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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architecture
Rank 112 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £515 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Warwickshire - 2 £600 -
Shropshire -19 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £515 - 1
Coventry - 1 £625 -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 14 (42.42%) AIX
1 14 (42.42%) Solaris
2 11 (33.33%) CISSP
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
4 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
4 8 (24.24%) Information Security
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Open Source
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (15.15%) PowerHA
8 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
8 4 (12.12%) CISM
8 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) GIAC
9 3 (9.09%) CISA
9 3 (9.09%) SANS
10 2 (6.06%) CLAS
10 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Liferay
2 1 (3.03%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Architect
2 13 (39.39%) Security Architect
3 12 (36.36%) Technical Architect
4 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 9 (27.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Security Technical Architect
7 4 (12.12%) Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Information Security Architect
10 1 (3.03%) Information Security Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security Architect
10 1 (3.03%) Programme Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Security Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) JAAS
1 1 (3.03%) JSF
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) OpenID
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) AIX
1 14 (42.42%) Solaris
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (24.24%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
2 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.06%) Internal Audit
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (12.12%) CISM
2 4 (12.12%) GIAC
3 3 (9.09%) CISA
3 3 (9.09%) SANS
4 2 (6.06%) CLAS
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
5 1 (3.03%) IISP
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys