Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 24 April 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.50% 0.29% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.30% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Swindon median daily rate £550 £481 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £525 £456 £410
90th Percentile £575 £512 £560
Wiltshire median daily rate £685 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +33.66% +2.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 560 662 655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 95.80% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 440 470
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -10.82%
10th Percentile £298 £249 £262
90th Percentile £623 £575 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 24
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.76% -5.80%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -54.55% +10.00% +73.40%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Swindon

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Swindon

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Swindon region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft