The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 608 604 576
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 20 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
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£525 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £538 £475
% change year-on-year
- +13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Information Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Information Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -6 13 £525 +0.96% 5
London -11 7 £525 +0.96% 5
Northern Ireland - 7 £538 -
Belfast - 6 £525 -
County Antrim - 6 £525 -
South East -18 4 £625 -3.84%
Berkshire - 3 - -
City of London -13 2 £600 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £500 -
Camberley - 1 £625 -
Surrey - 1 £625 -
Hayes - 1 £525 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (92.31%) Information Security
2 20 (76.92%) Security Architecture
3 15 (57.69%) CISSP
4 13 (50.00%) CISA
4 13 (50.00%) CISM
4 13 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) SABSA
6 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (30.77%) COBIT
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) CGEIT
8 7 (26.92%) CRISC
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Network Security
10 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.54%) Use Case
11 3 (11.54%) Big Data
11 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 3 (11.54%) PayPal

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Information Security
2 20 (76.92%) Security Architecture
3 13 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 12 (46.15%) SABSA
5 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.54%) Use Case
10 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (7.69%) Database Security
10 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
10 2 (7.69%) Security Management
10 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CISSP
2 13 (50.00%) CISA
2 13 (50.00%) CISM
3 7 (26.92%) CGEIT
3 7 (26.92%) CRISC
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) SSCP
5 2 (7.69%) PhD
6 1 (3.85%) GCED
6 1 (3.85%) GSEC
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (30.77%) COBIT
2 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) PayPal
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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