The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Architect
UK
Rank 584 592 600
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.071% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.075% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 4
Median daily rate £543 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £625 £395
% change year-on-year
-18.40% +58.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Information Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Architect in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 12 £510 -18.40% 5
London +15 6 £575 -11.53% 3
Bedfordshire -5 4 £468 -25.20%
East of England -12 4 £468 -25.20%
Luton +8 3 £425 -32.00%
North West +13 1 - -
South East +7 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Information Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 34 (87.18%) Information Security
2 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
3 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
5 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 8 (20.51%) CISM
7 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.95%) CISA
7 7 (17.95%) Retail
7 7 (17.95%) CESG
8 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) SABSA
9 5 (12.82%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) COBIT
10 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) CEH
10 4 (10.26%) SIEM
10 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (7.69%) CLAS
11 3 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) CESG
2 5 (12.82%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Information Security
2 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
3 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
4 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.38%) SABSA
6 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) SIEM
8 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 8 (20.51%) CISM
3 7 (17.95%) CISA
4 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) CEH
6 3 (7.69%) CLAS
6 3 (7.69%) CREST Certified
6 3 (7.69%) CRISC
6 3 (7.69%) PCI QSA
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) ISEB
8 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.56%) CISMP
8 1 (2.56%) GIAC
8 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) COBIT
3 3 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 2 (5.13%) RMADS
4 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.56%) GDPR
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Splunk
1 2 (5.13%) Symantec
1 2 (5.13%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.56%) FireEye
2 1 (2.56%) hybris
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
2 1 (2.56%) Proofpoint
2 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow