Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 376 421
Rank change year-on-year -45 +45 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 211 256 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 189 112
London median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.06%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £389
90th Percentile £750 £750 £673
England median daily rate £550 £564 £550
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.44 £24.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year +146.67% -50.51% +10.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in London

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in London

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in London

Security Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Architecture in London

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Central London +3 42 £581 +0.52% 9
South London -6 26 £575 -
West London -19 6 £350 -35.19% 3
Security Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 79 (37.44%) Information Security
2 70 (33.18%) Finance
3 52 (24.64%) Security Cleared
4 48 (22.75%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (18.48%) SC Cleared
6 39 (18.48%) Network Security
7 36 (17.06%) Java
7 36 (17.06%) CISSP
8 35 (16.59%) Linux
9 32 (15.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 30 (14.22%) Firewall
11 27 (12.80%) Risk Management
12 26 (12.32%) DevOps
13 23 (10.90%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (10.90%) CISM
13 23 (10.90%) Banking
14 21 (9.95%) TOGAF
15 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
15 20 (9.48%) Security Operations
16 19 (9.00%) PCI DSS
16 19 (9.00%) Hadoop
16 19 (9.00%) Identity Access Management
17 18 (8.53%) Terraform
17 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (8.53%) Big Data
17 18 (8.53%) Kerberos
18 17 (8.06%) SIEM

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.32%) Confluence
2 5 (2.37%) Apache
2 5 (2.37%) nginx
3 3 (1.42%) IIS
3 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) CMS
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.47%) Mule
5 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.47%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.27%) IaaS
4 8 (3.79%) SaaS
5 6 (2.84%) GitHub
6 5 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.37%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.37%) Office 365
6 5 (2.37%) Route 53
6 5 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.90%) PaaS
8 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.95%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.48%) Network Security
2 30 (14.22%) Firewall
3 18 (8.53%) Kerberos
4 10 (4.74%) SAN
4 10 (4.74%) VPN
5 9 (4.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.79%) LAN
6 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.79%) WAN
7 7 (3.32%) IPsec
8 6 (2.84%) FTP
9 5 (2.37%) BGP
9 5 (2.37%) NAS
10 3 (1.42%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.42%) Internet
10 3 (1.42%) LTE
10 3 (1.42%) SSL
10 3 (1.42%) TETRA
11 2 (0.95%) DMZ
11 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.00%) Hadoop
2 18 (8.53%) Big Data
3 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.47%) HBase
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Burp Suite
1 8 (3.79%) JIRA
2 7 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.84%) Subversion
4 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.95%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.47%) Bower
6 1 (0.47%) Gradle
6 1 (0.47%) Grunt
6 1 (0.47%) gulp
6 1 (0.47%) JUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Maven
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (33.18%) Finance
2 23 (10.90%) Banking
3 14 (6.64%) Legal
4 8 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.32%) Law
6 4 (1.90%) Military
7 3 (1.42%) Electronics
7 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Marketing
8 2 (0.95%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (50.24%) Architect
2 78 (36.97%) Security Architect
3 30 (14.22%) Consultant
4 21 (9.95%) Information Security Architect
5 20 (9.48%) Information Architect
5 20 (9.48%) Security Consultant
6 18 (8.53%) Security Engineer
7 17 (8.06%) Enterprise Architect
8 14 (6.64%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (5.69%) Security Specialist
10 10 (4.74%) Analyst
10 10 (4.74%) Head of Security
10 10 (4.74%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) IT Architect
11 8 (3.79%) IT Security Architect
12 7 (3.32%) Cloud Specialist
12 7 (3.32%) Network Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.84%) Data Consultant
13 6 (2.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) REST
2 8 (3.79%) Web Services
3 7 (3.32%) SAML
4 6 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.37%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (2.37%) EDI
6 4 (1.90%) Middleware
7 2 (0.95%) OAuth
8 1 (0.47%) JDBC
8 1 (0.47%) Kafka
8 1 (0.47%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.47%) OpenID
8 1 (0.47%) RAML
8 1 (0.47%) RESTful
8 1 (0.47%) SOAP
8 1 (0.47%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.47%) Swagger
8 1 (0.47%) Velocity
8 1 (0.47%) XML
8 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (3.32%) CESG
6 6 (2.84%) BYOD
6 6 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.84%) PKI
6 6 (2.84%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.42%) Tandem
9 3 (1.42%) User Experience
10 2 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.95%) Handset
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.59%) Linux
2 16 (7.58%) Windows
3 8 (3.79%) Unix
4 4 (1.90%) Android
4 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.44%) Information Security
2 48 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.75%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (12.80%) Risk Management
4 26 (12.32%) DevOps
5 23 (10.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (9.95%) TOGAF
7 20 (9.48%) Security Operations
8 19 (9.00%) Identity Access Management
9 18 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.06%) Information Assurance
10 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.06%) SIEM
11 16 (7.58%) Microservices
11 16 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (7.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (7.11%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.16%) Change Management
13 13 (6.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.06%) Java
2 11 (5.21%) Python
3 9 (4.27%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.32%) C
5 4 (1.90%) SQL
6 3 (1.42%) C++
7 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 39 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (17.06%) CISSP
4 23 (10.90%) CISM
5 15 (7.11%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.74%) Degree
8 9 (4.27%) CISA
9 6 (2.84%) CCSP
9 6 (2.84%) CREST Certified
9 6 (2.84%) SANS
10 5 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.90%) CEH
11 4 (1.90%) GIAC
11 4 (1.90%) ISSAP
11 4 (1.90%) SSCP
12 3 (1.42%) CCNP
12 3 (1.42%) CLAS
12 3 (1.42%) ISACA
12 3 (1.42%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.00%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.11%) GDPR
4 10 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (3.79%) QA
6 7 (3.32%) Data Quality
7 5 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.90%) COBIT
8 4 (1.90%) PA-DSS
8 4 (1.90%) SAS 70
9 3 (1.42%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.95%) GAAP
10 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.95%) PMO
11 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (5.69%) Docker
2 9 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.95%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (8.53%) Terraform
2 11 (5.21%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.21%) Puppet
3 10 (4.74%) Ansible
4 8 (3.79%) Nessus
5 6 (2.84%) logstash
6 4 (1.90%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.95%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.11%) Hortonworks
3 10 (4.74%) Qualys
4 8 (3.79%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.84%) AlienVault
5 6 (2.84%) Cisco
5 6 (2.84%) Palo Alto
5 6 (2.84%) Splunk
6 4 (1.90%) CA
6 4 (1.90%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.42%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle
7 3 (1.42%) SAP
7 3 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.95%) CommVault
8 2 (0.95%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.95%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.95%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.95%) Varonis