The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architecture
Rank 108 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 17 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£488 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -
Security Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1914 1837 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.94% 75.07% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 909 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 22 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Architecture
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 Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 - 6 £500 - 1
Bracknell -6 4 £500 +1.50%
Slough +7 3 £465 -6.53%
Security Architecture
South East

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture.

1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Network Security
3 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 7 (36.84%) Retail
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (31.58%) Database Security
6 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
6 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
6 5 (26.32%) PayPal
6 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
6 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Tripwire
6 5 (26.32%) Symantec
6 5 (26.32%) UML
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
8 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Architecture also 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 that cited Security Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Architect
2 13 (68.42%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
1 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) SIEM
3 6 (31.58%) Database Security
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Symantec
1 5 (26.32%) Tripwire
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
1 5 (26.32%) PayPal
2 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Crossbeam
3 2 (10.53%) F5