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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Architect
Rank 592 567 538
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£550 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £463 -
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
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 10 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 27 March 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
England -5 7 £550 +15.78% 2
London +7 6 £550 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £650 -
South East - 1 £650 - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (84.21%) Security Architecture
3 8 (42.11%) CISSP
4 7 (36.84%) CISM
5 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
6 4 (21.05%) SABSA
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) ISMS
6 4 (21.05%) Security Management
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.79%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.79%) ISSAP
7 3 (15.79%) COBIT
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) Cryptography

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (84.21%) Security Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
3 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) ISMS
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Security Management
4 4 (21.05%) SABSA
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Security
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) ISSAP
5 2 (10.53%) GSEC
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) CSSLP
5 2 (10.53%) GCED
6 1 (5.26%) ISACA
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) COBIT
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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