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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 119 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 21 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.45% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.62% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
2323 2098 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.73% 72.07% 65.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1038 1150
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £22.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.92 £50.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +6 12 £500 -9.09% 1
Lancashire - 5 £515 -
Manchester -12 4 £500 - 4
Merseyside - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 41 (55.41%) CESG
2 34 (45.95%) Information Security
3 26 (35.14%) CISSP
3 26 (35.14%) CESG CLAS
3 26 (35.14%) TOGAF
4 22 (29.73%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (24.32%) Management Information System
5 18 (24.32%) RMADS
6 15 (20.27%) Finance
7 14 (18.92%) Security Management
8 12 (16.22%) Protective Monitoring
9 11 (14.86%) SABSA
9 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
9 11 (14.86%) BS7799
10 10 (13.51%) Data Security
11 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.16%) Cyber Security
12 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.81%) Banking
12 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.81%) CISA
13 7 (9.46%) GIS
14 6 (8.11%) Statistics
14 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
14 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
14 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
14 6 (8.11%) Windows
15 5 (6.76%) Oracle
15 5 (6.76%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (1.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) DMZ
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Architect
2 23 (31.08%) Security Architect
3 21 (28.38%) Consultant
4 20 (27.03%) Security Consultant
5 15 (20.27%) Security Advisor
6 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Lead Security Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Information Architect
10 4 (5.41%) CLAS Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Security Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 3 (4.05%) CLAS Security Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) Information Security Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Lead Security Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.70%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (55.41%) CESG
2 26 (35.14%) CESG CLAS
3 18 (24.32%) Management Information System
3 18 (24.32%) RMADS
4 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.46%) GIS
6 6 (8.11%) Statistics
6 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Information Security
2 26 (35.14%) TOGAF
3 22 (29.73%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (18.92%) Security Management
5 12 (16.22%) Protective Monitoring
6 11 (14.86%) SABSA
6 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
7 10 (13.51%) Data Security
8 9 (12.16%) Cyber Security
9 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.76%) Information Security Management
10 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (4.05%) Information Assurance
13 2 (2.70%) Investment Management
13 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) CISSP
2 8 (10.81%) CISA
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) CISMP
5 3 (4.05%) CISM
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) RHCE
7 1 (1.35%) CCNP
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) GSEC
7 1 (1.35%) GPEN
7 1 (1.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) BS7799
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) McAfee
3 3 (4.05%) HP
3 3 (4.05%) BT
4 1 (1.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
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