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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 3 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 1.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £563 £505
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 £45.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.52%

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
395 696 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.32% 78.29% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 450 333
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 31
Median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) MSI
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (37.50%) GitLab
3 6 (37.50%) Wiki
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) yum
3 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
4 5 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (31.25%) IISP
4 5 (31.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (31.25%) CESG
4 5 (31.25%) MBCS
4 5 (31.25%) CITP
4 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security

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 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) GitLab
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 6 (37.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Domain Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Principal Security Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Wiki
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
2 5 (31.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (31.25%) CITP
2 5 (31.25%) IISP
2 5 (31.25%) MBCS
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) yum