The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 50 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.14% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.31% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£375 £456 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -42.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £423 £481
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -12.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - -
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 153 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.22% 52.04% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 80 124
Average daily rate £420 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) DV Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Management
3 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) SCOM
7 2 (18.18%) SABSA
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) Sophos

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Security Management
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) SABSA
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee
1 2 (18.18%) Sophos
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Altiris