The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Architect
Rank 551 515 559
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Architect 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.002% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.003% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate £500 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £526
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Network Security Architect
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Network Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Network Security Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 7 £500 -
South East - 3 £438 -
West Midlands -18 1 £508 -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Network Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Architect in their job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Network Security
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 9 (34.62%) Juniper
6 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (19.23%) McAfee
8 5 (19.23%) CCIE
8 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) BGP
9 4 (15.38%) OSPF
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) CISSP
9 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
9 4 (15.38%) F5
10 3 (11.54%) SIEM
10 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (11.54%) Aruba
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
10 3 (11.54%) Nokia
10 3 (11.54%) MPLS

Network Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Network Security
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) OSPF
4 4 (15.38%) BGP
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) LDAP
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) TACACS
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) CESG
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (11.54%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) SABSA
5 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) CCDE
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
5 4 (15.38%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Aruba
6 3 (11.54%) Nokia
6 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) IronPort
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.85%) ArcSight