Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 146 194
Rank change year-on-year -27 +48 -28
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 8 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.61% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.74% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Scotland median daily rate £500 £650 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +85.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £475 £425 £325
90th Percentile £550 £725 £375
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,029 3,129 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.09% 83.46% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 1,816 2,463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £538 £502 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 78
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.84 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.86 £48.38 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Scotland

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Scotland

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 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
Glasgow -13 6 £500 +15.61%
Edinburgh -42 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £550 -
Security Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (50.00%) Case Management
2 4 (50.00%) RSA Archer
3 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Python

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Case Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) SABSA
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) RSA Archer
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec