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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 112 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 16 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.28% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£495 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £511 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.20% -2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
1825 1424 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.49% 67.14% 68.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 743 802
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 63 75
Average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.40 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
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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 +3 5 £450 -18.18%
Shropshire - 2 £528 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) CA
4 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (36.84%) ISSAP
5 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) CISSP
7 4 (21.05%) CISM
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) Network Security
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (10.53%) CICS
1 2 (10.53%) TPMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) ATM
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Informix
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Chief Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Chief Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) EJB
1 2 (10.53%) JavaBeans
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) RMADS
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Network Design
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISSAP
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CITP
5 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) CA
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Netezza
4 1 (5.26%) RightScale
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
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