The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 63 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.61% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.64% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £513 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £798 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £511
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.26%
Security Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
744 1088 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.12% 95.52% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 739 388
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 3 £675 +42.10%
Security Architect
North West

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Tripwire
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) FireEye
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
4 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.67%) IISP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CITP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) IISP
3 1 (6.67%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Tripwire
2 2 (13.33%) FireEye
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) VMware