The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Information Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 169 206 204
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.073% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.076% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £580 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £520
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3345 5238 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.16% 95.05% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 4088 4008
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 77 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £10.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.60 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Information Security Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Information Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera