Period
to 6 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

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 > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 198 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - +210
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 0
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
England median daily rate £550 £600 £588
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.13% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 3,606 4,947 4,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,336 3,077 2,978
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £192 £245 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £541
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 196 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.43% +15.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.84 £10.30
90th Percentile £36.00 £43.75 £47.05
England median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.07% +1.89%

Information Security Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Architect in the West Midlands

Information Security Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Architect in the West Midlands

Information Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Coventry +11 6 £550 -8.33%
Information Security Architect
England

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, Information Security Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Information Security Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (85.71%) Email Filtering
2 6 (85.71%) Web Filtering
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (85.71%) GDPR
2 6 (85.71%) Privileged Access Management
2 6 (85.71%) CASB
2 6 (85.71%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) Information Management
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (85.71%) COBIT
2 6 (85.71%) SCADA
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 6 (85.71%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF

Information Security Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (85.71%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Email Filtering
2 6 (85.71%) Information Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (85.71%) Privileged Access Management
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Web Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) COBIT
1 6 (85.71%) GDPR
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) CASB
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft