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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 127 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +3 3 - -
Edinburgh -18 2 £500 -2.43% 1
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Varonis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
2 1 (16.67%) Varonis