The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 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.

Security Architecture
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.44% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.17% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £365 £380 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% -31.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £394 £600
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 £57.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +8.69%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 576 515 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 84.46% 77.68% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1288 1235
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 37
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +85.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £23.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £51.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Wiltshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Wiltshire

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region 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
Swindon -2 2 - -
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
Security Architecture
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Data Encryption
3 5 (50.00%) Network Segmentation
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (50.00%) Aruba
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) CLAS Security Advisor
5 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Data Encryption
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) ISMS
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Compliance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SANS
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Aruba
1 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk