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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 74 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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Scotland

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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
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%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
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%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) OAuth
5 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
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%) Kerberos
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
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%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
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%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint