Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 126 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 34 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.04% 0.50% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.53% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 24
Surrey median daily rate £650 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £570 £475 £413
90th Percentile £715 £610 £547
South East median daily rate £600 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +6.87%
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 3,079 2,474 2,338
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.46% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,159 1,732 1,584
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £567 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 108
Surrey median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.03% -20.65% +21.28%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.43 £11.46
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 7 £650 - 2
Redhill - 5 £650 -
Leatherhead +2 3 £600 +20.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -7 2 £600 -1.64%
Staines -20 2 £675 -
Security Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (61.76%) Security Architecture
2 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (44.12%) GDPR
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) CISSP
4 13 (38.24%) OWASP
5 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (35.29%) CISA
5 12 (35.29%) CISM
5 12 (35.29%) NIST 800
6 11 (32.35%) Middleware
6 11 (32.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Firewall
8 7 (20.59%) Information Security
8 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 6 (17.65%) Kanban
9 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 6 (17.65%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) Cloud Operations
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (11.76%) Office 365
11 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.76%) 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
1 8 (23.53%) Network Security
2 6 (17.65%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) ATM
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) JAAS
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) OAuth
2 2 (5.88%) OpenID
2 2 (5.88%) SAML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) PKI
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (8.82%) Smartcard
5 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.88%) SCADA
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Security Architecture
2 13 (38.24%) OWASP
3 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.59%) Information Security
5 6 (17.65%) Cloud Operations
5 6 (17.65%) Kanban
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Security Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) QMS
7 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CISSP
2 12 (35.29%) CISA
2 12 (35.29%) CISM
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CREST Certified
5 3 (8.82%) IISP
6 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) CCNP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CRISC
7 1 (2.94%) GIAC
7 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) GDPR
1 15 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (35.29%) NIST 800
3 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (8.82%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (8.82%) ISO 22301
4 3 (8.82%) ISO 31000
4 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.94%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
1 3 (8.82%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
3 3 (8.82%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (8.82%) Centrify
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Imperva
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Qualys
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) Sun
3 3 (8.82%) Trend Micro
3 3 (8.82%) Tripwire
4 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec