The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 140 156 128
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 15 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Median daily rate £600 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £700 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £511
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.26%
Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect across the North West region.

Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 8 £600 +33.33%
Cheshire +1 4 £513 +7.89%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 19 (34.55%) TOGAF
2 18 (32.73%) CISSP
3 16 (29.09%) Security Architecture
4 13 (23.64%) Finance
5 12 (21.82%) Information Security
5 12 (21.82%) Network Security
5 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.36%) SIEM
7 8 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (12.73%) Banking
8 7 (12.73%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (12.73%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.91%) Firewall
9 6 (10.91%) Symantec
9 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (9.09%) CESG
11 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
11 4 (7.27%) Unix
11 4 (7.27%) Linux
11 4 (7.27%) Tripwire
11 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
11 4 (7.27%) SABSA
11 4 (7.27%) CLAS
11 4 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
12 3 (5.45%) Identity Access Management
12 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
12 3 (5.45%) Splunk

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Network Security
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) AppScan
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) CESG
2 4 (7.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) TOGAF
2 16 (29.09%) Security Architecture
3 12 (21.82%) Information Security
4 9 (16.36%) SIEM
5 8 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.73%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
8 4 (7.27%) SABSA
9 3 (5.45%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps
10 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.64%) ERP
10 2 (3.64%) ISMS
10 2 (3.64%) ITSM
10 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.64%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (3.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) CISSP
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (7.27%) CLAS
5 3 (5.45%) CISM
6 2 (3.64%) CISA
6 2 (3.64%) CITP
6 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.64%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) IISP
6 2 (3.64%) MBCS
7 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Symantec
2 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.27%) Tripwire
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) FireEye
4 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) ATG
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata