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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.42% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £225 £515 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.38%

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
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Worcestershire - 2 £225 -
Warwickshire -3 1 £650 +8.33%
Coventry -9 1 - - 2
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) SABSA
5 4 (30.77%) Security Hardening
5 4 (30.77%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (23.08%) IT Audit
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Migration

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 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Author
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 4 (30.77%) SABSA
3 4 (30.77%) Security Hardening
4 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) IT Audit
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware