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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 130 100 123
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 12 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.99% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £433 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £51.17 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +45.16%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Warwickshire -4 4 £459 - 1
Shropshire -32 4 £500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) CISA
6 3 (16.67%) CISM
6 3 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Business Development
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Document Management

Security Architecture
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 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Security Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
1 3 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 3 (16.67%) XML
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%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) SABSA
6 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (5.56%) CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) 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 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Qualys
2 2 (11.11%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.56%) SAP