The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 385 388 348
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 6 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.023% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.025% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
Information Security Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Information Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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.

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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Information Security Architect
England

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) CISM
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 4 (26.67%) CESG
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) Data Security
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) SABSA
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) COBIT
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) ISMS
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) GCED
7 2 (13.33%) CSSLP
7 2 (13.33%) CISA
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CESG
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Data Security
5 3 (20.00%) SABSA
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) ISMS
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) GCED
4 2 (13.33%) CSSLP
4 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 2 (13.33%) GSEC
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle