The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 61 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £445 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £503
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.63% -
Security Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 600 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.26% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 405 243
Average daily rate £375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.55 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architecture across the Birmingham region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (50.00%) IISP
2 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark