The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
England / South West
Rank 117 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 16 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.52% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
Median daily rate £600 £550 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £485 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2463 2863 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.69% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1950 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 160 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Bristol - 8 £600 - 2
Wiltshire +5 7 £513 +2.50%
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 25 (65.79%) Security Architecture
2 22 (57.89%) Information Security
3 15 (39.47%) PCI DSS
4 14 (36.84%) CISSP
4 14 (36.84%) Cyber Defence
5 13 (34.21%) Retail
6 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
9 7 (18.42%) Network Security
9 7 (18.42%) Data Security
9 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
9 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (15.79%) OWASP
10 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (15.79%) CESG
11 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
11 5 (13.16%) Reference Data
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) CISA
11 5 (13.16%) CISM
11 5 (13.16%) Firewall
11 5 (13.16%) Intel Security
11 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (13.16%) SIEM
12 4 (10.53%) Service Management
12 4 (10.53%) Splunk
12 4 (10.53%) McAfee ePO

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) DMZ
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
General
1 13 (34.21%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (15.79%) CESG
3 5 (13.16%) Reference Data
4 4 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (10.53%) PKI
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Security Architecture
2 22 (57.89%) Information Security
3 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.42%) Data Security
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
3 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
4 6 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (15.79%) OWASP
5 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (13.16%) SIEM
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.26%) Security Management
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CISSP
2 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CISA
4 5 (13.16%) CISM
5 3 (7.89%) CISMP
5 3 (7.89%) ISSAP
6 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.26%) CLAS
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) PCI DSS
2 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Intel Security
2 4 (10.53%) Splunk
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco