The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 104 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 17 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.035% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.044% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Median daily rate £650 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £594 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.54%
Security Architecture
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1596 2271 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.97% 79.21% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1209 1225
Median daily rate £375 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architecture across the Scotland region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Edinburgh +36 14 £650 - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 2
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Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 8 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 8 (33.33%) CEH
6 8 (33.33%) CISSP
6 8 (33.33%) CREST Certified
7 7 (29.17%) SANS
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (29.17%) GIAC
7 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) F5
9 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (16.67%) Statistics
10 4 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Relational Database

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Liferay
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.17%) FWSM
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) git-flow
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Check Point Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (29.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Data Security
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.33%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Service Design
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) CEH
3 8 (33.33%) CISSP
3 8 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 7 (29.17%) GIAC
4 7 (29.17%) SANS
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Shibboleth
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Cacti
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.83%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (4.17%) WSO2
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