The median contractor rate for an Information Security Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Architect
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 601 626
Rank change year-on-year +20 +25  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 13 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.043% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.045% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 4
England median daily rate £613 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +4.76%  
10th Percentile £495 £453 £486
90th Percentile £888 £654 £564
UK median daily rate £613 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +11.36% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Security Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Architect in England

Information Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London -2 5 £688 +42.85% 1
South East +17 4 £563 +2.27%
South West +2 2 £500 -20.00%
Midlands +12 1 £500 -9.09%
East of England -7 1 £625 +13.63% 1
Information Security Architect
UK

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the England region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) CISSP
4 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) SIEM
5 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (15.79%) Splunk
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (15.79%) Database Security
7 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (15.79%) GDPR
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) DB2
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) McAfee
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) CESG

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) CESG
2 3 (15.79%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Security Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
4 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (26.32%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Database Security
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Data Security
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
7 2 (10.53%) SABSA
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CISM
5 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.26%) CCSA
6 1 (5.26%) CEH
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.26%) RMADS
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) McAfee
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
1 3 (15.79%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) FireEye
3 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Tripwire