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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 129 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.090% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.13% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£498 £420 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.45% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £420 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
Security Architecture
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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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Gloucestershire - 5 £562 - 2
Somerset - 5 £498 -
Bristol - - - - 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 7 (41.18%) RMADS
5 6 (35.29%) IaaS
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) ISO 9000
5 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) McAfee
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) OWASP
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) CEH
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Sophos
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
7 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) RMADS
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) OWASP
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) SABSA
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) CEH
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee
2 4 (23.53%) Sophos
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IronPort
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.76%) Altiris
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire