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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 137 133 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 17 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.70% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.88% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 29
Median daily rate £600 £700 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £855 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £51.17 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-52.12% +44.14%
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
2887 3302 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.44% 80.20% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1823 1981 1311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 136 106
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £15.77 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 August 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 -9 9 £600 +26.31% 1
Cheshire +9 6 - -
Lancashire +7 1 £575 -17.85% 1
Merseyside -2 1 - - 1
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
5 10 (30.30%) CISSP
5 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
5 10 (30.30%) Security Operations
6 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 9 (27.27%) MSI
6 9 (27.27%) Python
6 9 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 9 (27.27%) SSL
6 9 (27.27%) Puppet
6 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 9 (27.27%) yum
6 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (27.27%) Wiki
7 8 (24.24%) GitLab
8 7 (21.21%) SABSA
8 7 (21.21%) Banking
8 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
9 5 (15.15%) SIEM
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management

Security Architecture
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTPS
1 9 (27.27%) SSL
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) MSI
3 8 (24.24%) GitLab
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Wiki
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Security Operations
2 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) SABSA
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) SIEM
6 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 9 (27.27%) Python
1 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) CISMP
3 2 (6.06%) CLAS
4 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.03%) CITP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MBCS
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
1 9 (27.27%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
1 3 (9.09%) Splunk
1 3 (9.09%) Symantec
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) BT
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow