Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 141 156
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 39 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 15
Berkshire median daily rate £588 £519 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £478 £298 £450
90th Percentile £661 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £24.50 -
South East median hourly rate £60.44 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year +146.67% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3441 3497 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.58% 81.34% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1882 2144
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.75 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 13 £581 +5.68% 1
Bracknell +6 6 £588 +11.90% 4
Newbury -4 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Slough +4 2 £500 -3.61%
Maidenhead -8 1 £625 +190.70%
Security Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 12 (30.77%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (28.21%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) Network Security
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 9 (23.08%) CISSP
6 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (17.95%) Juniper
7 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) McAfee
8 6 (15.38%) Use Case
8 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (15.38%) Splunk
8 6 (15.38%) OpenStack
8 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
9 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
9 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
9 5 (12.82%) ArcSight
9 5 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (12.82%) Retail
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
9 5 (12.82%) Management Information System

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 6 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) Network Security
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.26%) BGP
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) IPsec
5 4 (10.26%) MPLS
5 4 (10.26%) SSL
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) LDAP
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) DMZ
7 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.13%) FTP
7 2 (5.13%) HTTP
7 2 (5.13%) Junos
7 2 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) HBase
3 1 (2.56%) Star Schema
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Architect
2 24 (61.54%) Security Architect
3 11 (28.21%) Information Security Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Information Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) AWS Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Security Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 12 (30.77%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 6 (15.38%) Use Case
5 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) ArchiMate
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (10.26%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) Database Security
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.69%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) C-shell
2 4 (10.26%) Korn
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CISSP
2 5 (12.82%) CISM
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (5.13%) CCSE
4 2 (5.13%) CCSP
4 2 (5.13%) GIAC
4 2 (5.13%) SANS
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.56%) CRISC
5 1 (2.56%) GSEC
5 1 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) COBIT
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) GDPR
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (5.13%) HDFS
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) Openswan
4 1 (2.56%) pfSense
4 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.95%) Juniper
3 6 (15.38%) McAfee
3 6 (15.38%) Splunk
4 5 (12.82%) ArcSight
4 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
5 4 (10.26%) CyberArk
5 4 (10.26%) Symantec
5 4 (10.26%) Tripwire
6 3 (7.69%) F5
6 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (5.13%) Arista
7 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.13%) Google
7 2 (5.13%) Vyatta