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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
Rank 622 599 608
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing SABSA 28 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.096% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.12% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 17
Median daily rate £600 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £478 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £506 £510
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
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
45225 46165 43505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 80.22% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29864 29963 26945
Median daily rate £438 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1101 1251 1172
Median hourly rate £29.55 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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 16 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 23 August 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 -17 26 £600 +13.20% 18
London -26 13 £575 +8.49% 12
South West +11 4 £600 +9.09%
North West +11 4 £600 - 3
Yorkshire 0 4 £550 -
Manchester -1 4 £600 -
South East -8 4 £540 +8.00% 1
Bristol - 4 £600 -
Leeds - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Feltham - 2 £550 -
Middlesex - 2 £530 -
Midlands -6 1 £650 +49.42%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 79 (94.05%) TOGAF
2 57 (67.86%) CISSP
3 51 (60.71%) Information Security
4 45 (53.57%) Security Architecture
5 40 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (33.33%) CISM
7 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
8 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 18 (21.43%) CESG
10 18 (21.43%) Project Management
11 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (20.24%) CISMP
12 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
13 15 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (16.67%) CLAS
14 14 (16.67%) Degree
15 13 (15.48%) ITIL
16 12 (14.29%) CISA
16 12 (14.29%) COBIT
16 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (13.10%) SIEM
17 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
17 11 (13.10%) CESG Certified Professional
17 11 (13.10%) CESG CLAS
17 11 (13.10%) Zachman Framework
17 11 (13.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 10 (11.90%) Firewall

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 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (73.81%) Architect
2 59 (70.24%) Security Architect
3 17 (20.24%) CISSP Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (13.10%) TOGAF Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Lead Security Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Azure Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 8 (9.52%) SABSA Security Architect
6 8 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 7 (8.33%) AWS Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Information Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Zachman Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) Ajax
2 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) CESG
2 11 (13.10%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (9.52%) PKI
4 7 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.14%) Smartcard
6 5 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (4.76%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.38%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (94.05%) TOGAF
2 51 (60.71%) Information Security
3 45 (53.57%) Security Architecture
4 23 (27.38%) PRINCE2
5 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (21.43%) Project Management
7 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (15.48%) ITIL
10 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.10%) SIEM
10 11 (13.10%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (11.90%) Supplier Management
12 9 (10.71%) ITIL V3
13 8 (9.52%) Line Management
13 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.33%) Data Protection
14 7 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
14 7 (8.33%) Security Management
15 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) Delphi
2 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (67.86%) CISSP
2 28 (33.33%) CISM
3 17 (20.24%) CISMP
4 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 14 (16.67%) CLAS
6 14 (16.67%) Degree
7 12 (14.29%) CISA
8 11 (13.10%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (11.90%) ISSAP
10 8 (9.52%) IISP
11 7 (8.33%) CEH
12 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (2.38%) ISACA
14 1 (1.19%) CCIE
14 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (1.19%) CRISC
14 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (14.29%) COBIT
4 11 (13.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (7.14%) ISO27005
6 4 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
6 4 (4.76%) JSP 440
7 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) ArcSight
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 5 (5.95%) Splunk
5 4 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 4 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.76%) Qualys
5 4 (4.76%) Tripwire
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 3 (3.57%) Sun
7 2 (2.38%) Palantir
8 1 (1.19%) BT
8 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
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