The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 64 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Architect 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.78% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.85% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.72% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Architect
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Security Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Law
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) Database Security
8 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (6.25%) DMZ
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) SMTP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) PKI
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco