The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 81 115 133
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 53 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 9
Average daily rate
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£540 £420 £564
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £390 £548
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £439 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £439 £557
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -21.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2096 1910 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.50% 70.92% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 950 1120
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Security Architecture
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 20 £455 +8.33% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (60.87%) CESG
2 26 (37.68%) Information Security
2 26 (37.68%) TOGAF
3 25 (36.23%) CISSP
4 21 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
5 18 (26.09%) RMADS
6 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
7 13 (18.84%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (17.39%) Finance
9 10 (14.49%) Data Security
9 10 (14.49%) Security Management
10 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
11 8 (11.59%) BS7799
12 7 (10.14%) Banking
13 6 (8.70%) Statistics
13 6 (8.70%) SABSA
13 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
13 6 (8.70%) Project Management
13 6 (8.70%) GIS
14 5 (7.25%) CISA
14 5 (7.25%) Oracle
14 5 (7.25%) Windows
15 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
15 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
15 4 (5.80%) CISMP
15 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DMZ
1 2 (2.90%) Firewall
1 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Architect
2 24 (34.78%) Security Architect
3 18 (26.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 15 (21.74%) Security Advisor
4 15 (21.74%) Consultant
5 14 (20.29%) Security Consultant
6 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Lead Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) CLAS Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) CLAS Security Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.90%) IT Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Information Security Consultant
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Security Architect
11 2 (2.90%) IT Security Architect
11 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) CESG
2 21 (30.43%) CESG CLAS
3 18 (26.09%) RMADS
4 15 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.70%) GIS
5 6 (8.70%) Statistics
6 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Information Security
1 26 (37.68%) TOGAF
2 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (18.84%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
4 10 (14.49%) Data Security
4 10 (14.49%) Security Management
5 9 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (11.59%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.70%) SABSA
7 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security Management
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.90%) Investment Management
10 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Perl
1 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) CISSP
2 5 (7.25%) CISA
3 4 (5.80%) CISMP
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) RHCE
6 1 (1.45%) GPEN
6 1 (1.45%) OSCP
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) BS7799
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) HP
2 3 (4.35%) McAfee
2 3 (4.35%) BT
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