The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
England / South West
Rank 134 134 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Median daily rate £365 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2162 2422 2488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.33% 81.36% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1657 1630
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 117 98
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £20.63 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the South West region.

Security Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Wiltshire -4 5 £365 -27.00%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 23 (74.19%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (38.71%) SIEM
4 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (38.71%) Intel Security
5 10 (32.26%) Firewall
6 9 (29.03%) CISSP
6 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
6 9 (29.03%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (25.81%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) SSL
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
9 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Retail
9 6 (19.35%) Data Security
9 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (19.35%) Wireless
9 6 (19.35%) Splunk
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.13%) Reference Data
10 5 (16.13%) SANS
10 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (16.13%) Security Management

Security Architecture
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) Wireless
5 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Security Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Information Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) CESG
3 5 (16.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (16.13%) Reference Data
4 3 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (9.68%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (38.71%) SIEM
3 6 (19.35%) Data Security
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Encryption
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (12.90%) OWASP
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CISSP
4 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) SANS
5 3 (9.68%) CISMP
5 3 (9.68%) CLAS
5 3 (9.68%) IISP
5 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
6 2 (6.45%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.23%) CISA
7 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.23%) GCIA
7 1 (3.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (9.68%) Nessus
2 3 (9.68%) QRadar
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (3.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Intel Security
2 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) Splunk
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Aruba
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) ScanSafe
7 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm