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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 144 141 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -67
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 16 9 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.24% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.31% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 50
Median daily rate £550 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £516
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +46.20%
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
3042 2861 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.08% 76.93% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1678 1260
Median daily rate £415 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 100
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -2 11 £500 - 1
Cheshire -1 5 £600 +26.31%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (50.00%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) CISSP
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) SABSA
8 7 (17.50%) Security Management
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
10 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Legal
10 5 (12.50%) Firewall
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (12.50%) CLAS
10 5 (12.50%) Security Operations
11 4 (10.00%) Data Privacy
11 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
11 4 (10.00%) Linux
11 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.00%) SIEM

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 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) GitLab
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 17 (42.50%) Security Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.50%) IT Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Business Information Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) OAuth
2 2 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Social Media
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) TOGAF
4 10 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) SABSA
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (17.50%) Security Management
8 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (12.50%) Security Operations
9 4 (10.00%) Data Privacy
9 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SIEM
10 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.50%) OWASP
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) CLAS
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
4 3 (7.50%) CISMP
5 1 (2.50%) CITP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MBCS
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Siebel
1 3 (7.50%) Splunk
1 3 (7.50%) Symantec
2 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) BT
3 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow