The first table below looks at the demand for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 23 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.87% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.60% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 149 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.64% 73.40% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 124
Average daily rate £425 £416 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Security Architecture
South East

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Security Architecture
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) SABSA
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (37.50%) COBIT
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Handset
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) CESG
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) SCADA

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) SABSA
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) B2B
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (50.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee