The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank 135 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% - 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£580 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £615 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2909 2717 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.48% 91.85% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1347 1558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 212
Average hourly rate £16.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Architect
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) BS7799

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) BS7799