The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 195 203 225
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £615 -
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Information Security Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Architect across the City of London region.

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS