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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 100 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 19 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.82% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
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£450 £495 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -
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
1871 1840 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.60% 72.56% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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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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 +3 6 - -
Birmingham +5 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Shropshire -6 4 - -
Security Architecture
England

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (63.33%) Open Source
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Big Data
5 10 (33.33%) AIX
5 10 (33.33%) Solaris
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 10 (33.33%) Migration
6 9 (30.00%) Content Management
6 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 9 (30.00%) CRM
6 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (30.00%) SOA
7 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Informatica
9 4 (13.33%) CISM
9 4 (13.33%) ETL
9 4 (13.33%) SAS
9 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (13.33%) CISSP
9 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) SABSA
10 3 (10.00%) COBIT
10 3 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Big Data
2 9 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 5 (16.67%) IT Architect
5 5 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Information Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Compliance Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Architect
9 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) AIX
2 10 (33.33%) Solaris
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Open Source
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (33.33%) Migration
5 9 (30.00%) CRM
5 9 (30.00%) SOA
5 9 (30.00%) Content Management
6 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) SABSA
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Information Security
10 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
10 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
11 1 (3.33%) Security Hardening
11 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISSP
1 4 (13.33%) CISM
2 3 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CGEIT
4 1 (3.33%) CSSLP
4 1 (3.33%) CRISC
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) COBIT
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Informatica