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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 617 618 627
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SABSA 32 52 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.090% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 15
Median daily rate £613 £530 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £465 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.43%
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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 22 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 25 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
England +3 29 £625 +17.92% 11
London -14 18 £625 +17.92% 8
South East +18 3 £550 +25.00%
West Midlands -17 3 £425 -
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
North West +22 2 £613 - 1
South West +16 2 £613 +11.36%
Yorkshire +10 2 £400 -27.27% 2
West Yorkshire +9 2 £400 -27.27% 2
Leeds +4 2 £400 -27.27% 2
Manchester 0 2 £613 -
Bristol - 2 £613 -
City of London +13 1 £575 +8.49% 2
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £775 -
North East - 1 £775 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £775 -
Feltham - 1 £550 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (94.19%) TOGAF
2 60 (69.77%) CISSP
3 57 (66.28%) Information Security
4 42 (48.84%) Security Architecture
5 34 (39.53%) CISM
6 31 (36.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (24.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 17 (19.77%) Finance
9 17 (19.77%) Project Management
9 17 (19.77%) CISMP
10 16 (18.60%) PCI DSS
10 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
11 15 (17.44%) SIEM
12 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (16.28%) Banking
12 14 (16.28%) CISA
13 13 (15.12%) CESG
14 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.95%) Firewall
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
15 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
15 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
15 10 (11.63%) ITIL
15 10 (11.63%) ISSAP
15 10 (11.63%) Data Protection
16 9 (10.47%) Supplier Management

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 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) Network Security
3 4 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Legal
5 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.49%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (68.60%) Architect
2 56 (65.12%) Security Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (12.79%) CISSP Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Information Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Information Security Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Azure Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Lead Security Architect
6 8 (9.30%) SABSA Security Architect
7 7 (8.14%) AWS Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Security Manager
7 7 (8.14%) TOGAF Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Zachman Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Security Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.65%) TOGAF Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) CESG
2 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) PKI
4 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (8.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (4.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.33%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (94.19%) TOGAF
2 57 (66.28%) Information Security
3 42 (48.84%) Security Architecture
4 21 (24.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
6 17 (19.77%) Project Management
7 15 (17.44%) SIEM
8 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (11.63%) Data Protection
10 10 (11.63%) ITIL
10 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.47%) Supplier Management
12 8 (9.30%) Security Management
12 8 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (8.14%) DDoS Mitigation
13 7 (8.14%) Identity Management
13 7 (8.14%) Line Management
13 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 60 (69.77%) CISSP
2 34 (39.53%) CISM
3 17 (19.77%) CISMP
4 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
6 14 (16.28%) CISA
7 10 (11.63%) ISSAP
8 9 (10.47%) CLAS
9 8 (9.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (8.14%) CEH
10 7 (8.14%) Degree
11 6 (6.98%) GIAC
12 5 (5.81%) IISP
13 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (2.33%) CCNA
16 1 (1.16%) CRISC
16 1 (1.16%) ISACA
16 1 (1.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (36.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (10.47%) COBIT
4 6 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.49%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.33%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.33%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) ArcSight
1 7 (8.14%) Varonis
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Splunk
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec
5 2 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.33%) Palantir
5 2 (2.33%) Qualys
5 2 (2.33%) Sun
5 2 (2.33%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.16%) BT
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
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