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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 129 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 34 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 10
Median daily rate £520 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £440 £536
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £520 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £518 £538
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.25 - £26.00
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
3736 3483 2907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.70% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 1968 1555
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 209 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 14 £500 - 2
Cheshire -2 10 £515 -6.36% 1
Lancashire - 7 £570 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 2
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (40.30%) Security Architecture
2 19 (28.36%) TOGAF
3 16 (23.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 15 (22.39%) Finance
5 12 (17.91%) Information Security
5 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle
6 11 (16.42%) CISSP
6 11 (16.42%) Firewall
6 11 (16.42%) SABSA
7 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (13.43%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.43%) Java
8 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.43%) CLAS
9 8 (11.94%) SOA
9 8 (11.94%) Middleware
9 8 (11.94%) Migration
9 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) SIEM
9 8 (11.94%) Network Security
10 7 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (10.45%) VMware
10 7 (10.45%) COBOL
10 7 (10.45%) Tuxedo

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.45%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) Network Security
3 7 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) SSH
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) LDAP
7 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) AppScan
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) CESG
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) VME
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Security Architecture
2 19 (28.36%) TOGAF
3 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Information Security
4 11 (16.42%) SABSA
5 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.43%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (11.94%) Migration
7 8 (11.94%) SIEM
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.45%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.96%) Defect Management
9 6 (8.96%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
10 5 (7.46%) Security Management
11 4 (5.97%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) Java
2 7 (10.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 11 (16.42%) CISSP
3 9 (13.43%) CLAS
3 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.99%) CISM
5 2 (2.99%) CITP
5 2 (2.99%) MBCS
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) GIAC
6 1 (1.49%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (7.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Symantec
4 4 (5.97%) ATG
4 4 (5.97%) Teradata
5 3 (4.48%) Juniper
5 3 (4.48%) Siebel
5 3 (4.48%) Splunk
5 3 (4.48%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.49%) Trend Micro
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