3 (30.00%) SABSA
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (30.00%) PQQ
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Business Development
4 3 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) PQQ
4 3 (30.00%) SABSA
4 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM