The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 186 238
Rank change year-on-year -36 +52  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 26 81 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.87% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.91% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 19
Median daily rate £475 £500 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £456 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £623 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Architect in the South East

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +18 14 £525 - 1
Hampshire +4 6 £469 -16.39% 2
Surrey -18 4 - - 1
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 20 (28.17%) Information Security
1 20 (28.17%) Security Architecture
2 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (22.54%) Firewall
3 16 (22.54%) Cisco
4 15 (21.13%) CISSP
5 14 (19.72%) CheckPoint
6 13 (18.31%) Retail
7 12 (16.90%) Network Security
7 12 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (15.49%) Palo Alto
8 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
9 10 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
10 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.27%) SAML
11 8 (11.27%) CLAS
12 7 (9.86%) SANS
12 7 (9.86%) NetScaler
12 7 (9.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (9.86%) CRISC
12 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
12 7 (9.86%) Oracle
12 7 (9.86%) OWASP
12 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (9.86%) CISMP
13 6 (8.45%) PKI
13 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (8.45%) Security Testing

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 12 (16.90%) Network Security
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (9.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (7.04%) LAN
5 5 (7.04%) MPLS
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
6 3 (4.23%) BGP
6 3 (4.23%) DAB
6 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.23%) LDAP
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.82%) DNS
7 2 (2.82%) SAN
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.41%) HTTP
8 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
General
1 13 (18.31%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) SAML
2 3 (4.23%) OAuth
3 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (8.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (4.23%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Information Security
1 20 (28.17%) Security Architecture
2 12 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (9.86%) OWASP
4 6 (8.45%) Security Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (7.04%) Data Security
5 5 (7.04%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.63%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.23%) Boundary Protection
7 3 (4.23%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Network Management
7 3 (4.23%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) CISSP
2 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) CLAS
5 7 (9.86%) CISMP
5 7 (9.86%) CRISC
5 7 (9.86%) SANS
6 6 (8.45%) GIAC
7 4 (5.63%) CEH
7 4 (5.63%) CISA
7 4 (5.63%) CREST Certified
8 3 (4.23%) PCI QSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCIE
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CISM
9 2 (2.82%) Degree
9 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) MCSE
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) vCloud
3 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco
2 14 (19.72%) CheckPoint
3 11 (15.49%) Palo Alto
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle
5 6 (8.45%) Forcepoint
6 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
6 5 (7.04%) Juniper
6 5 (7.04%) Qualys
6 5 (7.04%) Symantec
7 4 (5.63%) F5
7 4 (5.63%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.23%) Splunk
8 3 (4.23%) VMware
9 2 (2.82%) Google
10 1 (1.41%) Intel
10 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.41%) Palantir
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