The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Architecture
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £533 £514 £528
% change year-on-year +3.64% -2.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £52.50 £68.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -22.79%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Security Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Architecture in Reading

Security Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Architecture in Reading

Security Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) HP Helion
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OSSTMM
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat