The first table below looks at the demand for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 45 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.52% 1.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£455 £420 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £439 £557
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -21.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 567 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.95% 74.51% 63.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 239 305
Average daily rate £390 £343 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.86% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.40 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Architecture
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Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Security Management
3 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (32.00%) CESG
5 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (32.00%) CISSP
6 7 (28.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (24.00%) BS7799
7 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) CISA
9 4 (16.00%) GIS
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 2 (8.00%) Java
11 2 (8.00%) Perl
11 2 (8.00%) .NET
11 2 (8.00%) Web Services
11 2 (8.00%) UNIX
11 2 (8.00%) DMZ
11 2 (8.00%) Middleware
11 2 (8.00%) McAfee
11 2 (8.00%) Firewall
11 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
11 2 (8.00%) Network Security

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DMZ
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Security Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (32.00%) CESG
3 4 (16.00%) GIS
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Security Management
3 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (32.00%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
9 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
10 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (4.00%) SABSA
10 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.00%) Change Management
10 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) GPEN
4 1 (4.00%) OSCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) GSEC
4 1 (4.00%) CISMP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) BS7799
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee
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