Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 69 90
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Architecture 5 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 1.27% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.53% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Reading median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £466 £493 £440
90th Percentile £785 £625 £595
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +4.06%
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 1,240 1,047 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.17% 83.36% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 586 690
Reading median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% -
10th Percentile £213 £271 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 43
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -28.41% -11.69%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.05 £14.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -30.00%

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Architecture in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) HP Helion
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (20.00%) OpenID
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) HP Helion
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) OpenID
1 1 (20.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) B2C
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mirantis