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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 128 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£725 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
2091 1727 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.82% 69.95% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 854 898
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 80
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
Edinburgh -2 2 £725 -
Glasgow - - - -
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UK

Security Architecture
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared