Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Architecture
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 87 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Birmingham median daily rate £538 £495 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.59% -6.60% +11.58%
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Security Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,280 1,101 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.76% 80.13% 77.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 692 631
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +0.34%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 42
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.83 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.84% +5.90% -11.11%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Architecture in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Birmingham

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire