Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 6 April 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
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 117 132
Rank change year-on-year +44 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 25 15 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 1.72% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 3
Median daily rate £625 £475 £760
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -37.50% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £613 £475 £538
% change year-on-year +28.95% -11.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +57.14% - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,284 2,000 2,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.25% 88.30% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 1,404 1,513
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £292
90th Percentile £618 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 47
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -49.41% +201.89%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% +20.69%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Leeds

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Leeds

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Architecture in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Leeds

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Architecture in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Security Architecture in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 15 (60.00%) AWS
2 13 (52.00%) DV Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (48.00%) Big Data
3 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (44.00%) CISSP
4 11 (44.00%) CISM
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
5 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (36.00%) GitHub
5 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
5 9 (36.00%) Terraform
5 9 (36.00%) GitLab
5 9 (36.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (32.00%) Data Science
6 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
6 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) Node.js
7 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
7 7 (28.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Serverless
7 7 (28.00%) Data Ingestion
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (36.00%) GitHub
3 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (32.00%) Amazon S3
4 7 (28.00%) Amazon Cognito
4 7 (28.00%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (28.00%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (28.00%) Serverless
5 5 (20.00%) Azure
6 3 (12.00%) GCP
6 3 (12.00%) IaaS
6 3 (12.00%) PaaS
6 3 (12.00%) SaaS
7 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (36.00%) GitLab
2 2 (8.00%) Snyk
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
1 10 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) Kafka
4 2 (8.00%) OAuth
4 2 (8.00%) OpenID
4 2 (8.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (4.00%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Identity Access Management
2 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
4 8 (32.00%) Data Science
4 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (28.00%) Data Ingestion
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
5 7 (28.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Information Security
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Go
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) CISM
2 11 (44.00%) CISSP
3 5 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (20.00%) CRISC
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) GDPR
3 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) VMware NSX
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Terraform
2 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (12.00%) vRealize
3 2 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Alibaba
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
1 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Okta