The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.35% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £485
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 543 572 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.15% 80.79% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 346 390
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Glasgow

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 4 (80.00%) RSA Archer
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) CEH

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) RSA Archer