Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 July 2017 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -30
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 6 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.38% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Cheshire median daily rate - £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.07% +3.54%
North West median daily rate £575 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £56.25 -
North West median hourly rate - £56.25 -

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1032 1591 1638
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.77% 85.35% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 1085 1002
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £281
90th Percentile £525 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 70
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.01% +1.43% -40.68%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.35 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +6.36% +25.00%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Cheshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Internal Audit
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) AWS Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Cloud Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy