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 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 309 338
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 79 117 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 85 41
Median daily rate £563 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £514 £528
% change year-on-year +3.16% -2.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Harrow +14 2 - -
Croydon +10 2 £550 +16.64%
City of London -19 2 £500 -4.76% 8
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 65 (37.57%) Information Security
2 61 (35.26%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (34.68%) Security Cleared
4 55 (31.79%) SC Cleared
5 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
7 38 (21.97%) CISSP
8 37 (21.39%) Finance
9 29 (16.76%) Risk Management
10 27 (15.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 27 (15.61%) Security Testing
11 26 (15.03%) TOGAF
12 25 (14.45%) Open Source
13 22 (12.72%) CISM
13 22 (12.72%) SAML
13 22 (12.72%) Google
13 22 (12.72%) CESG Certified Professional
13 22 (12.72%) CLAS
14 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (11.56%) Kubernetes
16 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (10.98%) SABSA
16 19 (10.98%) Kerberos
17 18 (10.40%) Information Assurance
18 17 (9.83%) Management Information System
18 17 (9.83%) Docker
19 16 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
20 15 (8.67%) Security Management
20 15 (8.67%) DevOps
21 14 (8.09%) SDLC

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 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.58%) Predix
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.12%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.05%) IaaS
3 7 (4.05%) PaaS
4 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.89%) SaaS
5 3 (1.73%) Office 365
6 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.98%) Kerberos
2 13 (7.51%) Firewall
2 13 (7.51%) Network Security
3 9 (5.20%) Internet
4 7 (4.05%) LDAP
5 6 (3.47%) SSL
6 5 (2.89%) VPN
7 4 (2.31%) DNS
7 4 (2.31%) LAN
7 4 (2.31%) SCCP
7 4 (2.31%) WAN
8 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.16%) HTTP
9 2 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.58%) DMZ
10 1 (0.58%) MPLS
10 1 (0.58%) SAN
10 1 (0.58%) SMTP
10 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.20%) Big Data
2 6 (3.47%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.16%) GIS
4 2 (1.16%) HBase
4 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.58%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) OLTP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.31%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.58%) Bower
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) Gradle
5 1 (0.58%) Grunt
5 1 (0.58%) gulp
5 1 (0.58%) JBehave
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 37 (21.39%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Legal
3 7 (4.05%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.73%) Marketing
4 3 (1.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (69.94%) Architect
2 95 (54.91%) Security Architect
3 26 (15.03%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 24 (13.87%) Analyst
5 20 (11.56%) Security Analyst
6 18 (10.40%) Consultant
7 16 (9.25%) Security Consultant
8 12 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (5.20%) Lead Architect
11 8 (4.62%) Lead Security Architect
11 8 (4.62%) Security Officer
11 8 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 7 (4.05%) DevOps Architect
12 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 7 (4.05%) Information Security Officer
13 5 (2.89%) Applications Architect
13 5 (2.89%) Chief Information Officer
13 5 (2.89%) Chief Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.72%) SAML
2 11 (6.36%) Web Services
3 9 (5.20%) REST
4 6 (3.47%) RESTful
5 5 (2.89%) Ajax
5 5 (2.89%) JSON
6 4 (2.31%) CSS
6 4 (2.31%) CSS3
6 4 (2.31%) HTML
6 4 (2.31%) HTML5
7 3 (1.73%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.73%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.16%) EDI
8 2 (1.16%) Grails
8 2 (1.16%) OAuth
8 2 (1.16%) OAuth2
8 2 (1.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.58%) Java EE
9 1 (0.58%) Spring
9 1 (0.58%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.36%) CESG
3 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.47%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.31%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.31%) PKI
8 3 (1.73%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.16%) Fintech
9 2 (1.16%) NHS
9 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.05%) Windows
2 4 (2.31%) Linux
2 4 (2.31%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) Information Security
2 61 (35.26%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.76%) Risk Management
5 27 (15.61%) Security Testing
6 26 (15.03%) TOGAF
7 25 (14.45%) Open Source
8 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (10.98%) SABSA
10 18 (10.40%) Information Assurance
11 16 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (8.67%) DevOps
12 15 (8.67%) Security Management
13 14 (8.09%) SDLC
14 13 (7.51%) Identity Access Management
15 12 (6.94%) Data Protection
15 12 (6.94%) Identity Management
15 12 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (6.94%) Security Operations
15 12 (6.94%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.20%) Java
2 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.73%) SQL
4 2 (1.16%) Groovy
4 2 (1.16%) Python
4 2 (1.16%) Scala
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (34.68%) Security Cleared
2 55 (31.79%) SC Cleared
3 38 (21.97%) CISSP
4 22 (12.72%) CESG Certified Professional
4 22 (12.72%) CISM
4 22 (12.72%) CLAS
5 13 (7.51%) Degree
6 10 (5.78%) CISA
6 10 (5.78%) SANS
7 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.89%) CRISC
7 5 (2.89%) ISACA
8 4 (2.31%) CEH
9 3 (1.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.73%) GIAC
10 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.16%) CCSP
10 2 (1.16%) CREST Certified
10 2 (1.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.47%) COBIT
4 5 (2.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.31%) GDPR
5 4 (2.31%) RMADS
6 2 (1.16%) BS7799
6 2 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.58%) HL7
7 1 (0.58%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.58%) SNOMED CT
7 1 (0.58%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (9.83%) Docker
2 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (11.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.58%) Cacti
3 1 (0.58%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.58%) Graphite
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) logstash
3 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) Google
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.31%) Cisco
3 4 (2.31%) Splunk
4 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.73%) CyberArk
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle
4 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.16%) Dell
5 2 (1.16%) IBM
5 2 (1.16%) New Relic
5 2 (1.16%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) Symantec
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.58%) Aruba
6 1 (0.58%) Aveksa
6 1 (0.58%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.58%) hybris
6 1 (0.58%) Varonis
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