The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £494 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 1347 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.38% 95.80% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 690 654
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 9 (39.13%) CISSP
3 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
3 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
3 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (17.39%) CREST Certified
7 4 (17.39%) SANS
7 4 (17.39%) Splunk
7 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
7 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (17.39%) CEH
7 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) GIAC
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco
8 3 (13.04%) Statistics
8 3 (13.04%) SIEM
8 3 (13.04%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (13.04%) NetScaler

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.04%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
2 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
2 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) SIEM
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CEH
3 4 (17.39%) CREST Certified
3 4 (17.39%) GIAC
3 4 (17.39%) SANS
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) AlgoSec
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Verint