The table below looks at the statistics for Security Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 67 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.54% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £575 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £575 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.56 £45.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 743 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.06% 79.13% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 447 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Security Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SANS
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) Security Auditing
3 2 (28.57%) ISACA
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) OSSTMM
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Security Architecture
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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
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%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
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%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SANS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISACA
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat