The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 0.21% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.26% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £56.75
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -7.48%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 773 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.63% 82.85% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 480 392
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (50.00%) Internal Audit
4 6 (42.86%) CISSP
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (35.71%) GIS
5 5 (35.71%) Financial Institution
5 5 (35.71%) CESG
5 5 (35.71%) MBCS
5 5 (35.71%) CITP
5 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (35.71%) IISP
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) PaaS
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) CISM
7 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (7.14%) CLAS
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

Security Architecture
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 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) GIS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Security Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) AWS Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Domain Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CESG
1 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (35.71%) CITP
2 5 (35.71%) IISP
2 5 (35.71%) MBCS
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) CLAS