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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.24% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £56.75
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -7.48%

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
1469 2095 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.33% 82.87% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1130 1243
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +1 3 £433 - 1
Edinburgh +22 2 £575 +15.00%
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 13 (59.09%) Information Security
1 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) CISSP
4 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) CREST Certified
5 9 (40.91%) CEH
5 9 (40.91%) Cryptography
5 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
5 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 8 (36.36%) GIAC
6 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (36.36%) SANS
7 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Symantec
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (18.18%) Statistics
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
11 3 (13.64%) Data Security
11 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint

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 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Liferay
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) FWSM
5 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) git-flow
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
1 11 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Security Consultant
3 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Check Point Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
1 13 (59.09%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (40.91%) Cryptography
3 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
4 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 3 (13.64%) Data Security
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) CEH
3 9 (40.91%) CREST Certified
4 8 (36.36%) GIAC
4 8 (36.36%) SANS
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
2 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec
4 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) ScanSafe
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) WSO2