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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 111 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.091% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.13% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£485 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £520 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -
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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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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
Warwickshire -2 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £485 -
Birmingham - - - - 3
West Bromwich - - - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Database Security
4 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) CITP
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) CESG
6 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Security Architect
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Database Security
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Security
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CITP
4 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee