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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 127 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.19% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
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£500 £575 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +55.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £503 £420
% change year-on-year
-0.49% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+134.56% -
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
2310 1945 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.16% 73.73% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1066 916
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 29 22
Average hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015. 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
Glasgow - 4 £500 -
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Security Architecture
UK

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (39.13%) Network Security
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) F5
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) SABSA
8 5 (21.74%) Varonis
8 5 (21.74%) SIEM
8 5 (21.74%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) CESG
9 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
10 3 (13.04%) Splunk
10 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
10 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) Information Security

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
2 12 (52.17%) Security Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) OAuth
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) CESG
2 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) SABSA
4 5 (21.74%) SIEM
4 5 (21.74%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.35%) MODAF
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) CRISC
5 1 (4.35%) GIAC
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) F5
2 5 (21.74%) Varonis
3 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper