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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
Rank 570 557 567
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing SABSA 27 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 26
Median daily rate £624 £594 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £700 £751
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £609 £510
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +19.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 13 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -6 27 £624 +5.18% 16
London +9 20 £634 +20.66% 10
East of England - 4 £650 - 3
South East +7 2 £531 -11.45% 1
Berkshire - 2 £531 - 1
City of London - 2 £630 - 5
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £700 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £588 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £700 -
Warwick - 1 £563 -
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Warwickshire - 1 £563 -
West Midlands - 1 £563 -

SABSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 47 (87.04%) TOGAF
2 34 (62.96%) Information Security
3 29 (53.70%) CISSP
4 26 (48.15%) Security Architecture
5 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (38.89%) CISM
6 15 (27.78%) Finance
7 14 (25.93%) Identity Management
7 14 (25.93%) Banking
8 13 (24.07%) SIEM
8 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
9 12 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (18.52%) Open Source
10 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (18.52%) Security Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (18.52%) CISA
10 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.67%) GIAC
11 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (16.67%) Information Assurance
12 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
12 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (14.81%) Varonis
12 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
13 7 (12.96%) Windows
13 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (12.96%) COBIT
13 7 (12.96%) 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 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Architect
2 33 (61.11%) Security Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Information Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
5 8 (14.81%) Lead Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance Leader
7 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 4 (7.41%) CISSP Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Lead Security Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Author
10 2 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) CESG
4 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) TOGAF
2 34 (62.96%) Information Security
3 26 (48.15%) Security Architecture
4 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (25.93%) Identity Management
6 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
6 13 (24.07%) SIEM
7 12 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (18.52%) Open Source
8 10 (18.52%) Security Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Information Assurance
10 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.26%) ITIL
11 5 (9.26%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) CISSP
2 21 (38.89%) CISM
3 10 (18.52%) CISA
4 9 (16.67%) GIAC
5 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.41%) CCNA
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.41%) ISSAP
7 3 (5.56%) CLAS
7 3 (5.56%) Degree
7 3 (5.56%) GISP
7 3 (5.56%) IISP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.96%) COBIT
3 5 (9.26%) RMADS
4 3 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Varonis
2 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
3 3 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Palantir
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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