The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 80 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) SABSA
2 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) OAuth
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) SABSA
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) RACF
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco