The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 92 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 17 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.51% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.56% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1839 2332 2638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.78% 92.32% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1257 1315
Median daily rate £415 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 90 78
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Architect across the Berkshire region.

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Bracknell +5 10 £550 -
Reading +11 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (27.08%) Palo Alto
4 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) Security Architecture
6 9 (18.75%) Network Security
6 9 (18.75%) Retail
6 9 (18.75%) Firewall
7 8 (16.67%) SAML
7 8 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (16.67%) CISMP
7 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 8 (16.67%) CRISC
7 8 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (14.58%) CLAS
8 7 (14.58%) PKI
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 6 (12.50%) Information Security
9 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 6 (12.50%) vCloud
10 5 (10.42%) F5
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 5 (10.42%) Fortinet

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security
3 8 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 5 (10.42%) VPN
5 4 (8.33%) BGP
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) SAN
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) SAML
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) PKI
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Security Architecture
2 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.50%) Information Security
3 6 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.25%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Security Auditing
7 2 (4.17%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) CISMP
3 8 (16.67%) CRISC
4 7 (14.58%) CLAS
5 5 (10.42%) CISSP
6 3 (6.25%) SANS
7 2 (4.17%) CISA
7 2 (4.17%) CISM
7 2 (4.17%) ISACA
8 1 (2.08%) CEH
8 1 (2.08%) CITP
8 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) CheckPoint
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (27.08%) Palo Alto
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
5 5 (10.42%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) Qualys
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.08%) Intel
8 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft