The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Security Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Architecture
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 113 108
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 13 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Median daily rate £550 £330 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -32.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £219 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £461 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.44 £62.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +8.69%  

Security Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1903 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.29% 79.92% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 3843 2994
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 195 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Security Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Berkshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Berkshire

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Berkshire

Security Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 6 £563 - 2
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Newbury +4 1 £450 -
Security Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) DB2
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) GIAC
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (20.00%) Database Security
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (20.00%) SANS
4 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (13.33%) HP Helion
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Project Governance

Security Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) HP Helion
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Architect
1 14 (93.33%) Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (20.00%) Database Security
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) GIAC
2 3 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CLAS
3 1 (6.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
2 1 (6.67%) VMware