The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 515 524 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 81.49% 78.44% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 276 360
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Hertfordshire

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Security Architecture
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
1 14 (82.35%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (52.94%) Information Assurance
3 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Middleware
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Big Data
3 8 (47.06%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Database Security
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (35.29%) Splunk
4 6 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (35.29%) Compliance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) .NET

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Security Consultant
2 8 (47.06%) Applications Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Splunk Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (52.94%) Information Assurance
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Big Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Database Security
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
4 6 (35.29%) Compliance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (35.29%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CLAS
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk