The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.87% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.92% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £572 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 -

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
673 870 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.32% 94.46% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 498 456
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Security Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Security Architect in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) SANS
2 2 (28.57%) Security Auditing
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISACA
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CISM

Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Auditing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OSSTMM
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SANS
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISACA
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
3 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Qualys