The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 78 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £68.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +70.00%
Security Specialist
Berkshire

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
954 936 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.53% 94.26% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 474
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Security Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) UAG
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Security Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Security Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (75.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft