The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 120 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.50% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.55% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
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£425 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £510 £426
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
Security Architect
South East

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
2367 2350 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.46% 90.35% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1182 813
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 3 £425 -17.07%
Slough - - - - 1
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) 3G
2 6 (37.50%) SWOT Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) 4G
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) PKI
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) GCED
6 2 (12.50%) CSSLP
6 2 (12.50%) CISA
6 2 (12.50%) CISM
6 2 (12.50%) GSEC
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) Economics
7 1 (6.25%) SecurID
7 1 (6.25%) Huawei
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (6.25%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (6.25%) Migration

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) 3G
1 6 (37.50%) 4G
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) LTE
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Economics
2 1 (6.25%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SWOT Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) MODAF
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) GCED
4 2 (12.50%) CSSLP
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 2 (12.50%) GSEC
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
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