Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 July 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 583 595
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 9 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.057% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.060% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
London median daily rate £675 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £511 £463 £461
90th Percentile £888 £650 £678
England median daily rate £613 £550 £613
% change year-on-year +11.36% -10.20% +26.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39939 43163 43877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.12% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28436 31032 30461
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 494 759
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.18 £53.35
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Architect in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Architect in London

Information Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London +1 1 £600 +9.09%
Information Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) GDPR
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com