The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 76 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.36% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.39% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £545
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Security Architect
Scotland

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
1105 1036 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.72% 93.84% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 456 448
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title.

1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) WCAG
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) JAAS
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) SAML
3 2 (16.67%) RAD
3 2 (16.67%) RUP
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) jBPM
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Degree

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Security Architect in their job title 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 with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JAAS
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) jBPM
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Workflow
1 3 (25.00%) Use Case
1 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) RAD
2 2 (16.67%) RUP
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
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