The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 143 86 110
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 8 48 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 2.14% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 40 7
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£475 £539 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% +28.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £501 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.24% +17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+79.71% -
Security Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 3 - - 4
Cheshire -22 3 £475 +3.26% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security
2 13 (46.43%) CESG
3 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (39.29%) SABSA
5 9 (32.14%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (14.29%) Security Management
10 4 (14.29%) CISMP
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.71%) User Experience
11 3 (10.71%) Project Management
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
12 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
12 2 (7.14%) CISA
12 2 (7.14%) CISM
12 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.14%) ISMS
12 2 (7.14%) Data Protection

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
1 13 (46.43%) Security Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Communications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) CESG
2 9 (32.14%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 11 (39.29%) SABSA
4 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (7.14%) ISMS
10 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (3.57%) Email Management
11 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CISMP
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) CRISC
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) hybris
1 1 (3.57%) Splunk
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle