The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 91 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.084% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.44 £62.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year -3.30% +22.14%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Edinburgh

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) AlgoSec
2 1 (25.00%) ScanSafe
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AlgoSec
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) ScanSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec