Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 89 73
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 19 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.48% 0.30% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.31% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £650 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £513 £424 £418
90th Percentile £838 £570 £578
South West median daily rate £563 £500 £600
% change year-on-year +12.50% -16.67% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,200 1,279 1,210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 95.23% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 813 829
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 37 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.39 £12.92 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.00 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architect in Wiltshire

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architect in Wiltshire

Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architect in Wiltshire

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Salisbury -2 9 £525 +22.09% 1
Corsham +18 7 £685 +19.13%
Swindon - 1 - -
Security Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Wiltshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Security Architecture
3 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Information Assurance
4 9 (47.37%) HMG Infosec
5 8 (42.11%) JSP 440
5 8 (42.11%) Information Security
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) IT Strategy
7 6 (31.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) ISSAP
8 5 (26.32%) ISSEP
8 5 (26.32%) CISA
8 5 (26.32%) CISM
8 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (26.32%) CISSP
8 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) Critical Thinking
10 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) RMADS
11 2 (10.53%) SCCM

Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
4 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Security Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (47.37%) Information Assurance
4 8 (42.11%) Information Security
5 7 (36.84%) IT Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (21.05%) Critical Thinking
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
10 2 (10.53%) SIEM
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) CISA
4 5 (26.32%) CISM
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 5 (26.32%) ISSAP
4 5 (26.32%) ISSEP
5 3 (15.79%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) HMG Infosec
2 8 (42.11%) JSP 440
3 6 (31.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (10.53%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Scality
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) SAP