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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 112 133 141
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 27 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £550 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +46.20%
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
2335 2388 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.94% 77.58% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1624 1582
Median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 105 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 20 £500 - 1
Wiltshire 0 6 £380 -31.00%
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 30 (73.17%) CISSP
2 24 (58.54%) Information Security
2 24 (58.54%) SIEM
3 23 (56.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
5 18 (43.90%) Firewall
6 16 (39.02%) Finance
6 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
7 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (26.83%) ArcSight
8 11 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) VMware
10 9 (21.95%) Forcepoint
10 9 (21.95%) Content Management
10 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.95%) OWASP
10 9 (21.95%) Office 365
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (21.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (21.95%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (21.95%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (21.95%) Cyber-Ark
10 9 (21.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security

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 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco ISE
2 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (17.07%) Network Security
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
5 4 (9.76%) SSL
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
1 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.51%) IT Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Information Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Architect
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Security Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Development Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Security Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.76%) CESG
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Information Security
1 24 (58.54%) SIEM
2 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (26.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (21.95%) Content Management
3 9 (21.95%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) OWASP
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (14.63%) Threat Management
5 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
5 5 (12.20%) SABSA
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) CISSP
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) SANS
3 5 (12.20%) CREST Certified
3 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CISMP
4 4 (9.76%) GWAPT
4 4 (9.76%) OSCE
4 4 (9.76%) OSCP
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CLAS
5 3 (7.32%) IISP
5 3 (7.32%) ISSAP
6 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) CEH
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) CRISC
7 1 (2.44%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (56.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (46.34%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.76%) ISO22301
3 4 (9.76%) ISO27002
3 4 (9.76%) ISO27005
4 2 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.44%) COBIT
5 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (2.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) ArcSight
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 9 (21.95%) Cyber-Ark
3 9 (21.95%) Forcepoint
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Splunk
5 3 (7.32%) Qualys
6 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm