Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 88 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 14 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.11% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Reading median daily rate £580 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £513 £448 £472
90th Percentile £625 £596 £556
Berkshire median daily rate £584 £519 £500
% change year-on-year +12.53% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £24.50 -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Security Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Architecture in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
3 4 (28.57%) ArchiMate
3 4 (28.57%) CyberArk
3 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (28.57%) Tripwire
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec

Security Architecture
Co-occurring 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 6 (42.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) FTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
1 11 (78.57%) Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) ArchiMate
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (28.57%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) SABSA
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) C-shell
1 3 (21.43%) Korn
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISM
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) GIAC
2 2 (14.29%) SANS
3 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Openswan
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) CyberArk
1 4 (28.57%) Juniper
1 4 (28.57%) Symantec
1 4 (28.57%) Tripwire
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (7.14%) Arista
3 1 (7.14%) Vyatta