The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 84 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £480 £550
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 972 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.28% 95.20% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 451 445
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Security Architect
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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 23 July 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 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JAAS
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) jBPM
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) WCAG
3 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) SAML
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (15.38%) RAD
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JAAS
2 3 (23.08%) jBPM
2 3 (23.08%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SOA
1 3 (23.08%) Workflow
1 3 (23.08%) Use Case
1 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) User Stories
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) RAD
2 2 (15.38%) RUP
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle