The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 116 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£494 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.24% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £538
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1656 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.61% 68.89% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 740 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Security Architecture
South East

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 31 July 2014. 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
Slough - 1 £498 -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Security Architecture
South East

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (23.08%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Change Control
6 3 (23.08%) Database Security
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Database Security
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark