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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Architect
Rank 612 629 622
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 28 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.011% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 3
Average daily rate £500 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £650 £475
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +36.84%
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 17 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 28 £500 -9.09% 4
London -7 10 £650 +18.18% 1
South East -9 6 £500 -23.07% 3
East of England - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 -
Cambridge - 6 £425 -
Surrey - 4 £519 - 1
Midlands - 2 £600 -
North West - 2 £650 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £650 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -

Information Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 53 (82.81%) Information Security
2 31 (48.44%) Security Architecture
3 29 (45.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (40.63%) CISSP
5 19 (29.69%) PCI DSS
6 16 (25.00%) CISM
7 15 (23.44%) Windows
7 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
8 14 (21.88%) Information Assurance
9 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (18.75%) Firewall
11 11 (17.19%) Linux
11 11 (17.19%) Network Security
12 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.63%) Cryptography
12 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
12 10 (15.63%) Legal
13 9 (14.06%) CISA
13 9 (14.06%) COBIT
14 8 (12.50%) Internet
14 8 (12.50%) CLAS
15 7 (10.94%) Information Governance
15 7 (10.94%) SABSA
15 7 (10.94%) VMware
15 7 (10.94%) Oracle
15 7 (10.94%) IBM
15 7 (10.94%) zOS
15 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
15 7 (10.94%) TOGAF

Information Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) iPlanet
2 4 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) BusinessWare
1 4 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.38%) PaaS
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) Network Security
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) Intranet
4 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) DB2
1 4 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Legal
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) International Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Cryptography
1 10 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) FMCG
3 4 (6.25%) AS400
4 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) zOS
4 4 (6.25%) AIX
4 4 (6.25%) Solaris
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Unix
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) Information Security
2 31 (48.44%) Security Architecture
3 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.88%) Information Assurance
5 13 (20.31%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.94%) Information Governance
6 7 (10.94%) SABSA
6 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (7.81%) OWASP
7 5 (7.81%) Security Operations
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.25%) DoDAF
8 4 (6.25%) MODAF
8 4 (6.25%) People Management
8 4 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (6.25%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) C
1 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) CISSP
2 16 (25.00%) CISM
3 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) CISA
5 8 (12.50%) CLAS
6 7 (10.94%) CISMP
6 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (6.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (6.25%) CCSP
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.25%) ISSAP
9 3 (4.69%) Degree
10 2 (3.13%) CEH
10 2 (3.13%) CSSLP
10 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (45.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (29.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.06%) COBIT
4 4 (6.25%) RMADS
5 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.56%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.25%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) IBM
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
1 7 (10.94%) VMware
2 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.25%) BEA
3 4 (6.25%) CA
3 4 (6.25%) Guidewire
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) Vitria
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
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