The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SABSA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SABSA over the 3 months to 29 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.

Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 594 607
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Contract jobs citing SABSA 29 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.12% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 25
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £493 £463 £353
90th Percentile £773 £687 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £524
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SABSA 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39787 44801 45267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.41% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99353 111983 101262
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £305 £283 £274
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3077 2943 3102
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
10th Percentile £12.28 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

SABSA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SABSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SABSA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SABSA in the UK

SABSA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SABSA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 28 £650 +8.33% 11
London 0 20 £675 +12.50% 5
UK excluding London +43 9 £550 -8.33% 6
North of England +46 6 - -
South East +15 2 £565 +7.10% 5
Scotland - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SABSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SABSA.

1 44 (89.80%) TOGAF
2 29 (59.18%) Security Architecture
3 22 (44.90%) Finance
4 21 (42.86%) Information Security
4 21 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (40.82%) CISSP
6 15 (30.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (30.61%) SaaS
7 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.53%) PaaS
8 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
9 12 (24.49%) Office 365
10 11 (22.45%) COBIT
10 11 (22.45%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (22.45%) CISM
11 10 (20.41%) SOA
11 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (18.37%) OAuth
12 9 (18.37%) REST
12 9 (18.37%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (18.37%) ServiceNow
12 9 (18.37%) Private Cloud
12 9 (18.37%) Degree
12 9 (18.37%) JSON
12 9 (18.37%) Web Services
12 9 (18.37%) XML
12 9 (18.37%) SAML
12 9 (18.37%) VPN
12 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi

SABSA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) SaaS
2 13 (26.53%) PaaS
3 12 (24.49%) Office 365
4 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (18.37%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (6.12%) IaaS
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
1 9 (18.37%) Intranet
1 9 (18.37%) VPN
1 9 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (16.33%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) DMZ
4 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
1 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Architect
1 37 (75.51%) Security Architect
2 9 (18.37%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Architect
3 6 (12.24%) SaaS Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Designer
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Security Designer
4 4 (8.16%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) CISSP Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Principal Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) JSON
1 9 (18.37%) OAuth
1 9 (18.37%) REST
1 9 (18.37%) SAML
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Private Cloud
2 8 (16.33%) CESG
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (6.12%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (6.12%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (6.12%) PKI
6 2 (4.08%) e-Health
6 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) TOGAF
2 29 (59.18%) Security Architecture
3 21 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (42.86%) Information Security
4 15 (30.61%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
9 5 (10.20%) Data Security
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) SIEM
10 4 (8.16%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) OWASP
11 3 (6.12%) Static Code Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) C++
2 2 (4.08%) Go
2 2 (4.08%) Haskell
2 2 (4.08%) Perl
2 2 (4.08%) Python
2 2 (4.08%) R
2 2 (4.08%) Ruby
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) CISSP
2 11 (22.45%) CISM
3 9 (18.37%) Degree
4 6 (12.24%) CISA
5 5 (10.20%) CITP
5 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (10.20%) ISSAP
5 5 (10.20%) MBCS
6 4 (8.16%) IISP
6 4 (8.16%) Postgraduate
6 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) CEH
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.08%) GSEC
8 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.04%) CCIE
9 1 (2.04%) CCNA
9 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
2 11 (22.45%) COBIT
3 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
6 1 (2.04%) QA
6 1 (2.04%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
1 2 (4.08%) LXC
1 2 (4.08%) Xen
2 1 (2.04%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (18.37%) ServiceNow
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Qualys
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Aveksa
5 1 (2.04%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.04%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.04%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
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