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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 106 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 22 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate £525 £499 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £26.00
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
2332 2648 2504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.62% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1378 1269
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 95
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 1 May 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell - 11 - -
Reading -7 3 £606 +14.38% 1
Slough +11 1 £525 -19.23% 1
Newbury +10 1 £725 -
Security Architect
South East

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (27.03%) Information Security
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security
4 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.22%) UML
5 6 (16.22%) CISM
5 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.51%) CLAS
7 4 (10.81%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) PKI
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (8.11%) CentOS
8 3 (8.11%) SIEM
8 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
8 3 (8.11%) ArchiMate
8 3 (8.11%) SABSA
8 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
8 3 (8.11%) SELinux
8 3 (8.11%) Linux

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) AppScan
1 2 (5.41%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) CESG
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) CentOS
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.22%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) ArchiMate
6 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) SABSA
6 3 (8.11%) SIEM
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
1 3 (8.11%) C#
1 3 (8.11%) C++
1 3 (8.11%) Java
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
1 3 (8.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) CISM
4 5 (13.51%) CLAS
5 4 (10.81%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (8.11%) CISA
7 2 (5.41%) CEH
7 2 (5.41%) CISMP
7 2 (5.41%) CRISC
7 2 (5.41%) GIAC
8 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) GxP
2 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SELinux
2 2 (5.41%) Nessus
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
1 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Juniper
2 4 (10.81%) Symantec
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Tripwire
4 2 (5.41%) Veracode
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.70%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) VMware