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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Architect
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
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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
2958 2589 2690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.12% 91.42% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1723 1312 1381
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 191 201
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) BS7799
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS7799