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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 112 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 30 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 15
Median daily rate £600 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £505
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
Security Architect
England

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
2724 3134 3055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.52% 95.49% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1995 1957
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 222 172
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 19 £625 - 3
Wiltshire +1 11 £475 -
Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) Security Architecture
3 18 (40.91%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (36.36%) CISSP
5 9 (20.45%) SIEM
5 9 (20.45%) Firewall
5 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
5 9 (20.45%) Network Security
5 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
6 8 (18.18%) PKI
6 8 (18.18%) Retail
6 8 (18.18%) OWASP
7 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (15.91%) SSL
7 7 (15.91%) Wireless
7 7 (15.91%) Finance
8 6 (13.64%) Banking
8 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (11.36%) SaaS
9 5 (11.36%) PaaS
9 5 (11.36%) IaaS
9 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (11.36%) ISSAP
9 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.36%) Data Security
9 5 (11.36%) MS Excel

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 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) IaaS
2 5 (11.36%) PaaS
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
3 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Firewall
1 9 (20.45%) Network Security
2 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 7 (15.91%) Wireless
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) PKI
2 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.82%) CESG
3 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) Security Architecture
3 18 (40.91%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (20.45%) SIEM
4 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
5 8 (18.18%) OWASP
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.36%) Data Security
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Identity Management
9 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.09%) SABSA
10 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 3 (6.82%) Time Management
11 2 (4.55%) BPMN
11 2 (4.55%) MODAF
11 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) CISSP
2 5 (11.36%) ISSAP
3 4 (9.09%) CISA
3 4 (9.09%) CISM
4 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) CISMP
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CEH
6 1 (2.27%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft