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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 127 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
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£465 £683 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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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
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -10 6 £375 -
Bristol -9 2 £465 -
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
Avon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 8 (26.67%) Information Security
6 7 (23.33%) Data Security
6 7 (23.33%) CISSP
7 6 (20.00%) Security Management
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) RMADS
8 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 5 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) SOA
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) CISM
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
10 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.00%) CESG
10 3 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (10.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) VPN
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) X.509
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Architect
2 17 (56.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Information Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Advisor
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Chief Information Officer
7 1 (3.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) RMADS
3 3 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
3 7 (23.33%) Data Security
4 6 (20.00%) Security Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) OWASP
8 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) CISSP
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (6.67%) CEH
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee
2 2 (6.67%) Sophos
2 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) EMC