Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 126 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 -27 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 30 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.93% 0.59% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.62% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 20
Surrey median daily rate £650 £595 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +32.22% -17.05%
10th Percentile £578 £475 £413
90th Percentile £719 £610 £538
South East median daily rate £600 £589 £525
% change year-on-year +1.87% +12.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,051 2,598 2,220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.99% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,161 1,822 1,457
Surrey median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 103
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.59% -24.44% +19.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.78 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.83 £45.07
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.69% +5.82%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Surrey

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Surrey

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architect in Surrey

Security Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Architect in Surrey

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Guildford - 9 £650 - 2
Staines -8 4 £710 +42.00%
Redhill - 4 £650 - 2
Leatherhead 0 3 £600 +20.00% 1
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) Security Architecture
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) CISSP
4 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (36.67%) GDPR
5 10 (33.33%) CISA
5 10 (33.33%) CISM
6 9 (30.00%) Middleware
6 9 (30.00%) NIST 800
7 8 (26.67%) OWASP
7 8 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) Kanban
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) C
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (13.33%) SAP Security
11 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) hybris
11 4 (13.33%) Office 365
11 4 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (13.33%) SAP
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) WAN
11 4 (13.33%) VPN

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Network Security
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) IPsec
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.67%) SCADA
3 2 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Security Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) OWASP
3 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.67%) Kanban
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) SAP Security
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) QMS
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) CISSP
2 10 (33.33%) CISA
2 10 (33.33%) CISM
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.67%) IISP
5 2 (6.67%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.33%) CRISC
6 1 (3.33%) GIAC
6 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) GDPR
1 11 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) NIST 800
3 2 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 22301
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 31000
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
1 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (3.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) hybris
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (6.67%) Centrify
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Imperva
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Qualys
3 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro
3 2 (6.67%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Zscaler