The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £513 £465 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.21% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2261 2454 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.93% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1384 1162
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 77 170
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the West Midlands region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Warwickshire -6 3 £513 -
Coventry -10 2 £500 -20.00% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Security Architect
England

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
6 7 (20.00%) Information Security
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 6 (17.14%) IaaS
7 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
8 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 5 (14.29%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) Unix
9 4 (11.43%) CISSP
9 4 (11.43%) Office 365
9 4 (11.43%) SABSA
9 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (8.57%) IT Audit
10 3 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (8.57%) LogRhythm
10 3 (8.57%) Security Hardening
10 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (8.57%) Information Governance
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.57%) SIEM
10 3 (8.57%) TOGAF

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) IaaS
3 4 (11.43%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.86%) Automotive
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
1 1 (2.86%) Struts
1 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (20.00%) Information Security
3 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
4 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (11.43%) SABSA
6 3 (8.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Information Governance
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) IT Audit
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Security Hardening
6 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) SIEM
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) CISA
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
3 3 (8.57%) LogRhythm
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
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