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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 71 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.23% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.24% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Average daily rate £475 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £65.35
Security Architect
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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
921 830 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 95.18% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 441 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
3 5 (41.67%) ArchiMate
3 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
3 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Tripwire
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) SELinux
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CentOS
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) ArchiMate
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SELinux
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec
1 4 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Mercator