The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 64 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.20% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.22% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£560 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
791 892 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.71% 89.74% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 418 347
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 39
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.20 £29.00
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 Reading

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

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) GSEC
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Imperva
4 1 (16.67%) Tufin
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) SIEM
1 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GSEC
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Tufin
3 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (16.67%) Websense