Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 73 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 1.31% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.54% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 21
Cheshire median daily rate £514 £675 £680
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.85% -0.74% +36.00%
North West median daily rate £495 £613 £600
% change year-on-year -19.18% +2.08% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,048 1,106 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.37% 85.14% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 800 1,125
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +12.51%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%

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

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 6 £514 -23.85% 2
Chester - 1 - -
Security Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (46.15%) Internal Audit
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) IT Governance
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) GIS
5 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) PaaS
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.69%) ISMS
7 1 (7.69%) Law
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Security Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP Manager
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Internal Audit
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 5 (38.46%) IT Governance
5 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (7.69%) ISMS
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)