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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architecture
Rank 125 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.075% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£475 £488 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -39.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+18.31% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.25 - -
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
1844 1830 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.06% 70.41% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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
Reading +12 2 £475 +10.46% 3
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 3
Newbury - - - - 2
Security Architecture
South East

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) CISSP
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (25.00%) CISA
7 3 (25.00%) CISM
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
7 3 (25.00%) Change Control
7 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (25.00%) Database Security
8 2 (16.67%) GCED
8 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection

Security Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
2 7 (58.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Information Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) RMADS
3 1 (8.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CISA
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) GCED
3 2 (16.67%) CSSLP
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) GSEC
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight