The table below looks at the statistics for SABSA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SABSA over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 584 575 596
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing SABSA 59 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.081% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 11
Median daily rate £575 £527 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £357 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £523 £525
% change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

SABSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SABSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SABSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SABSA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SABSA within the UK.

SABSA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SABSA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SABSA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SABSA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SABSA within the UK.

SABSA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SABSA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
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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
England +24 59 £575 +8.69% 7
London +27 28 £575 - 6
North West - 12 £658 -
Blackpool - 9 £675 -
Lancashire - 9 £675 -
South East -27 7 £525 -0.09% 1
Midlands - 5 £550 -
Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
Leeds - 3 £475 -
Cheshire - 3 £600 -
Warrington - 3 £600 -
Berkshire - 3 £525 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 2 £472 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
Crawley - 2 £472 -
Feltham +5 1 £500 -2.91%
South West -7 1 £650 +18.18%
Middlesex -14 1 £525 +10.52%
Surrey -21 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Peel - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £625 - 3
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Reading - 1 £650 - 1
Slough - 1 £525 -
Croydon - 1 £472 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £650 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SABSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SABSA.

1 108 (87.10%) TOGAF
2 81 (65.32%) CISSP
3 72 (58.06%) Information Security
4 71 (57.26%) Security Architecture
5 53 (42.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (35.48%) CISM
8 32 (25.81%) Degree
8 32 (25.81%) PCI DSS
9 31 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 31 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 28 (22.58%) Oracle
11 27 (21.77%) PRINCE2
11 27 (21.77%) Project Management
12 24 (19.35%) IIS
13 23 (18.55%) Security Management
14 22 (17.74%) CISA
14 22 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
14 22 (17.74%) CESG
14 22 (17.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 21 (16.94%) ITIL
16 20 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (15.32%) IBM
17 19 (15.32%) Firewall
18 18 (14.52%) Management Information System
18 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
18 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
18 18 (14.52%) IISP
18 18 (14.52%) CLAS
19 17 (13.71%) SC Cleared

SABSA
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (19.35%) IIS
2 7 (5.65%) Tuxedo
3 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.84%) iPlanet
3 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
3 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) BusinessWare
1 6 (4.84%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.23%) SaaS
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) Firewall
2 10 (8.06%) Internet
3 7 (5.65%) Network Security
4 2 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.84%) DB2
2 6 (4.84%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Legal
3 5 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Publishing
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (79.84%) Architect
2 93 (75.00%) Security Architect
3 22 (17.74%) CISSP Architect
4 15 (12.10%) TOGAF Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Lead Security Architect
6 11 (8.87%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.87%) SABSA Security Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Information Architect
7 10 (8.06%) Information Security Architect
8 9 (7.26%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (6.45%) Azure Architect
9 8 (6.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 7 (5.65%) AWS Architect
10 7 (5.65%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.03%) CLAS Architect
11 5 (4.03%) Zachman Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) Middleware
1 7 (5.65%) Web Services
2 6 (4.84%) MSMQ
3 5 (4.03%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) .NET
4 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) CESG
2 18 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 17 (13.71%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (13.71%) Smartcard
4 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
5 12 (9.68%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (9.68%) Private Cloud
6 11 (8.87%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.06%) Mathematics
8 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (7.26%) Driving Licence
9 8 (6.45%) PKI
10 7 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (4.84%) AS400
12 5 (4.03%) Cryptography
12 5 (4.03%) FMCG
13 4 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) AIX
2 6 (4.84%) Solaris
2 6 (4.84%) Unix
2 6 (4.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
2 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.84%) zOS
3 5 (4.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (87.10%) TOGAF
2 72 (58.06%) Information Security
3 71 (57.26%) Security Architecture
4 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 27 (21.77%) PRINCE2
6 27 (21.77%) Project Management
7 23 (18.55%) Security Management
8 22 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
9 21 (16.94%) ITIL
10 20 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (14.52%) Waterfall
12 15 (12.10%) Data Protection
12 15 (12.10%) Quality Management
13 14 (11.29%) ITIL V3
13 14 (11.29%) SIEM
13 14 (11.29%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (10.48%) Business Development
15 12 (9.68%) Risk Management
15 12 (9.68%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) Java
2 7 (5.65%) COBOL
3 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (65.32%) CISSP
2 44 (35.48%) CISM
3 32 (25.81%) Degree
4 31 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 22 (17.74%) CISA
6 18 (14.52%) CLAS
6 18 (14.52%) IISP
6 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
7 17 (13.71%) SC Cleared
8 16 (12.90%) CISMP
9 15 (12.10%) ISSAP
10 10 (8.06%) CEH
11 8 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (5.65%) SANS
13 6 (4.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (4.84%) CCSP
13 6 (4.84%) ISACA
14 5 (4.03%) GIAC
15 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (1.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (42.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 22 (17.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (13.71%) ISO27005
5 16 (12.90%) COBIT
6 13 (10.48%) ISAE 3402
6 13 (10.48%) ISO 9001
7 8 (6.45%) RMADS
8 4 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (3.23%) JSP 440
9 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.61%) GxP
10 1 (0.81%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.84%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) StatsD
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Oracle
2 19 (15.32%) IBM
3 17 (13.71%) Cisco
4 16 (12.90%) ArcSight
5 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.48%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (10.48%) Intel Security
6 13 (10.48%) Qualys
6 13 (10.48%) Tripwire
7 11 (8.87%) Sun
8 8 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.65%) VMware
10 6 (4.84%) BEA
10 6 (4.84%) CA
10 6 (4.84%) SAP
10 6 (4.84%) Vitria
11 4 (3.23%) Splunk
12 2 (1.61%) LogRhythm
13 1 (0.81%) Apigee
13 1 (0.81%) Mashery
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