The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 129 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £445 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £503
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.63% -
Security Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £445 - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture.

1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) SABSA
6 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (11.11%) ISO27005
6 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) IISP
6 2 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (11.11%) Internal Audit
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) Qualys
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Security Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
1 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (11.11%) SABSA
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) CISA
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO27005
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.11%) Qualys
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark