Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 - 220
Rank change year-on-year - +220 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Architect 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £600 - -
England median daily rate £600 £605 £550
% change year-on-year -0.83% +10.00% -8.33%
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 4,894 4,556 5,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.66% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,017 2,872 3,537
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £237
90th Percentile £575 £544 £547
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 196 237
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.63 £43.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 2018. 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
Birmingham - 4 £600 -
Coventry - 4 £600 -
Warwickshire - 3 £613 -
Information Security Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) GDPR
3 4 (57.14%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Internal Audit
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (57.14%) GitLab
3 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Threat Management
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (57.14%) OAuth
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
3 4 (57.14%) SABSA
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security

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 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
1 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) GitLab
General
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) OAuth
1 4 (57.14%) OAuth2
1 4 (57.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Internal Audit
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) SABSA
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) Threat Management
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop