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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 105 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 33 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Median daily rate £500 £725 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £775 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Security Architecture
England

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
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Wiltshire +21 19 £488 -33.33%
Bristol +5 11 £600 +9.09%
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 39 (66.10%) Information Security
2 36 (61.02%) CISSP
3 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (44.07%) PCI DSS
5 20 (33.90%) SIEM
6 18 (30.51%) Firewall
7 16 (27.12%) Finance
7 16 (27.12%) Windows
7 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Retail
9 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (22.03%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
10 13 (22.03%) Cisco
11 12 (20.34%) CESG
11 12 (20.34%) Compliance Management
12 11 (18.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (18.64%) VMware
13 10 (16.95%) Forcepoint
13 10 (16.95%) Content Management
13 10 (16.95%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
13 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (16.95%) DDoS Mitigation
13 10 (16.95%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (16.95%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (16.95%) Office 365

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 4 (6.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (16.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.47%) Network Security
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) Wireless
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) DHCP
6 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Architect
2 24 (40.68%) Security Architect
3 15 (25.42%) Information Security Architect
4 14 (23.73%) Information Architect
5 12 (20.34%) Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) Security Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) Consultant
8 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
9 6 (10.17%) Information Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) IT Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Applications Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Dashboard Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Development Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Security Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Splunk Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (6.78%) Technical Security Consultant
11 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.69%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.03%) Management Information System
3 12 (20.34%) CESG
4 11 (18.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (8.47%) PKI
6 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
7 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Information Security
2 20 (33.90%) SIEM
3 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (22.03%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (20.34%) Compliance Management
6 10 (16.95%) Content Management
6 10 (16.95%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (15.25%) TOGAF
8 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.86%) Threat Management
10 6 (10.17%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) Identity Management
11 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
11 5 (8.47%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (8.47%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 5 (8.47%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Java
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.08%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) CISSP
2 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) IISP
5 6 (10.17%) CISM
5 6 (10.17%) CLAS
6 5 (8.47%) CISA
6 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.78%) CISMP
8 3 (5.08%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.39%) Degree
10 1 (1.69%) CEH
10 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (44.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.39%) RMADS
5 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.69%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.08%) Nessus
2 3 (5.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
3 10 (16.95%) Cyber-Ark
3 10 (16.95%) Forcepoint
4 6 (10.17%) Splunk
5 4 (6.78%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.78%) Qualys
6 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) ScanSafe
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Siebel
8 1 (1.69%) SAP