The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 587 570 570
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.035% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.038% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
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£513 £615 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £580 -
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Information Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Architect across the England region.

Information Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Information Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 8 £500 -41.17%
South East -25 4 £625 -3.84%
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
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Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 14 (70.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
4 8 (40.00%) SABSA
5 7 (35.00%) CISM
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (15.00%) COBIT
8 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
8 3 (15.00%) PayPal
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) SaaS
9 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (10.00%) Big Data
9 2 (10.00%) Database Security
9 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessWare
1 2 (10.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) zOS
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 14 (70.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (40.00%) SABSA
5 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (10.00%) Information Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (10.00%) Database Security
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.00%) DoDAF
8 2 (10.00%) MODAF
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) CISA
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) SSCP
5 2 (10.00%) PhD
5 2 (10.00%) CCSP
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CGEIT
6 1 (5.00%) CSSLP
6 1 (5.00%) CRISC
6 1 (5.00%) GCED
6 1 (5.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) PayPal
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) BEA
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Vitria
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec