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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 80 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 16 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.27% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.29% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Median daily rate £475 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £26.00
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
1447 1402 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 95.37% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 792 682
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (52.63%) CA
3 10 (52.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (52.63%) RACF
3 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (47.37%) Financial Institution
5 8 (42.11%) Hedge funds
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (10.53%) PKI
9 1 (5.26%) QRadar
9 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
9 1 (5.26%) Service Design
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) CISSP
9 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.26%) Information Security
9 1 (5.26%) Line Management
9 1 (5.26%) Proventia
9 1 (5.26%) SIEM
9 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
9 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Financial Institution
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Line Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
2 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Service Design
2 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.26%) Proventia
2 1 (5.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) CA
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint